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Consequences of a DUI

Consequences of a DUI Conviction

DUI Lawyer Serving Rancho Cucamonga & San Bernardino

Driving while under the influence of impairing substances such as alcohol, drugs and other medications is illegal. California Vehicle Code § 23152 a states: "it is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle." § 23152b defines "intoxicated" as having a BAC (blood alcohol content) of 0.08% or higher. If you have been arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated then you could face some serious penalties for conviction depending on a number of factors. If you have been arrested for DUI, speak with a Rancho Cucamonga & San Bernardino DUI lawyer at our firm as soon as possible.

The penalties for conviction of a DUI charge in the state of California include the following:

  • First offense
  • 4 days to six months in jail
  • Up to $2,600 in fines
  • License suspension up to 10 months
  • Ignition interlock device installation will be required in some counties
  • Second offense
  • Up to one year in jail
  • Up to $2,800 in fines
  • License suspension for two years (can be reduced to one)
  • Mandatory IID (ignition interlock device) installation
  • Third Offense
  • Up to one year in jail
  • Up to $18,000 in fines
  • Three year license suspension
  • Mandatory IID (ignition interlock device) installation

How a Rancho Cucamonga DUI Attorney Can Help You

As you can see, the penalties for conviction of a DUI charge can be extremely harsh, especially if it is your third or subsequent offense. Our firm has the skill and experience that you need on your side in order to prevent wrongful conviction of a crime that you did not commit. Due to the sensitive nature of a breathalyzer or other chemical test, it can easily produce a false reading.

Our firm can combat any evidence that is brought in a DUI case. Do not hesitate to contact our firm today to retain our skillful legal assistance.

Don't Put your future in jeopardy

Contact The Law Offices of Kirk Tarman & Associates at (909) 658-7341 or email us using the form below.

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