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Essential DUI Laws

by | Oct 20, 2013 | DUI Cases |

As you prepare to defend your clients in a DUI case, it is important to be able to be familiar with the relevant laws.   Below is a list of essential laws that relate to DUIs.  Knowing these statutes inside and out is one part of having a solid DUI defense.  I know this list assists my clients as we navigate through the process.

Drunk Driving Laws

Under 21 DUI Laws

VC23352.3: Person Under 18 Convicted of DUI
VC23136: Under 21 Driving with a BAC of .01 or More
VC23140: Under 21 Driving with a BAC of .05 or More


VC23152: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
VC23153: Driving Under Influence of Alcohol or Drugs Causing Injury
VC23220: Drinking While Driving
VC23222: Possession of Marijuana or Open Container While Driving
VC23223: Possession of Open Container in Motor Vehicle
VC23224: Possession of Alcohol in Vehicle: Person Under 21

DUI Penalties

VC23536: Penalty: First Conviction
VC23540: Penalty: Second Offense Within Ten Years
VC23546: Penalty: Third Conviction Within Ten Years
VC23550: Penalty: Fourth or Subsequent Conviction Within Ten Years
VC23550.5: Penalties: Conviction Within 10 Years of Prior DUI Conviction

DUI Enhancements

VC23558: Causing Death or Serious Injury
VC23572: Minor Under 14 Years of Age in the Vehicle
VC23577: Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test
VC23582: Speeding While Driving Under the Influence

DMV Hearing Code – Driver’s Licenses

VC14100: Demand for Hearing
VC14100.1: Hearing Procedure
VC14101: No Hearing
VC1103: Waiver of Hearing
VC14104: Notice of Hearing

Hire a Proactive, affordable, and quality defense when you are facing San Diego DUI charges. Whether you have been charged of a San Diego DUI, Poway DUI, La Mesa DUI, Santee DUI, Mission Valley DUI, Clairemont DUI, Point Loma DUI, La Jolla DUI, Carmel Valley DUI, Mira Mesa DUI, Pacific Beach DUI, Del Mar DUI, Carmel Valley DUI, Encinitas DUI, Oceanside DUI, Ocean Beach DUI, Escondido DUI, Vista DUI, San Marcos DUI, Carlsbad DUI, El Cajon DUI it is vital you need to hire an attorney who knows how to defend your rights and can determine if the government can prove their case. Contact the Law Office of Mark Deniz now for a free case evaluation.

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