San Diego has a lot of people who get arrested for a driving under the influence (DUI) charge who do not live in the area. This could be a person who is a tourist, someone visiting family, or military personnel who has been re-assigned.
You may know all about the possible penalties that are handed down when a person is convicted of a DUI. In California, a first-offense drunk-driving conviction carries some strong penalties, including jail time and heavy fines, as well as the loss of driving privileges. Certain factors can drastically increase the potential punishments that a motorist may be facing.
License suspension is one of the most severe consequences of a San Diego DUI. Since the suspension is through the DMV (and thus civil), someone going through a Public Defender will not have an attorney navigate them through the process. Read on…
When a client comes into talk, I ask them to bring all their paperwork. This paperwork almost always consists of the “pink slip”. This is the paper the officer gives the driver who they have arrested for a San Diego DUI.
The license suspension by the DMV (and the criminal courts) is one of the San Diego DUI consequences that concern most clients. People charged with a San Diego DUI still have to go to work, take kids to school, and live life.
Because the consequences of an unsuccessful California DMV hearing are so severe, it is important to aggressively fight the case with expert legal help. At the Law Offices of Mark Deniz, we focus on a DUI defense designed to reduce or eliminate the repercussions of both a drunk driving criminal court case and the California DMV hearing.