Also referred to as driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other drugs is a serious criminal charge that can cost you:
In 2008, nearly 200,000 individuals were arrested for DUI in California. About three percent of these DUI arrests were filed as felonies.
Regardless of whether a DUI is a felony or misdemeanor, it's vital that anyone charged with DUI secure the aggressive, professional representation of one of the experienced DUI attorneys at the Law Offices of David S. Chesley, Inc. We will thoroughly evaluate your individual circumstances and give you expert advice regarding the most appropriate manner in which to pursue your case.
When the police stop a car and suspect that the driver has been using alcohol or drugs, they will ask him or her to perform a field sobriety test and take a breathalyzer test. Blood alcohol concentrations (BAC) of 0.08 and higher will warrant DUI charges and, in most cases, an immediate arrest.
In the case of minors, a BAC of 0.01 or higher constitutes a DUI and will lead to an immediate suspension of their driver's licenses.
After being charged with a DUI, you may be humiliated, upset or despondent. To ensure that you receive the best possible defense, secure the services of one of our esteemed DUI lawyers who will:
Our ultimate goal is to get the charges against you reduced, if not dropped entirely so you can move on with your life. For more information, contact us today.
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