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New commercial driver laws take effect

Posted on September 25, 2017 by leichtlawstage

In accordance with federal law, effective on May 10, 2017, a new law went into effect where the California Department of Motor Vehicles requires all new and existing commercial driver license applicants to provide the DMV with proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency and proof...

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Tips for finding the best criminal defense....

Posted on September 18, 2017 by leichtlawstage

If you’re in trouble with the law, the last thing you want to do is make matters worse for yourself by hiring inferior legal representation. Getting the best possible lawyer to represent you is a high stakes decision that could impact your pocketbook and your freedom. There...

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Passage of SB 1046 expands DUI Ignition....

Posted on September 11, 2017 by leichtlawstage

In September 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 1046 which expanded a pilot program affecting DUI offenders statewide. The pilot program extended the use Ignition Interlock Devices (IID) in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Alameda and Tulare counties for DUI offenders in order to get a restricted...

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Traffic tickets in California could be decriminalized

Posted on September 4, 2017 by leichtlawstage

Traffic ticket attorneys are closely monitoring proposed legislation being drafted by the California legislature that would make traffic violations civil offenses. Under the new legislation, drivers would be protected from arrests and fines for not showing up on the court appearance date when they are issued a...

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Strategies for fighting a traffic ticket

Posted on July 21, 2016 by leichtlawstage

Like it or not, many of us have been stopped and given a traffic ticket at some point in our driving lives. While it’s not the end of the world, a conviction can cost you hundreds of dollars in fines, and even more in increased insurance premiums....

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More than just a driver may be....

Posted on June 27, 2016 by leichtlawstage

When a commercial vehicle of any kind is involved in a traffic accident, a different and more complicated set of circumstances kicks in for anyone who may be a victim. This is the case whether a commercial trucker is at fault, or a taxi, limo, bus, delivery...

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