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Driving Under The Influence
Sacramento DUI Defense

   
Charged with a DUI in Sacramento or surrounding area?   Am I going to jail?
Am I going to lose my driver's license?  
How much does a DUI Cost? 
Our DUI reference page is designed to answer many of your questions about Driving Under The Influence of alcohol and other drugs in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, and Colusa County. 
    
DUI Court Process
DMV Hearings 
DUI Defenses 
Sacramento DUI Penalties
DUI Probation
DUI Plea Bargains 
WHAT IS A DUI? 

A DUI is a criminal charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.  DUI's can be charged misdemeanors or felonies.  If you are reading this page, you or a loved one have likely been charged with Vehicle Code 23152(a) and Vehicle Code 23152(b).
    



My DUI To-Do List

STEP 1 URGENT 
  • A DMV hearing must be set within 10 days of a DUI arrest. CALL DMV NOW!
  • More info on  DMV Hearings can be found to the left.
  • Failure to do so will likely result in your driver's liscense being revoked 30 days from the arrest. 
  • In additional to calling the DMV, also fax them a copy of the request for hearing, this puts the request in writing with a timestamp. 
  • If you hire an attorney before the 10 day requirement, the attorney can call the DMV and make the appropriate request. 

STEP 2: Inform Yourself 
  • Review all the tabs on this webpage
  • Look at the DMV website 
  • Call us for a free consultation
  • ​DUI Defense can be very complex.  

STEP 3: Hire An Attorney OR Go To Court On Your Own 
  • Your first appearance is called an "arraginment".  
  • If you are charged with a midemeanor DUI, your attorney can most likely appear on your behalf.  
  • Experienced DUI attorneys know what evidence to ask for from the prosecution durring this first appearance.
  • The decision to hire an attorney should be an educated and informed decision.  
  • Understanding the consequences of a DUI conviction is key to helping you make this decision. 
DUI Enhancements 
DUI Trials  
DUI "Work Project" 
Drug Related DUI
DUI Evidence Request 
DUI Checkpoints 
DUI Statute 
DUI Classes 
DUI Expert Witnesses
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DUI Expungement