Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Penalties for DUI After Drinking and Driving Charges

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Penalties for DUI After Drinking and Driving Charges

DUI penalties are more serious than you think. Getting a DUI is serious business. First-time offenders need to know what to expect before they go to court so that they can be prepared for what they are getting into. The most basic penalties for a DUI include fines, license suspension,  probation, and jail time. Of…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Consequences of DUI With Personal Injury

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Consequences of DUI With Personal Injury

Consequences of DUI With Injuries If you have been arrested for DUI, driving under the influence, and injured someone in the process, you are facing felony charges and much more serious penalties.  Whether the injured person was a pedestrian, in another vehicle or in your own car, injuring someone raises the bar on the consequences…

Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Talks Underage Drinking and Driving

Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Talks Underage Drinking and Driving

Drinking and Driving under 21 What chance do I have to win?  I’m underage, was drinking,  then was driving and now I’ve been arrested.  This is a common question which so many underage drivers have.   However, you have the legal right to a proper defense and you have every chance of winning your case. However,…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks Arraignment v. Pre-trial for DUI

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks Arraignment v. Pre-trial for DUI

What to Expect When Facing DUI Charges So you’ve been arrested for DUI/Driving under the influence.  What happens now, and how does the system work?  Below is an overview of what to expect. The Arrest If you are pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving, you will likely be subjected to a breath test or…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks License Suspensions After a DUI

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks License Suspensions After a DUI

The DMV Hearings Process When arrested for DUI in California, your license is automatically suspended.  However, you will receive a pink “Suspension Order and Temporary License” which allows you temporary driving privileges for 30 days.  Following your arrest, you have ten days to contact the Department of Motor Vehicles to schedule a hearing, also known…