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Understanding DUI Checkpoints

DUI checkpoints are set up by law enforcement throughout Los Angeles at different locations to stop traffic and test for possible drunk driving or more precisely, to see if the person is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Los Angeles. These checkpoints are used throughout the city at different times to prevent drunk driving through the use of random locations and stops. However, there are strict regulations that must be followed by law enforcement when setting these checkpoints up, and if any have been violated, this can aid in your defense against any charges brought against you during one of these DUI roadblocks. With a knowledgeable Los Angeles DUI lawyer working for you, you may be able to fight your DUI charges.

Because each case involving a DUI charge is different, consulting with former prosecutor Michael Kraut at the at the Kraut Law Group will enable us to conduct a full investigation of the entire procedure that was used to arrest you for drunk driving.  Each step of the process, from where and how the roadblock was set up, to the field sobriety test, the arrest procedure and blood alcohol testing, must all comply with strict protocols. Failure of law enforcement to adhere to policy at any point can open the door for a defense on your behalf.

Defense Against Arrests at DUI Checkpoints

It would seem quite unjust to be arrested at a DUI checkpoint following dinner and a drink with close friends. Yet this can happens if the right set of circumstances occurs. When a checkpoint is set up right outside a restaurant and you consumed a drink or two, along with a heavy meal that may affect your blood alcohol level, you could suddenly find yourself considered driving under the influence. There are many defenses to DUI checkpoints that are set up through Los Angeles. There are strict rules that law enforcement must comply when establishing a checkpoint the guidelines of Ingersoll and the other case law concerning DUI checkpoints. 

As a former prosecutor who used to train law enforcement on DUI law and evidence, Michael Kraut and the Kraut Law Group will know the best way to attack the evidence the prosecution intends to use against you. Mr. Kraut works hard for his clients. We take each case personally and will fully evaluate your situation to determine the best defense for you. As a former Deputy District Attorney, Attorney Kraut has the experience on exactly how the prosecution will pursue their conviction and has the means to counteract them.

Contact a Los Angeles DUI Attorney from the Kraut Law Group for competent handling of your DUI case.

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