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California Passes Proposition 47

In this past November election, there were some very important initiatives up for consideration on the ballots. One of those was California Proposition 47, also known as the Reduced Penalties for some ...
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What Are Ignition Interlock Devices?

If you have been convicted of a DUI offense in which the penalties imposed include the installation of an ignition interlock device, you need to find out how they work, what it costs to install the ...
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Defenses to Field Sobriety Tests

In many states, including California, field sobriety tests are used as a way to test for intoxication of drivers. There are three standardized tests through the National Highway Traffic Safety ...
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Petty Theft Vs. Grand Theft in California

There are multiple types of levels of theft crimes in the state of California. There are differences between burglary, robbery, shoplifting, petty theft and grand theft. While they are all theft ...
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How Should I Decide Which Attorney To Hire?

If you are reading this, there's a high likelihood that you, a friend, or a family member has recently experienced a run in with the law that requires legal representation. Assuming this is the ...
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Handling Probation Violations

Probation violations are always tricky. Handling a probation violation is a true juggling act: you have to juggle the underlying offense for which you are on probation, any prior probation violations, ...
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Rigorous Negotiation gets Client 96hrs Jail despite three DUI arrests in 7 months!

Client was arrested for DUI (1st) in November, 2009. He was sentenced to standard DUI 1st terms, including 3 years probabtion. Client was subsequently arrested in May 2010 for his 2nd DUI (which also ...
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Felony DUI (4 within 10 years) reduced to misdemanor with no jail time!

After filing a motion to dismiss alleging various speedy trial right violations, Aguilar & Sonnonstine is able to get a felony DUI and two additional misdemanor charges dismissed, reducing the ...
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Aguilar & Sonnonstine Represent Client in Marijuana Cultivation Case

Four people were recently arrested in the City of Tustin when an anonymous tip lead police forces to their homes and warehouses. A search of the buildings uncovered what is reported as “sophisticated ...
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Aguilar & Sonnonstine Launches Updated Website!

Santa Ana Criminal Defense Attorneys Aguilar & Sonnonstine launched an updated version of their site.
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Welcome to our Santa Ana Law Blog

Our lawyers are pleased to announce the launch of our Santa Ana law blog, with an RSS feed available.
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