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Lawrence Wolf

10390 Santa Monica Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Angeles CA 90025
(310) 277-2660

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Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf

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 Mr. Wolf has both prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with DUI, license suspension, drunk driving, driving while intoxicated and vehicular manslaughter crimes. Lawrence Wolf has been a pioneer in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. He has established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties.

If you are facing DUI or drunk driving charges in California, you need the assistance of an experienced and competent California DUI lawyer. Call today for your free consultation.

While being convicted of a DUI offense used to mean a "slap on the wrist" or, at most a fine; it now carries large fines, severe penalties, a criminal record and often life-changing consequences. It is important to remember, however, that being arrested for DUI does not mean that you are guilty.

If you are arrested in California for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or both, you will considered to have been in violation of the California Vehicle code section 23152 (a). You will also most likely be charged with California Vehicle code section 23152 (b). This code basically states that anyone over the age of 21 who operates a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08 is in violation of the law, and anyone under the age of 21 who operates a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.01 is in violation of the law, and, if convicted you will face license suspensions, fines, and perhaps jail. If you are arrested, don't attempt to defend yourself and don't call just any lawyer. Make sure you have at attorney on your side who knows the California DUI laws and knows how to defend you. 

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Attorney Profiles

California Drunk Driving Defense Lawyers

Lawrence Wolf

Lawrence Wolf has been helping individuals charged with crimes for over 35 years. He has both prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime. Specializing in the field of criminal law, he is a recognized expert in Drunk Driving, Addiction-related offenses and Juvenile Law. Lawrence Wolf has been a pioneer in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. Along with Laura McCabe, he has established The Center for Law and Addiction which offers treatment designed to address the problems at the root of many offenses. He has established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties.

HE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Laura McCabe

Laura McCabe's 23 years experience in the Chemical Dependency and Addiction field provides each client with a comprehensive solution-based plan which addresses the legal and personal crises. Laura has an established track record of helping clients and families afflicted with compulsive and addictive behaviors. These individuals often face criminal consequences resulting from their inability to control their addictions.

LAURA TAKES A COMPASSIONATE AND SENSITIVE APPROACH TO EACH CLIENT.

Richard Sudar

Richard Sudar, of counsel to the Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf, has extensive practice in the criminal arena. Prior to practicing as a criminal defense attorney, he most recently served as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles. As a Deputy District Attorney, Richard successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases. From his experience as a prosecutor he has established relationships with numerous Judges and District Attorneys. He is now using those relationships and his knowledge from the inside to give his clients the best possible representation and results. He has participated competitively in nationally recognized trial competitions and has been honored with the prestigious Byrne Trial Advocacy Award.

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Why Police May Pull You Over

The Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf have been helping individuals charged with drunk driving crimes for over 30 years. Mr. Wolf has both prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with DUI, license suspension, drunk driving, driving while intoxicated and vehicular manslaughter crimes. Lawrence Wolf has been a pioneer in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. He has established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties.

In order to be pulled over by the police, they must have a reason to do so. They may see an abnormal driving behavior such as weaving, a mechanical problem with your vehicle such as a broken head light, or a driving infraction such as an illegal turn. Swerving for a reason, operating a motor vehicle that has a broken taillight, or making an improper lane change is a driving infraction - it is not a crime. However, the police have been trained to equate abnormal driving behavior with alcohol and/or drug impairment and will probably already have concluded (in their own mind) that you are driving under the influence. Pull over when requested, show your proper documentation and do not volunteer any other information. An experienced DUI lawyer will be able to sort through all the red tape and will have a better chance of defending you if you leave the legalities to them.

The police may pull your vehicle for a number of reasons including broken lights, expired plates, etc. and may, when they pull you over suspect that you are driving under the influence. They may also suspect that you are driving your vehicle while under the influence if you demonstrate "abnormal" driving behavior. NHTSA (the National Highway Transportation Safety Association), in conjunction with various law enforcement agencies have come up with a set of "clues" that they say may determine that you are DUI. They are as follows:

Problems Maintaining Proper Lane Position: Weaving, Weaving across lane lines, Straddling a lane line, Swerving, Turning with a wide radius, Drifting, Almost striking a vehicle or other object.

Speed and Braking Problems: Stopping problems (too far, too short, or too jerky), Accelerating or decelerating for no apparent reason, Varying speed, Slow speed (10+ mph under limit).

