The sky is usually the limit, but not when it comes to DUI stops and your blood alcohol content. In California, driving a vehicle while impaired or driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol content over .08% can both result in misdemeanor criminal charges. A DUI conviction will often result in jail time, a required alcohol program, stiff fines and fees, and three to five years of probation, among other terms and conditions imposed by the judge at your sentencing hearing unless you hire and Orange County DUI Lawyer.
In addition, if you have a prior DUI conviction within ten years of the date of the current offense you are facing mandatory jail time and a lengthy suspension or revocation of your driving privilege. In fact, a fourth DUI conviction within a ten year period can be filed as a felony which can result in a state prison sentence.
A DUI arrest will almost always trigger a suspension of your driver’s license with the DMV, and the court can also suspend your license if the DMV does not. It is vital you contact a DUI/DMV law firm like Wallin and Klarich to assist you in your attempt to save your driving privilege within ten days of your arrest. You have a very limited period of time in which to demand a DMV hearing.
At Wallin & Klarich, our California DUI defense attorneys have years of experience defending those accused of driving under the influence, and are prepared to handle every aspect of your case. Our California DUI/DMV attorneys will examine the details surrounding your case, and will provide you with the best possible defense. Don’t hesitate to contact Wallin & Klarich today for an evaluation of your DUI case. Call us today, toll free at (877) 466-5245.