Know Your DUI Penalties
If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI, we cannot stress how
important it is to retain a lawyer immediately. With our experienced and
highly accomplished legal team, you can improve your chances of obtaining
a lesser penalty, or even have your charges dropped altogether. Our goal
is to zealously advocate on your behalf so you can have peace of mind.
When Experience Counts, You Can Count on Us
Even a first offense conviction can bring serious penalties, so act now.
If you are convicted of a 1st time DUI, you may face the following penalties:
- Up to 5 years of formal or court probation
- From 4 months to 3 years of driver's license suspension
- Up to 18 months of DUI school
- From 48 hours to 1 year of mandatory jail time
- Required installation of ignition interlock device on your vehicle
- Over $1,000 in fines
If this is your first DUI, the charge is generally a misdemeanor. For further
DUI arrests, the charge can become a
felony. In addition, monetary penalties and jail times are enhanced for every
additional charge and offense.
You may also be at risk of having a permanent criminal record that will
ultimately affect your future opportunities in employment, housing, travel,
and more. Your ability to legally drive for varying lengths of time will
be impacted, depending on the severity of the charge.
The attorney you choose to represent you in your case will have a marked
effect on your potential penalties.
Call us now!
Tough Defense for the Most Complex DUI Cases
If you are facing DUI charges, you should not waste time in contacting
a highly skilled and experienced attorney from our firm. We are a
seasoned team of criminal defense professionals who will work our hardest to defend these serious charges and uphold
your rights after an arrest.
If certain aggravating factors are present, the charged individual facing
felony DUI charges could be forced to serve up to three years in a state
penitentiary. You are also at risk of losing your driving privileges permanently,
or even have your license revoked for years.
Achieve Results with Help from Our Santa Clarita Attorneys
Our firm has worked diligently to free individuals from serious penalties
and charges since 1987. All of our attorneys are certified in standardized
field sobriety testing and administration, which gives us a large advantage because
we understand DUI testing and its many flaws. In addition, many of our attorneys are former law enforcement, prosecutors,
and public defenders. With our profound knowledge of both sides of the
law, your case is in good hands.
Don't wait to contact our firm to discuss your DUI case during a
Time is valuable in DUI defense, so call now!