Freedom of Information Act and DUIs

The same information act used to seek breath testing equipment in Humboldt County DUIs is now being used to seek Bin Laden pictures.  In cases involving allegations of driving under the influence we have successfully challenged the results of certain breath and blood testing equipment by requesting all documents concerning testing of those machines for accuracy.   We have been able to obtain important testing documents through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.  It was recently discovered that both the Eureka Police Department and Department of Justice breath testing devices were c



If you have been arrested for a DUI in Humboldt County,  you were likely given a pink notice of suspension and temporary driver's license at the time of your arrest or release from jail.   It is important that you seek legal advice immediately because you have only ten (10) days after receipt of the notice of suspension to request a Department of Motor Vehicles ("DMV") hearing or your license will be administratively suspended by the DMV.   If you are 21 years of age or older, and took a blood, breath, or urine test, and the results showed .08% Blood Alcohol Content ("BAC") or more,  a firs


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