CRIMINAL LAW ATTORNEYS

You should contact  COSTEN RUIZ LAW as soon as you get a DUI , you only have ten days before your license is suspended. If you contact us we will, as a courtesy also handle your DMV Administrative hearing and do our best to preserve your license.

 

The California Vehicle Code 23152 (a) defines a D.U.I. As driving a motor vehicle while under influence of alcohol. 

A motor vehicle is defined as anything with a motor. This includes, cars, trucks, electric bikes, electric scooters, gas scooters, etc. 

WHAT COUNTS AS A

MOTOR VEHICLE?

A D.U.I. Attorney at COSTEN RUIZ LAW can potentially reduce, or even dismiss D.U.I. charges. 

Contact us to see exactly how we can help your individual case.

WHAT CAN AN ATTORNEY DO FOR ME?

WHAT CAN DO FOR MY D.U.I?

WHAT IS THE PUNISHMENT FOR A FIRST TIME D.U.I.?

For a first time D.U.I., A punishment CAN BE UP TO:

  • 5 years Informal probation

  • 180 days in county jail (6 month) 

  •  $510 plus penalty assessments (penalty assessments make cost up to $3000 – depending on county) 

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) 

  • Victim Impact Panel (VIP)

  • Hospital and Morgue (HAM)

  • Community service

  • Community Labor

  • Caltrans

  • Up to 9 months of Alcohol Classes (SB38)

  • A suspended Driver’s License (up to 1 year) 

  • Ignition Interlock (IID) 

  • Indirect Consequence can be: car insurance will go up 

This list of punishments is not meant to be all inclusive, but a sample of what a punishment can be. Usually a D.U.I. punishment can be several or all of these listed above.  A D.U.I. Attorney at COSTEN RUIZ LAW will Negotiate and fight to reduce each term.

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Los Angeles CA 90010 Tel (323) 302-4801

Riverside: 11801 Pierce St. Second floor,

Riverside California  92505 Tel (951) 221-4164

Orange: 2400 Katella Ave. Ste 800,

Anaheim CA 92806 Tel (714) 630-3314

Email: Info@costenruizlaw.com 

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