DUI Myths vs. Truths

As we celebrate the holidays and the new year ahead, the Law Offices of Jeffery K. Rubenstein hope the information below on DUI investigations, arrest, and prosecution is helpful to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy. The law on DUI investigations is complex; there are different laws for specific types of investigations. […]

Common Legal Myths vs. Truth

Myth: “I did not know it was illegal” is a good defense to committing a crime. Truth: Ignorance of the law is not a defense to committing a crime. Myth: If I am arrested, I get to make a phone call. Truth: Law enforcement is not required to provide a person with a phone call. […]

DUI Convictions and the California IID Law

What is an Ignition Interlock Device (IID)? An IID is a breath machine which is connected to the starting-component of a vehicle. For the vehicle to start, the driver must blow into the device. The device is installed on the vehicle’s steering column. The sample of air blown into the device is then analyzed by […]

California’s Mental Health Diversion Program

What is Mental Health Diversion? Under Penal Code Section 1001.36, California’s “Mental Health Diversion” pre-trial program allows individuals who are facing certain misdemeanor or felony charges to obtain mental health treatment if they suffer from a qualifying mental health disorder. This “pretrial diversion program” allows an eligible and suitable defendant to postpone further action in […]

Now Accepting New Clients for State and Federal Criminal Matters 2022 Case Successes

After a busy post-Covid season, The Law Office of Jeffery K. Rubenstein successfully resolved many cases in both California State and Federal Court with “not guilty” jury verdicts, case dismissals, and helped our clients remain out of custody. We are pleased to announce that we are now available to devote our time, knowledge and experience […]

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