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Los Angeles Driving Under the Influence Defense

Defenses to Driving Under the Influence Offenses in Los Angeles

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Because of the severity of punishments faced by individuals charged with driving under the influence offenses in Los Angeles, it is always important to contact an experienced and reliable DUI Lawyer if you stand accused.

What To Do If Charged With Driving While Under the Influence in Los Angeles, CA

The laws surrounding driving under the influence in Los Angeles are very strict, and a conviction brings hefty fines and penalties. Moreover, these offenses are among some of the most litigated in the courts of Los Angeles, California primarily because they often deal with highly technical matters that attorneys can debate. In this context, a defense is crafted based on evidence collected from the site of the incident as well as the accounts of eyewitnesses who saw the events.

When defending our clients in court, there are a number of important aspects to building a defense. Our teams of highly experienced, professional, and reputable attorneys are well-versed in the complexities and technical details of DUI cases. Due to the time-sensitive nature of these cases, time is of the essence when deciding to contact an attorney to assist you in a DUI case, largely because the collection of evidence must happen quickly after your arrest. As a result, it is advisable that you contact us as soon as possible after being charged with breaking driving under the influence laws.

Laws Regulating Driving While Under the Influence Charges in Los Angeles

The prosecutor may lead you to believe that their case against you is quite solid and that you are going to face a lot of severe punishments, but there are many defenses available for you to fight a DUI. Our Los Angeles DUI attorney knows that that you may have various defenses available and our teams of expert and skilled attorneys will work diligently to defend you against conviction or any of the consequences of a Driving Under the Influence charges.

The prosecutor may lead you to believe that their case against you is quite solid and that you are going to face a lot of severe punishments, but there are many defenses available for you to fight a DUI. Our Los Angeles DUI attorney knows that that you may have various defenses available and our teams of expert and skilled attorneys will work diligently to defend you against conviction or any of the consequences of a Driving Under the Influence charges.

Defenses that have been used in several cases in order to beat California DUI charges:

  • The officer’s lack of probable cause to make the initial stop
  • Mistakes in the administrative procedures relating to blood and breath tests
  • A person appearing not under the influence during field sobriety tests
  • Miranda rights violations
  • Illegal arrest
  • A lack of evidence

If you have been arrested for an alcohol or marijuana DUI in Los Angeles or Orange County, these and other defenses may apply to your case. Our skilled Los Angeles DUI attorney can help you to determine what defenses may be available against a criminal DUI charge. However, it is important that you contact an attorney promptly as many defenses are time-sensitive.

Do Not Hesitate To Contact Us If You Have Received A DUI Offense in Los Angeles

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Types Of DUI Charges:

Impaired Driving

Driving Under The Influence

Over 80 m.g. DUI

Failure to Provide a Breathe Sample

Care and Control

Multiple DUI Offenses

Consequences Of A DUI:

Criminal Record

Serving a Jail Sentence

Drivers License Suspension

Payment of Fines

Travel Restrictions

Loss of Income

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DUI Driving Under the Influence in Los Angeles, California

The essential factors of establishing evidence for DUI driving under the influence are primarily: (1) the time and date of the incident, (2) the identity of the accused, and (3) that the court has proper jurisdiction. Additionally, in a case that involves drugs, as opposed to alcohol, the case becomes more complicated and requires the professional opinion of a drug recognition expert.

Over 80 Driving Under the Influence Law in Los Angeles, CA

In order to prosecute a DUI case, It has to be established in the court that the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of the accused is over 80mg for 100ml of blood. There is a certain set of protocols that law enforcement must follow in drawing blood samples. One, the blood samples must be taken as soon as possible after the offense occurred. Two, the blood samples must not in any case be taken later than two hours of the incident. FInally, there should be a 15 minute interval between subsequent samples obtained. All these requirements are clearly outlined in the driving under the influence laws.

Furthermore, breath samples must also collected using an approved and calibrated instrument handled by a certified technician in order for the evidence to be admissible in court. The instrument, such as a breathalyzer, displays fail for over 0.1%, caution between 0.05% and 0.1% and a numerical value below 0.05%.

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Fines for Drinking and Driving under the Influence Convictions in Los Angeles

The laws related to driving under the influence are enacted both by Congress and the Federal government of the United States. Therefore the fines and punishment may vary depending on the state. However, the minimum quantum for punishments is:

  • For a first offense, 6 month license suspension, three year probation, and up to $1000 fine.
  • For a second offense, 24-month license suspension, three year probation, up to one year jail sentence and a $1000 fine.
  • For a third or subsequent offense, 36-month license suspension, five year probation, one year jail sentence and fine up to $1000.

Choose an Elite Los Angeles DUI Lawyer To Fight Your Driving Under the Influence Charge

Our experienced and skilled impaired driving lawyer has successfully defended clients in drinking and driving under the influence cases in courts all across Los Angeles, California. Our investigators often visit the scene of the incident to get first-hand information on the case. In so doing, we are able to go into the depths of the case in order to build a defense based on countering the prosecution’s evidence and being able to cross-examine witnesses. We also rely on the federal Constitution and its various rights to build our case in defending you. The different strategies that we have used have always been successful in the courts of Los Angeles, California. Give us a call to learn more about how we can defend you against driving under the influence offenses.

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Our initial in-person consultations are absolutely FREE and allow us to discuss your legal matter in a professional manner. The consultation will be a personal meeting with a veteran DUI lawyer, and not an accomplice. This is an extremely stressful time in accused’s life and therefore we do not place any time restrictions on the meeting. Our expertise ranges from a range of different criminal litigation with an extreme focus on impaired driving offenses. When visiting our offices we will take some time to read through your disclosure and evaluate your case. This can take some time but it is very important for us to thoroughly review your criminal matter in an appropriate setting.

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  • Impaired Driving
  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Over 80 DUI
  • Failure To Provide
  • Multiple DUI Offenses
  • Care And Control

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We fight DUI charges to the ground and our success rates speak for themselves.

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As competent drunk driving attorneys, we are effective at collecting valuable evidence which will protect you against drunk driving charges.

Utilizing detailed investigation strategies, we have reliably demonstrated ideal outcomes while guarding our clients against over 80 m.g DUI charges.

As DUI lawyers, we believe in upholding and protecting your human rights to keep you clear from any consequences arising from a failure to provide DUI charge.

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Our impaired driving lawyers are experienced at collecting evidence which allows us to provide our clients with a secure defense at trial.

We investigate all outcomes while safeguarding our clients from multiple DUI offenses and we will fight your case in the most ideal way possible.

Our trustworthy DUI attorneys ensure that you receive the best possible legal protection against any care and control charges in Los Angeles, CA.

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