When you have been stopped by law enforcement and have been accused of a DUI, you need a Newport Beach DUI lawyer to help you through the process. There are complications that could cause you many hardships including but not limited to having your license taken away for a year or more depending on whether this is your first charge, and if anyone was hurt as well as other circumstances surrounding the incident.
NB drunk driving is taken seriously by law enforcement and when you are stopped by an officer, they are going to require that your license be turned over while giving you a pink slip to serve as a temporary license that is going to be valid for only thirty days. This along with many other issues and tasks are items you may not be aware of which could put you at risk for another lawful infraction. We are here to help you understand the entire process.
There are two issues taking place when you become accused of driving under the influence. First and foremost is a criminal case and the other is a DMV case. In each case, it is advised that you have a DUI lawyer in Newport to help you through the process. Going to court can be confusing for anyone that may not understand legal jargon; having an OC DUI attorney in your corner is going to make the process easier and relatable.
A DUI arrest without injury or accidents involved will most likely garnish misdemeanor charges of Vehicle Code 23152(a) and Vehicle Code 23152(b). If you have been convicted of DUI three times within a ten-year period of time, you may face felony charges even if no one was injured.
A DUI case could take several months. This is when a Newport Beach DUI lawyer is needed to work with you to be able to have time to review your case and study all the facts to craft a defense and even possibly ave your case thrown out of court. In most cases you will not even have to appear in court because we will be able to go in your place.
Even though you have been accused of a crime, that does not mean you are going to be convicted of the crime. There are DUI defenses that will hold up in court and we know which defense will work for your particular case which can help you win the case.
Some of the defenses have to do with DUI breathalyzer errors, medical issues, lack of probable cause to stop the driver, not being read your rights and many more. We understand how the court system works and we know what you need to see a positive response from the court.
Our attorneys can help you by crafting a defense to help you keep your license and avoid further legal hassle. Call one of our support professionals to schedule a free consultation in our office or over the phone. We want to hear your side and help you get out of the DUI trouble you are in. There is nothing to lose by calling us today including the time to started on your defense.