Los Angeles DUI & DWI Defense Attorney.
Here in the state of California, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) as well as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) are crimes that are not only serious but can take and ruin lives. When a person shows a blood alcohol content (BAC) level which exceeds 0.08% it is considered a DUI and you will most likely be taken to jail. These crimes are not taken lightly for any means associated with the charge. Often times drivers take the lives of others with their carelessness and this results in a much heavier charge. As of today’s laws, your first offense in Los Angeles with a DUI is punishable by up to 6 months in jail with a fine to follow of around $1500, depending on the case specifics. Further drunk driving charges results in much harsher punishment of the minimum penalty surpassing a first offense DUI.
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Some of the negative repercussions for a DUI conviction are:
- Driver’s License Suspension or revocation of your driver’s license
- Requirement that you install a breathalyzer in your vehicle
- Increased auto insurance premiums
- Time in Jail or even a Prison Sentence (there are DUI felonies)
- Expensive Fines
- Community Service Hours
Many times license suspension is also a part of the fine and jail time. It is important to have a dedicated and strong Los Angeles DUI Attorney like Peter Swarth to stand with you at times such as this. The expertise and experience that follows him are one of the many things that will get you back on track and leaving these harsh charges in the past. You have every right to have someone dedicated to your case and in keeping you fully aware with your trial standings. It’s urgent you contact a DUI lawyer as soon as you can to help achieve the best possible outcome from this charge.
DUI Defense Lawyer in Los Angeles
Often times DUI charges can lead to dangerous outcomes that will add to the difficulty of the case. Attorney Peter Swarth is prepared for the battle against the court for you to have your rights upheld through the whole process. Your attorney can help aid in following steps to make sure this does not happen again. You are the main priority of your attorney and it’s important that you have the best defending you during a very troubling time.
In the instance that this is your first DUI offense you will most likely be charged with a misdemeanor, however in the case where another person is injured or vehicular manslaughter you can expect a felony charges to be pursued which can result in a very lengthy prison sentence. Don’t let your career, education, and other opportunities be destroyed by a DUI charge. It is imperative that you hire a skilled and experienced criminal defense lawyer to safeguard your freedom and livelihood.
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You have little to no chance of getting yourself clear from the law without an experienced DUI Lawyer to defend you from these allegations. Attorney Peter Swarth will walk you through your specific case, your rights, and where you stand with your trial. You will be given the chance to a fair trial so don’t allow the courts to subdue you.
Our law firm serves the Greater Los Angeles areas including the city of Los Angeles, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Encino, Hidden Hills, Northridge, Reseda, San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks, Simi Valley, Tarzana, Thousand Oaks, Van Nuys, Ventura, West Hills, Westlake, and Woodland Hills.