Call 805-564-3101 – For a Santa Barbara DUI Consultation


  • You only have 10 days following a DUI arrest to take action with the DMV.
  • If you don’t take action, the DMV will automatically suspend your license.
  • Failure to take action may result in automatic suspension after 30 days.

Being charged with a driving under the influence (DUI) is a frightening and upsetting experience. Trying to resolve your case can be difficult and overwhelming.  It may be tempting to pay the fine and let the legal process have its way, unfortunately, the court system, the DMV and Santa Barbara DUI statistics are unsympathetic. A DUI conviction can devastate your finances; adversely affect your employment, and your lifestyle.

You need to take immediate steps to protect your rights, freedom, and good name. In your best interests call a competent DUI lawyer immediately. You do not have to do this alone; a skilled Santa Barbara DUI lawyer can make the crucial difference in your outcome. There are ways to avoid penalties for a DUI, even underage DUI penalties. Don’t delay seeking qualified DUI Santa Barbara representation, it may save you thousands of dollars, or avoid jail.

From Kenneth M. Hallum:

My name is Kenneth M. Hallum, a Santa Barbara DUI attorney. I may be the only DUI attorney Santa Barbara has that is a former DUI-cop, giving us a unique advantage. I have dedicated myself to an understanding of the art and science of California DUI defense. I handle every case personally. I offer experienced, tenacious legal representation with an understanding of the complex and ever-changing DUI laws. I promote your interests above all with aggressive solutions, individualized challenges, and appropriate defense strategies, including possible plea bargain DUI options with the best possible outcome in mind.

Being accused as a Santa Barbara drunk driver is a confusing and difficult time. You have worries, and questions. You expect straight answers from an ethical, tough advocate who will explore all your options.  Let me help you keep your car keys, driver’s license, freedom (and sanity).  I will contend with both your DUI, driver’s license at the DMV license suspension. The stakes are high; don’t let your case worsen over time.

Wishing you the best,

Kenneth M. Hallum

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