Vigilance Problems: Driving in opposing lanes or wrong way on one-way, Slow response to traffic signals, Slow or failure to respond to officer's signals, Stopping in lane for no apparent reason, Driving without headlights at night, Failure to signal or signal inconsistent with action.

Judgment Problems: Following too closely, Improper unsafe lane change, Illegal or improper turn (too fast, jerky, sharp, etc.), Driving on other than the designated roadway, Stopping inappropriately in response to officer, Inappropriate or unusual behavior (throwing, arguing, etc.), Appearing to be impaired.

Once they have stopped your vehicle, there are several additional "clues" that they will look for. They are as follows:

  • Difficulty with motor vehicle controls
  • Difficulty exiting the vehicle
  • Fumbling with driver's license or registration
  • Repeating questions or comments
  • Swaying, unsteady, or balance problems
  • Leaning on the vehicle or other object
  • Slurred speech
  • Slow to respond to officer or officer must repeat
  • Provides incorrect information, changes answers
  • Odor of alcoholic beverage from the driver

There are hundreds of reasons why you may exhibit any of the above signs and none of them can be proof that you are, in fact, driving under the influence.

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Testimonials

Dear Larry,

I'd like to sincerely thank both of you - for your expertise, compassion and professional handling of my D.U.I. crisis. As you know, this ordeal has been humiliating, enlightening, expensive and cathartic. God, myself and society have slapped me hard in the face. You assisted me in managing the situation. You do excellent work.

Thank you.

Sincerely, Brian H.


Dear Lawrence:

I'm writing to you to thank you for the magnificent job you all did with my case. I really appreciate how you defended me. I have talks with friends and none of them have received the same help I received with you. I was helped by a friendly and respectful hand and I won't forget that. If I ever need to look for a Law Office, definitely I wouldn't wait to call you because you are the best. Thank you so much for all the help you provided me.

Sincerely, Joaquin M.


Dear Mr. Wolf,

You may not remember who I am right away. I was a client of yours in 19--. You helped me when I was arrested for possession of a false California Drivers License. At that time, I made you aware of the fact that I intended to pursue a career in law. You immediately realized the detrimental effect that my case could have had on my ever becoming an attorney. As a result, you vigorously argued on my behalf, and successfully eliminated this threat.

I assume that you probably do not hear from your former clients very often. Since you are currently a member of the profession I intend to become a part of, I felt it would be appropriate to inform you of my status. Beginning this August, I will be attending ----- University School of Law. If it had not been for your dedication to my case, this accomplishment may not have been a reality.

For this, I thank you Counselor.

Best Regards, A.M.


Dear Mr. Wolf,

Enclosed please find a copy of a letter of commendation to the California State Bar Association.

Thanks for your consideration, which at the time may not have seemed important, but was well received.

Sincerely, Daniel W.


California State Bar Association
To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing in commendation of attorney Lawrence Wolf. My son met with Mr. Wolf in conjunction with a traffic accident. Although my son ultimately went to someone else, it is the initial meeting upon which I wish to comment. My son was very apprehensive about the situation. Mr. Wolf was considerate and supportive, making quite sure that he understood the legal sequence of events and to view the events in a calm and realistic manner.

I may also add that I found him cordial and cooperative with regard to the cost of his services.

From an appreciative parent,

Sincerely, Daniel W.


Dear Lawrence:

I'm sending you this testimonial letter of my experience with your firm. This is my honest and truthful description of the excellent and professional services I received.

I was facing a very difficult time, I was serving time in an Orange County jail, 90 days and I was left on three years probation. At the same I had a warrant for my arrest in L.A. County. If I was ever arrested, I would have violated my probation, and I would be sent to a federal prison for three years. My first lawyer from Orange County should have taken care of that, but he didn't and he left me hanging, without ever answering my calls.

That's when I received a letter from you, offering your services. I called my wife and gave her your number and she called you and made arrangements with your firm. Within two days you had a plan and an answer to our dilemma. You had the charges dropped and my warrant released and I was able to go home on my release date instead of being transferred from one jail to another.

My hope and my life were in your hands, but you sure came through for me. Now I only wish I'd have known about you from the beginning of my problems. I'm sure it would not have been that bad. Now I live a very normal life again, even though I am on probation still. I would not hesitate to call you if I ever run into trouble again. I tell everybody about you, you are very good. How can I ever thank you enough? THANKS A MILLION!

