Penalties for 2nd DUI Charges in Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you have been charged with driving under the influence, you can lose your license and also be imprisoned. A Santa Clarita criminal defense attorney attorney should be contacted to defend you against the charges you face. For skilled legal assistance, look no further than Law Offices of David M. Wallin. Our familiarity with DUI cases allows us to prepare your strongest possible defense. Our three highly skilled lawyers and 6 invaluable paralegals form a team committed to doing all we can to help you and your future.
Avoiding a 2nd DUI Conviction
Driving under the influence carries significant consequences even for a first offense. These gradually increase with subsequent incidents.
For a second DUI, which is considered so if there is a prior DUI on your record within the last seven years, you may face:
- 30 days in jail
- Significant fines
- A two-year license revocation
- Installation of an ignition interlock device on your vehicle
- 60 days of electronic home monitoring
- Possible mandatory alcohol or drug counseling
Certain circumstances can cause penalties to be further increased. These include such situations as having a blood alcohol content greater than .15%, refusing chemical testing, or causing injury or death while driving under the influence.
Our firm's comprehensive investigation includes examining police actions taken during your arrest as to their legality. We can also review your field sobriety tests and chemical tests for errors in administration or evaluation. These are open to question and will be thoroughly inspected as to their validity. We will take prompt action on your case and are committed to pursuing the best outcome possible.
If you are facing a DUI charge and also have one on your record, contact a Santa Clarita criminal defense lawyer for help.
We Care About Your Future
Unlike many criminal firms that are solely focused on the hear and now, our seasoned legal experts are committed to making sure that we help develop a strategy or plan for the next stage of your life.
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Attorney David M. Wallin not only has over three decades of legal experience, but is also a certified criminal law specialist - a distinction that roughly only 180 attorneys in the entire state of California have earned.
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Unlike most criminal defense firms that only have one attorney on staff, we have a team of legal professionals working together to provide our clients with a complex legal strategy to maximize their chances of a positive outcome.
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At The Law Offices of David M. Wallin, we want to make sure that we're completely honest with our clients and their family. At every step of the process, we'll be communicating with you to keep you up to date on any changes to your case.
At The Law Offices of David M. Wallin, we know that the state will do everything in their power to make sure you end up behind bars. Because we know this, we'll actively work toward making sure your rights are protected and that your case is treated with the utmost care and urgency.