There could be great consequences, including fines between $250-$1,000 + Penalty assessments (which would increase the fines by about 4.5 times), community service, and possible jail time (up to a year)…particularly if the underage person receives what the court considers “great bodily injury.” I understand that you think it may be more safe for your... Read More
Answer: In short, yes, you may still file a restraining order. First, a temporary restraining order, then there would be additional Court dates to determine whether the court would grant a longer restraining order.
Answer: Did the fact that you had a drink come into question? Did the police arrive? Did you get charged with a DUI? All these things may come into play if the answer to the above is yes. Usually the car that hits the rear end of another car has 100% liability, but there are... Read More
If your second DUI was 6 years after the first one the potential consequences on the new DUI arrest increase considerably as compared to your first DUI arrest.
Answer: Yes, you can petition the Court to get your convictions “expunged” (which is a fancy word for dismissed) pursuant to PC 1203.4. There are many benefits to this, including not having to report that you were convicted of the charge on an application once it is expunged in most instances. There are certain limitations... Read More
If you have been arrested for DUI with a high BAC (blood alcohol content) level, the potential consequences can increase as compared to other DUI charges.
It is possible to get charged with a DUI even if you felt you passed the field sobriety tests. I know how to discredit field sobriety tests and can help. Call Attorney Phil Hache at (818) 336-1384 for a free consultation.