Sincerely, Oscar M.


Dear Mr. Wolf,

Thank you for all that you've done.

Teddy M.


I was looking at 4 months in jail, job loss and losing so much more. A DUI and an accident makes me a person who did something wrong. Criminal? The very first time I saw you, I knew I chose the right attorney. The things you said and did settled me down right away. When you told me, "Mark, you are not a criminal," I knew I made the correct choice for representation. There is something about you that makes me feel incredibly at ease. I will never forget what you have done and are doing for me. This ordeal is by no means over, and I will follow the judge's orders to get me out of their minds. The other day I told another attorney what happened, and he was surprised. You worked a legal miracle. There are not words that can describe how thankful I am. I tell my son what a good attorney you are. When he gets older it would not be right not to tell him the story about December 7, 2002, around 11:00pm. You are truly a great person, benchmark for great attorneys and my hero.

P.S. I still can't believe my plea. Thanks.

Mark A.


Dear Larry:

Thank you for helping me with my legal matter and for lowering your fee which was very kind of you.

In addition, I think you should know that Gabe (Gabriel Dorman) is an excellent attorney. He clearly knows all the applicable law and is able to handle himself in the courtroom even against the rudest of judges.

Gabe possesses a quality that one does not learn in law school nor in a bar course. He has the ability to bond with his client. To reassure his client that whatever the outcome he is on your side. In my case, I felt that was really important to me. When I was really angry and upset with the outcome I was never upset with nor blamed my representation as many clients do. I knew the problem was the judge and the system. It was easy for me to see because Gabe was there for me.

He is your right arm. Cultivate him and help him to grow with you and your firm will multiply and be very successful. That’s what I needed when I had a business. Good luck. God bless.

Your friend, Ardin L.


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Office Locations

 

LOS ANGELES

10390 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90025-5091
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BURBANK

3500 Olive Avenue,
Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
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SOUTH BAY

21250 Hawthorne Blvd.,
Suite 500
Torrance, CA 90503
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ENCINO

Wells Fargo Bank Building
15760 Ventura Blvd.,
7th Floor
Encino, CA 91436
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WOODLAND HILLS

Glendale Federal Building
5850 Canoga Avenue,
4th and 5th Floors
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
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PASADENA

Corporate Center Pasadena
225 South Lake Avenue
Mezzanine Level
and Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
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SANTA MONICA

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Plaza
2450 Broadway Avenue,
Suite 550
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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MARINA DEL REY

Marina Towers
4676 Admiralty Way
South Tower, Third Floor
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
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ORANGE COUNTY

Airport Executive Suites
2102 Business Center Drive,
Suite 130
Irvine, CA 92715
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SACRAMENTO

901 "H" Street
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Sacramento, CA 95814
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Lawrence Wolf

Lawrence Wolf

Lawrence Wolf has been helping individuals charged with crimes for over 35 years. He has both prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime. Specializing in the field of criminal law, he is a recognized expert in Drunk Driving, Addiction-related offenses and Juvenile Law. Lawrence Wolf has been a pioneer in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. Along with Laura McCabe, he has established The Center for Law and Addiction which offers treatment designed to address the problems at the root of many offenses. He has established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties.

Laura McCabe

Laura McCabe

Laura McCabe's 23 years experience in the Chemical Dependency and Addiction field provides each client with a comprehensive solution-based plan which addresses the legal and personal crises. Laura has an established track record of helping clients and families afflicted with compulsive and addictive behaviors. These individuals often face criminal consequences resulting from their inability to control their addictions.

LAURA TAKES A COMPASSIONATE AND SENSITIVE APPROACH TO EACH CLIENT.

Richard Sudar

Richard Sudar

Richard Sudar, of counsel to the Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf, has extensive practice in the criminal arena. Prior to practicing as a criminal defense attorney, he most recently served as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles. As a Deputy District Attorney, Richard successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases. From his experience as a prosecutor he has established relationships with numerous Judges and District Attorneys. He is now using those relationships and his knowledge from the inside to give his clients the best possible representation and results. He has participated competitively in nationally recognized trial competitions and has been honored with the prestigious Byrne Trial Advocacy Award.

