Darren Kavinoky

name Darren Kavinoky is a Los Angeles-based criminal defense lawyer who practices throughout California. He is the Managing Shareholder of The Kavinoky Law Firm, an 11-lawyer criminal defense firm that handles criminal defense matters exclusively. Darren has provided legal commentary on Larry King Live, the Today Show, Celebrity Justice and many other TV and radio programs. He is a nationally-renowned lecturer and author who delights in sharing his experience with others. More information about Darren and The Kavinoky Law Firm can be found at http://www.nocuffs.com or www.Californiaduihelp.com and www.gotadui.com.

Forced Blood Draw

07th June 2006
Forced Blood Draw When a person has been lawfully arrested for a DUI, the Implied Consent provision of the California Vehicle Code mandates that they take a chemical test in order to determine their blood alcohol content (BAC). Although a person may re... Read >

Blood Tests

07th June 2006
Blood Tests When a person is arrested for a DUI, that person must submit to a chemical test under the "Implied Consent" provision in the California Vehicle Code. Implied Consent, under Section 23612 states that if a person is lawfully arrested for a DU... Read >

Shooting From a Motor Vehicle

07th June 2006
Shooting From a Motor Vehicle Shooting a firearm from a motor vehicle, commonly known as a "drive-by" shooting, results in increased penalties. It is a felony punishable by an additional and consecutive term of imprisonment in the state prison for 5, 6... Read >

Misdemeanors vs. Felonies

07th June 2006
Misdemeanors vs. Felonies Most states break their crimes into two major groups, felonies and misdemeanors. The difference between the two types of crime is the punishment involved. Where a crime can be punished with a year of more of imprisonment in st... Read >

The Process in a Misdemeanor Case

07th June 2006
The Process in a Misdemeanor Case Arraignment The arraignment is the defendant's first court hearing after the arrest, booking, and initial bail phases of the criminal process have taken place. This is usually the first opportunity for the defendant t... Read >
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