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Defend Yourself by Knowing about DUI/DWI Tests and Search & Seizure Laws

Posted by Lynn Gorelick | May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is important to inform yourself of your rights when dealing with law enforcement officials, as the procedures performed during DUI/DWI traffic stops may lead you to falsely incriminate yourself. If you would like to know more about defending yourself in the face of a drunk driving arrest in the Oakland, CA area, visit the following resources and contact the Gorelick Law Offices (510) 785-1444.

Defend yourself by knowing what to do during a Check Stop

Learn about the penalties incurred for refusing to submit to a chemical BAC test with this FAQ from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus is one of the most commonly performed field sobriety tests. Discover how it works in this article from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Visit to learn how you can protect your right to privacy against unlawful searches and seizures.

For information on a disturbing new ruling regarding the search of cell phones after an individual's arrest, read this article from MSNBC.

The National Motorists Association explains what you should do during a routine DUI/DWI stop to ensure just treatment.

Read about the question of privacy rights during DUI/DWI roadblocks on this page from

When you need a skilled DUI/DWI attorney in the Oakland area, email or call Gorelick Law Offices at (510) 785-1444 . Whether you have been arrested on a DUI/DWI charge or are facing an even more serious charge such as a drunk driving accident, an experienced DUI/DWI attorney is a must. For more information about our legal services, visit us today at our website.

About the Author

Lynn Gorelick

Lynn Gorelick has been an attorney for over 36 years. She is the Attorney Lynn Gorelick is the Immediate Past President of the California DUI Lawyers Association and a Faculty and Sustaining member of the National College of DUI Defense. Lynn is a Specialist Member of the California DUI Lawyers Association and lectures frequently to other attorneys regarding DUI and DMV issues.


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