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 lawyer, 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.
Consequences of 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 attorney 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.
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..
Over 25 Years of Experience on Both Sides of the Justice System
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