Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in CA
Tough Legal Representation from a Ventura DUI Lawyer
In the state of California, hundreds of drivers are charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol each day, which totals approximately DUI arrests 200,000 per year. At Wilfert Law, P.C., we recognize the embarrassment and frustration associated with receiving a DUI for alcohol charge. Prosecutors act in a quick and harsh manner to convict a person of DUI, especially when they try to establish your impairment through a sobriety test. You also must act quickly to avoid the serious punishments by obtaining legal assistance from our Ventura DUI attorneys.
Consequences of a DUI Conviction
California DUI cases are very serious and can drastically impact your life. A conviction may result in the following:
- The loss of your ability to drive
- Paying heavy fines
- Time in jail
- Increased insurance costs
For people who are commercial drivers or require a valid driver's license to remain employed, a DUI can result in job loss. Drivers who are charged with a second, third, or subsequent DUI throughout California can suffer serious consequences that may require the experience of our DUI lawyers. We can fight for your freedom and legal rights to avoid the heavy penalties associated with your case.
Can a DUI Be Dismissed in CA?
Yes, you can have a DUI conviction dismissed in California once you complete your probation period. The great news is that once you complete your probation or terminate your probation early, you can petition a California court to withdraw your plea and order for a case dismissal.
Wilfert Law, P.C. can defend your rights!
An alcohol DUI charge results in two separate cases. A criminal DUI case in court involves a discussion of criminal penalties. The administrative per se hearing with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and determines your eligibility to drive.
We can help you challenge your driving suspension through the DMV hearing to safeguard your driving privileges. Our former Ventura County DUI prosecutor and former Ventura police officer has the skills necessary to fight your case. We are experienced in challenging your arrest whether it resulted from a chemical test or field sobriety test.
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