Sacramento Multiple DUI Lawyer
Defense Against Multiple DUI Charges in California
California law defines driving under the influence as the operation of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both. DUI offenses are generally misdemeanors, but they may be charged as felonies if the driver has three prior convictions within 10 years. If you have been arrested and charged with DUI, you must retain an experienced Sacramento multiple DUI attorney as soon as possible.
Our Sacramento DUI defense attorney handles cases in the following areas:
- Elk Grove
- Rancho Cordova
- Fair Oaks
- Citrus Heights
- West Sacramento
- South Lake Tahoe
- El Dorado Hills
Penalties for Multiple DUI in California
Under California law, the penalties for a second DUI are increased if it is committed within 10 years of a prior conviction for DUI.
The penalties for a second DUI are increased to a minimum of 90 days in jail and a maximum of 1 year in jail. Additionally, the minimum fine is increased to $390 and the maximum fine is increased to $1,000.
A third DUI within a 10-year period is charged as a felony, with a minimum jail sentence of 90 days and a maximum of 1 year. The minimum fine is increased to $390 and the maximum fine is increased to $1,000. Additionally, the convicted driver's license will be revoked for at least 4 years.
How Do I Fight Multiple DUI Charges?
If you have been charged with DUI, it is important to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney who has handled multiple DUI cases. Our Sacramento multiple DUI attorney has handled hundreds of cases and has achieved positive results for our clients.
Our attorney uses the same defense strategies in multiple DUI cases as he does in other criminal cases. These strategies include challenging the legality of the traffic stop, challenging the blood or breath test results, and challenging the police officer's observations and conclusions.
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