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Dublin DUI Lawyer

Defense After a Drunk Driving Arrest

A DUI can leave you with a mark on your criminal record and serious penalties that can have a long-term impact on your life. Whether it is your first offense or you have multiple convictions on your record, The Law Office of Christopher A. Lamiero can help you fight the charges against you and protect your right to drive.

As a criminal defense lawyer who has handled many DUI cases, Attorney Christopher Lamiero understands what is at stake. His goal is to help you avoid a conviction or mitigate potential penalties. When you turn to our Dublin DUI attorney, you will receive qualified legal representation from a lawyer with decades of criminal law experience. As a former prosecutor, he knows what it takes to protect your future against the impact of a drunk driving charge.

Facing charges for a first offense DUI? Call (925) 259-3337 today to schedule a free initial consultation.

What Is at Stake After a DUI in California?

California laws take a strong stance against drunk driving and operating a vehicle while under the influence of any type of drug. I fight vigorously for the interests of my clients, regardless of the details of your individual situation. I provide experienced representation, working to protect you against some of the consequences of a DUI in California.

The following are the types of penalties associated with a DUI conviction:

  • Jail time
  • Fines ranging in the thousands of dollars
  • Driver’s license suspension or revocation
  • Mandatory installation of ignition interlock device

The consequences of a drunk driving conviction go beyond the criminal and financial penalties. A DUI can affect your career opportunities, education and your personal reputation. As an experienced Dublin DUI lawyer and a former prosecutor, Attorney Lamiero knows how the state prosecutes this type of criminal case. He strives to understand the circumstances of your individual situation so he can help you pursue results that suit your personal circumstances.

Whether it is appropriate to challenge the circumstances of the initial traffic stop or the results of a chemical test, our Dublin DUI lawyer knows how to fight a DUI. From seeking a dismissal or reduction of charges to challenging the prosecution’s case during trial, our firm will not stop advocating for your rights and interests.

Will I go to jail for my First DUI in California?

In California, a conviction for a first offense DUI is usually a misdemeanor. You can be sentenced for two days up to six months in jail, however if you are granted probation, no jail time is required. You may also face fines of $390 to $1,000 and driver’s license suspension for six months.

If probation is granted, you may be on probation for three to five years which includes the following requirements:

  • No additional criminal violations
  • No driving while under the influence of alcohol in any capacity
  • If a police officer requests roadside alcohol testing, you must submit to it

Learn About Your DUI Defense Options

Our Dublin DUI lawyer can evaluate your situation, listen to your concerns, and determine your available legal options to help you avoid serious criminal penalties. When your future is on the line, you have no time to lose in securing the legal guidance you deserve.

If you have been arrested for DUI, contact us today to learn about your legal options. Se habla español.

Client Reviews

Why We Do What We Do

The Law Office of Christopher A. Lameiro has helped many clients obtain the most favorable results in their cases. Here are some positive reviews from clients who have sought Attorney Lameiro for legal help when facing serious criminal charges..

  • “I would highly recommend Chris for best representation. He is a lawyer who listens to you and will take the time to see that you needs are met. I was facing 2 misdemeanor charges and he was able to ...”

    - Muneet
  • “Mr. Lamiero represented my daughter regarding domestic battery. He was not only extremely experienced, knowlegeable, and professional, but very compassionate and caring. The District Attorney did not ...”

    - Patricia
  • “Christopher Lamiero stepped in when the public defender was not communicating with a member of my family and not delivering information on the "discovery" that we had repeatedly requested and been ...”

    - Meera
  • “Chris brings a lot of experience to his cases. His insight from his time with the DA's office aids him in better predicting the possible paths. He is very direct and doesn't sugar coat anything, which ...”

    - Luke
  • “Attorney. Lamiero was great to work with for my case. His communication was quick and easy to understand. He worked hard to meet the deadline and went the extra mile when I needed support within my ...”

    - Lori
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