2800 Stanton DUI Attorney – Aggressive DUI Lawyers


DUI laws and penalties continue to increase in severity with some states contemplating lowering the level at which driving becomes illegal from 0.08% to 0.05%. If you are now facing DUI charges, call a Stanton DUI attorney at (888) 754-9860.

First-offenders are not given much of a break. They face near-certain jail time, loss of their driver’s license, a stiff fine, mandatory attendance at DUI classes for months and costs of thousands of dollars. Talk to a Stanton DUI attorney if you want the best chance for a favorable outcome.

Stanton DUI attorneys handle DUI cases almost exclusively and have years of experience in litigating and negotiating DUI cases to favorable outcomes.

Proceedings in DUI Cases

A DUI entails criminal proceedings and a separate administrative hearing, provided it is timely requested. Have a Stanton DUI attorney handle all proceedings for you.

  • DMV hearing. This must be requested within 10-days of your arrest. Stanton DUI attorneys have successfully fought these license suspension hearings for their clients in many cases.

  • Arraignment. The initial criminal appearance with your Stanton DUI attorney to enter a not guilty plea. Your Stanton DUI attorney begins a full investigation.

  • Pretrial. Your Stanton DUI attorney examines evidence obtained from the prosecutor and the investigation and may bring motions to dismiss charges or exclude evidence. Most DUI cases are plea bargained at this stage.

  • Trial. If no plea agreement or the evidence is weak, your Stanton DUI lawyer will try your case before a jury.

Defenses in DUI Cases

Most defenses depend on the facts and circumstances of each case. However, many are not raised unless your attorney, like a Stanton DUI lawyer, has full knowledge of the DUI laws, police procedures and protocol, and the science behind the breath or blood tests. Your Stanton DUI lawyer will carefully review the following factors that are found in many DUI cases:

  • Possible police misconduct

  • Influences of your medical or physical condition on your arrest and BAC results

  • Validity and integrity of the breath or blood tests

  • Bias, inconsistencies or errors in police testimony, records and reports

  • No driving, drinking after driving and other defenses found by your Stanton DUI lawyer

DUI Penalties

DUI sentences vary from county to county, especially if aggravating circumstances were present. There are separate penalties for a first, second, third and felony convictions. These penalties are typically imposed:

First DUI or DWI

The usual penalties for a first DUI or DWI are:

  1. Jail. 48 hours in jail and up to 6-months; 3-years of probation
  2. Suspension of license. Loss of driving privileges for 4 to 10-months though you may be eligible for a restricted license; if BAC testing was refused, the suspension is one year
  3. Fines: $390 with costs over $1,800
  4. DUI classes: 3-months
  5. Insurance and installation: Secure SR-1 insurance and possibly install an interlock ignition system

Second DUI or DWI

Penalties for a second DUI or DWI within 10 years of the first include:

  1. Jail. 96 hours and up to one year in county jail and 3-5 years probation
  2. Suspension of license. 2 year suspension with eligibility for restricted license unless testing was refused.
  3. Fines: $390 to $1000 but over $10,000 in costs
  4. DUI Classe 18 to 30-months
  5. Installation and insurance. SR-1 insurance and Interlock ignition system

Third DUI or DWI

Conviction of a third DUI or DWI in 10 years may include:

  1. Jail. 120 days to one year in county jail and 3-5 years probation
  2. Suspension of license. 3 years with restricted license after 12-months
  3. Fines: $390 to $1000 and other costs up to $15,000
  4. DUI classes. 30-months
  5. Installation and insurance. SR-1 insurance and interlock system

Fourth DUI or DWI

A fourth DWI or DWI could be negotiated to a misdemeanor.by your Gardena DUI lawyer. If a felony, you face:

  1. Jail. 16 months, 2 or 3 years in jail and formal probation for up to 5 years
  2. Suspension of license: 4 years
  3. Fines: Up to $5000 with associated costs of up to $18,000
  4. Habitual traffic offender status. 3 years
  5. Mandatory DUI classes. 30-months
  6. Installation and insurance. SR-1 insurance and interlock system

Commercial DUI or DWI

Commercial drivers can be convicted of a commercial DUI or DWI if their BAC is 0.04% so that their need for a Gardena DUI lawyer is imperative.

Penalties include:

  1. Jail. Same as for a motorist with a Class C license for first or multiple DUI or DWI offenses
  2. Driver’s license suspension.
  • Loss of commercial driver’s license for one year, regardless of the vehicle you were driving
  • Life-time suspension for a second conviction
  • Your Class C license is also affected
  1. Fines. From $390 to $1000
  2. DUI Classes. Same as for other offenders
  3. Insurance and installation. Possible securing of SR-1 insurance and installation of an interlock system

Call a Stanton DUI Lawyer

If you were arrested for a DUI, call a Stanton DUI lawyer today at (888) 754-9860.

Stanton CA 90680
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