California Legal System Resources

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California Department of Motor Vehicles - 2004 Vehicle Code General Provisions and Divisions 1 - 18

This page contains the Table of Contents for the 2004 Vehicle Code General Provisions and Divisions 1 thru 18.

Arrest for Driving Under the Influence (DUI): General Information

This page contains general information about arrest for Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

California Department of Motor Vehicles Homepage.

The Department of Motor Vehicles enhances traffic safety through the testing and monitoring of drivers; protects identity by ensuring the integrity of DMV's database and the integrity of the licensing, identification, and registration documents it issues.

Northern California Association of Law Libraries

This website offers a great gateway to legal materials on the Internet. Link to California resources; law sources by subject; publishers, vendors, online services; current awareness tools; and news.

California District Attorneys Association

Originally composed of county counsels and district attorneys, the California District Attorneys Association has been in existence for over 50 years. As the interests of the group became increasingly diverse, the members decided to form an organization comprised exclusively of prosecutors. In 1974, CDAA was incorporated with the mission to serve the needs and promote the interests of California's prosecutors.

California State Attorney General

Attorney General Bill Lockyer was elected statewide to serve as the chief law officer of California. It is the duty of the Attorney General to see that the laws of the state are uniformly and adequately enforced (California Constitution, Article V, Section 13.) The Attorney General carries out responsibilities of the office through the California Department of Justice.
The Attorney General represents the people of California in civil and criminal matters before trial, appellate and the supreme courts of California and the United States. The Attorney General also serves as legal counsel to state officers and, with few exceptions, to state agencies, boards and commissions. Exceptions to the centralized legal work done on behalf of the state are listed in Section 11041 of the Government Code.

California Criminal Law

This site includes information about clearing criminal records.

California Criminal Law Observer

This site contains the "Three Strikes Law" code sections from the California Penal Code and also Proposition 184.

California Penal Code

This site links to the Penal Code as well as all the California Codes.

California Superior Court Contact Information.

Use the above link to find the location, phone number, or web site of a California Superior Court.

California statutory law.

California Law consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas, the State Constitution and Statutes. Information presented reflects laws currently in effect. All California Codes have been updated to include the 2003 Statutes.

Legal Information for the State of California.

Links to California Judiciary, Legal Sites, Government, Law Schools, Statutes and California Legal searches. Your Complete California Legal Link Page, with links to California Law, Agencies, and Statutes.

California Counties' Websites

California State Association of Counties web site.

CA Law Net's Criminal Law Pages

These links only provide initial contact points for those interested in researching the laws of California and the US or in reaching lawyers and government agencies.

DMV - V.C. Section 23152 - Driving Under Influence of Alcohol or Drugs

This Vehicle Code section makes it illegal for anyone to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Also makes it unlawful for any person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle.

California Department of Motor Vehicles Offices by Location

The maps to field offices, commercial driving test offices, investigations offices, driver safety offices.

Federal and state court forms.

Federal forms collection contains court forms for federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts. These forms are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).

Forensic Science Services public web site

Forensic Science Services public web site. Forensic Science Services (FSS) is a Division of the Sheriff-Coroner Department for the County of Orange, California.

Superior Court of California, county of San Bernandino.


Drunk driving defense is a specialized area. Let one of the qualified DUI LAWS attorneys find a solution to your legal problem if you, or someone you care about, has been arrested for DUI or DWI. Contact a DUI LAWS lawyer near you for a free consultation at 1.800.DUI.LAWS.

Please note: Laws change frequently and thus the information provided should not be relied upon as legal advice. To be certain, contact a criminal defense attorney for a legal assistance. is not liable for any misinformation that users obtain from using this site.

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