The California Supreme Court agreed that while Los Angeles DUI checkpoints are legal, even though they stop people without probable cause. The Court ruled that since the California DUI checkpoints are not criminal investigations in themselves, they are simply tool stop or deter drunk drivers.
That is why a top rated Los Angeles DUI Defense Attorney can ensure that your rights are being properly protected. Aggressive representation is necessary to protect the rights of those who enter a California DUI checkpoint and are arrested for a Los Angeles DUI.
While the Court had agreed that they were legal, they reiterated certain requirements. The justices stated that the DUI checkpoints must adhere to the guideline that the checkpoint must be publicly advertised.
If you have been arrested for a DUI in Los Angeles or you are under investigation for driving under the influence in Southern California, please contact Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Michael Kraut for 24/7 assistance by phone at (323) 464-6453 or toll free at (888) 334-6344 or online.