White Collar Crimes

California White Collar Crimes Attorneys

The LAW OFFICES OF LAWRENCE WOLF have been helping individuals charged with white collar crimes in Los Angeles for over 30 years. Mr. Wolf has both prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime. Lawrence Wolf has been a pioneer in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. He has established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties.

The Los Angeles white collar crime defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf has a long history of successfully handling the defense of clients charged with ALL white collar crime matters in California.

White collar crime are usually crimes of theft and deception committed by salaried professional people as opposed to other crimes that use force. White collar crimes can be prosecuted at the state level or federal level, or both. Penalties for being convicted of white collar crime typically consist of fines, restitution and, in some cases, prison.

Some of the more common white collar crimes are defined below:

BRIBERY

Bribery is defined as the "corrupt payment or receipt of anything of value in return for official action".

EMBEZZLEMENT

Embezzlement is defined as the "fraudulent conversion of property of another by a person in lawful possession of that property".

EXTORTION

Extortion is defined as "forcing a person to give up property through the use of violence, fear or under pretense of authority".

FORGERY

Forgery is defined as the "making or altering of a false writing with intent to defraud".

FRAUD

Fraud is defined to be "an intentional perversion of truth" or a "false misrepresentation of a matter of fact" which induces another person to "part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right".

LARCENY

Larceny is the "taking and carrying away of tangible personal property of another by trespass with intent to permanently (or for an unreasonable time) deprive the person of his interest in the property". Larceny must involve personal property, and it must be capable of being possessed, and carried away.

PERJURY

Perjury is the "willful and corrupt taking of a false oath in regard to a material matter in a judicial proceeding".

In addition to the above, crimes such as COMPUTER FRAUD, TELEMARKETING FRAUD, TAX EVASION, TAX FRAUD, INSURANCE FRAUD, crimes committed under the jurisdiction of commodities law and securities law also fall under the definition of white collar crimes.

It is imperative that you protect your legal rights. Never agree to talk to officials or answer any of their questions regarding a possible investigation into a white collar crime until you have discussed the matter with a Los Angeles white collar crime defense lawyer who is experienced in white collar crime and an expert in both the state and federal court systems.

All of the above crimes, either felony or misdemeanor, are very serious charges and can carry life changing consequences. If you or someone you know has been arrested, or is being investigated for a crime, you need advice from an experienced California business crime defense lawyer now! Protect your rights and your freedom.

Federal Crimes

The LAW OFFICES OF LAWRENCE WOLF have been helping individuals charged with federal crimes for over 30 years. Mr. Wolf has both prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime. Lawrence Wolf has been a pioneer in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. He has established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties.

The Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf has a long history of successfully handling the defense of clients charged with Federal crimes in California. There are more than 100 types of offenses that fall under the category of “federal crimes”; and, in addition to these, ANY crime that is committed on federal property is subject to federal prosecution. Examples of federal crimes are:

Accounting Fraud
Antitrust
Bank Fraud
Bankruptcy Fraud
Child Pornography
Computer Crimes
Computer Hacking
Controlled Substance Violations
Conspiracy
Corporate Crimes
Counterfeiting
Customs Violations
Drug Manufacturing
Drug Possession/Sales
Drug Trafficking
Espionage

Export/Import Crimes
Gun Law Violations
Health Care Fraud
Immigration Law Violations
Internet Fraud
Kidnapping
Mail Fraud
Money Laundering
Multi-Level Marketing
RICO Crimes
Securities Fraud
Social Security Fraud
Tax Crimes
Terrorism
Weapons Charges
Wire fraud

Go to http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/18/ to view a detailed version of the U.S. criminal code.

While most Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys can adequately represent you in State court, very few have the knowledge and experience to represent you in Federal Court. Federal Crimes are prosecuted in the United States District Court and are subject to federal law. Federal cases are usually more complex than state crimes and require more preparation and experience than a State felony or misdemeanor crime.

Federal sentencing guidelines require that judges must impose pre-determined minimum mandatory sentence and, even though the judges may feel that the sentence is excessive, they have virtually no authority to deviate from those guidelines. A Los Angeles Federal crime defense attorney who can navigate the complicated point-system upon which the sentencing guidelines are based, may be able to successfully argue your case in federal court resulting in a reduced sentence or even dismissal.

All of the above federal crimes are very serious charges and can carry life altering consequences. If you or someone you know has been arrested, or is being investigated for a federal offense, you need advice from an experienced California Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer. Protect your rights and your freedom….

