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Are Commercial Drivers’ DUI Penalties Appropriate?

More and more it is becoming quite clear that for many people the penalties for Driving Under the Influence outside the courtroom are more severe than the court imposed penalties.  For example a Commercial Driver will become disqualified for a commercial license for a period of one year if their license is suspended by the […]

DUI Bar to Real Estate License

A conviction of a DUI can prevent the issuance or cause the suspension or revocation of a real estate license if combined with another conviction involving drugs or alcohol. The California Real Estate Commissioner has developed criteria for the denial, suspension or revocation of a real estate license in addition to the laws passed by […]

Revocation or Denial of a Merchant Mariner Credential Because of a DUI

A Merchant Marine Credential (MMC) is a credential issued by the U.S. Coast Guard combining the elements of the merchant mariner’s document, merchant mariner’s license, and certificate of registry, which are no longer issued as separate documents. (46 CFR § 10.201.) When determining whether to issue or renew a Merchant Marine Credential the Coast Guard […]