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Drunk Driving

Suspended drivers license. Mandatory jail time. These are just a few of the consequences of a DUI conviction in California. If you've been arrested for drunk driving, you need an experienced, aggressive and reputable Los Angeles DUI attorney on your side. You need the Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf.

California DUI laws are becoming stricter with each passing year. California especially has adopted a policy of zero tolerance when it comes to operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level (BAC) exceeding 0.08 percent or with an open container in tow. The consequences of DUI convictions, which range from losing your license to hefty fines and even jail time, are nothing to laugh at. Even more sobering is the possibility that your personal and professional reputation could be sullied with a permanent record of your DUI.

The recent crackdown on DUI cases is understandable -- alcohol contributes to a death every 33 minutes and costs the public billions each year in damages, loss of life and reduced productivity. First-time violators are treated just as harshly as repeat offenders, though penalties are increased with each violation. And associated charges, such as child endangerment, speeding, or stiff penalties concerning underage drinking, can increase the weight of a California drunk driving conviction.

Blood Alcohol Calculation

What are your options if you've been pulled over and accused of drunk driving in Southern California? First, know your rights. You must be read your Miranda rights if arrested and will be subjected to a barrage of sobriety tests, including breath and/or blood tests. IT IS A CRIME TO REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO CHEMICAL TESTING IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. Though you should remain cooperative and surrender your license to the police when asked, you still have legal rights once you leave the police station.

Unfortunately, you have as little as ten days to protest a license suspension related to a DUI arrest in California. Time is of the essence -- seek out a lawyer with a track record of successful dismissals and not guilty verdicts in Los Angeles DUI cases. Your California DUI lawyer will know the ins and outs of the law and can help construct a legal defense that will keep you on the road with your reputation intact.

Interested with a free consultation with the experienced Los Angeles DUI defense attorneys of the Law offices of Lawrence Wolf? Help is just a free phone call away.

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Suspended drivers license. Mandatory jail time. These are just a few of the consequences of a DUI conviction in California. If you've been arrested for drunk driving, you need an experienced, aggressive and reputable Los Angeles DUI attorney on your side. You need the Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf.

California DUI laws are becoming stricter with each passing year. California especially has adopted a policy of zero tolerance when it comes to operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level (BAC) exceeding 0.08 percent or with an open container in tow. The consequences of DUI convictions, which range from losing your license to hefty fines and even jail time, are nothing to laugh at. Even more sobering is the possibility that your personal and professional reputation could be sullied with a permanent record of your DUI.

The recent crackdown on DUI cases is understandable -- alcohol contributes to a death every 33 minutes and costs the public billions each year in damages, loss of life and reduced productivity. First-time violators are treated just as harshly as repeat offenders, though penalties are increased with each violation. And associated charges, such as child endangerment, speeding, or stiff penalties concerning underage drinking, can increase the weight of a California drunk driving conviction.

What are your options if you've been pulled over and accused of drunk driving in Southern California? First, know your rights. You must be read your Miranda rights if arrested and will be subjected to a barrage of sobriety tests, including breath and/or blood tests. IT IS A CRIME TO REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO CHEMICAL TESTING IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. Though you should remain cooperative and surrender your license to the police when asked, you still have legal rights once you leave the police station.

Unfortunately, you have as little as ten days to protest a license suspension related to a DUI arrest in California. Time is of the essence -- seek out a lawyer with a track record of successful dismissals and not guilty verdicts in Los Angeles DUI cases. Your California DUI lawyer will know the ins and outs of the law and can help construct a legal defense that will keep you on the road with your reputation intact.

Interested with a free consultation with the experienced Los Angeles DUI defense attorneys of the Law offices of Lawrence Wolf? Help is just a free phone call away.

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Multiple DUI

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Multiple Drunk Driving Convictions

Most Californians have heard of at least a few consequences of driving under the influence, such as license suspension; however, most of us do not realize the severity of multiple DUI convictions. When a person has previous DUI arrests and/or convictions on his or her record, being charged once again for such an offense is needless to say a complex situation. Even if a person was deemed guilty for DUI in the past, it does not mean that they are guilty of DUI for an arrest in the present.

Depending on former multiple convictions for DUI, the penalties a person may face involve steep monetary fines, mandatory jail time, probation, and an ignition interlock device being installed and paid for by the convicted person. An ignition interlock device is meant to hinder the driver from being able to start a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. The extreme variability in the harshness of DUI penalties is enough to overwhelm even the strongest and most educated person. This is why individuals with multiple DUI convictions who are facing a new DUI charge should strongly consider seeking the legal advice and representation of a skilled California DUI defense attorney.

At the forefront of determining if a person was under the influence while driving is field sobriety tests, which are commonly misunderstood. These types of tests conducted by law enforcement do not rely on using a breathalyzer or blood test to determine a person's blood alcohol content (BAC). Rather, a succession of routine movements encompass field sobriety testing to analyze a suspect's coordination, balance, ability to comprehend and carry-out directions, and reaction time.

It is important for a person with multiple DUI convictions to know that in many situations, a person may find that politely refusing to perform field sobriety testing will benefit their case. These types of tests can often be based on subjective observations of law enforcement and can even be administered by a person who is improperly trained, unprepared, or unable to properly evaluate the results. Considering that human error can play a role in field sobriety test results, it may be better to refuse field sobriety testing in favor of blood or breath testing. In addition, a suspect's field sobriety test performance may be heavily influenced by roadside conditions like weather or road surface, a disability that affects balance or coordination, or fatigue.

If you have multiple DUI convictions and have recently been arrested for driving under the influence in California, you do not have to go through the challenging process of defending your rights and getting your life in order on your own. At the Law Office of Lawrence Wolf, our experienced Los Angeles multiple DUI conviction attorneys have the knowledge and resources to build you a strong defense so that your future does not need to be jeopardized. Call Lawrence Wolf today for your free and comprehensive consultation.

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Sex Crime

The LAW OFFICES OF LAWRENCE WOLF has been helping individuals charged with sex crimes in Los Angeles for over 30 years. Mr. Wolf has both prosecuted and defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime. Lawrence Wolf has been a pioneer in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. He has established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties.

The aggressive California sex crime defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Lawrence Wolf have a long history of successfully handling the defense of clients charged with ALL types of sex crimes in California. Some examples of crimes that are considered criminal sexual behavior in California are:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Battery
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Rape
  • Statutory Rape
  • Date Rape
  • Criminal Sexual Contact
  • Forced or Unlawful Copulation
  • Unlawful Sodomy
  • Unlawful Penetration
  • Sex Crimes Upon a Dependant Adult
  • Unlawful Possession of Pornography
  • Solicitation
  • Prostitution
  • Pimping
  • Pandering
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Lewd Acts

There are many types of sexual assault or sexual abuse, including many of the terms listed above. Sexual assault, in most states, includes any type of unwanted physical contact with any sexual organ. Most sexual abuse and/or sexual assault crimes are felonies in California. In some states the laws include provisions against aggressive sexually suggestive statements, where no physical contact occurs. Physical contact is "unwanted" if the victim did not legally consent to such contact. Examples of non-consent are, saying “no”, physically objecting, being intoxicated or incapacitated to the point of not being able to give consent. Sexual contact with an intoxicated person can be considered sexual assault, "date-rape" or statutory rape.

Statutory rape is defined as sexual intercourse with a female below he legal age of consent but above the age of a child. In most states the age of consent is 18 and you are no longer considered a child when you reach the age of 14. Even if the person under the age of consent has knowingly, willingly, and with mutual consent, participated in sexual intercourse with an adult, and refuses to cooperate with the state, charges can still be filed against the adult perpetrating the act. There are additional laws and penalties imposed when a person of authority such as a teacher, priest, or member of the community held in high esteem engages in sexual relations with a person (male or female) under the age of majority.

Date Rape is forcible sexual intercourse by a male acquaintance of a woman, during a voluntary social engagement in which the woman did not intend to submit to the sexual advances and resisted. The fact that the engagement was voluntary and the parties were acquainted is not a defense to this type of charge.

Prostitution, solicitation, pandering or pimping are either considered felonies or misdemeanors in the State of California. Prostitution is defined as any person who receives payment for sexual intercourse or any other sexual acts. Pimping is defined as any person soliciting acts of prostitution or pandering on behalf of another.

Lewd acts, lascivious conduct and indecent exposure are usually charged as misdemeanor crimes in the State of California. These crimes involve public sexual acts or the exposing of the genitals in a public place.


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