Hit and Run Dismissed, No Jail Time Despite High BAC
Our client was accused of having driven with .15 blood alcohol concentration
(BAC), as well as having hit a parked vehicle and then fleeing the scene
of the accident. Therefore, the prosecutor filed a criminal complaint
alleging three criminal counts (driving while under the influence of alcohol,
driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher and hit and
run, violations of California vehicle code section 23152(a), 23152(b)
and 20002(a), respectively). The court imposed six-figure bail...UNTIL
our attorneys got involved. Our DUI and hit-and-run criminal charges defense
attorneys sprung into action immediately, first with convincing the judge
to reduce bail significantly. The judge granted the bail reduction, our
client made bail and was released from custody. Then, we mobilized to
have the charges dismissed. Facing a potential one year in the county
jail, our client was in jeopardy of being incarcerated and losing his
job. We convinced the prosecutor to drop any jail time at all. Additionally,
the prosecutor threw out the hit and run allegation as well as driving
under the influence of alcohol. Not a single day of jail time was imposed.
Nurse charged with DUI and refusal to submit breath test receives reduced sentence and refusal stricken.
Our client, a nurse who received a DUI, was facing charges for both DUI
and refusal to submit for BAC testing. Our attorneys worked arduously
even before the arraignment by submitting mitigation materials to the
DA prior to filing. Our attorneys were able to secure a deal which pleased
the client, including having the refusal charge stricken. The client received
credits toward her overall sentence, a reduced fine, and the minimum program
required for a DUI conviction. In addition, the client was able to plead
no contest, as opposed to guilty, for the reduced sentence.
Pomona Courthouse DUI With High BAC (.23/.24) successfully resolved, no jail-time; charge of violating CVC 23152(a) DISMISSED
Our client was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol
(in violation of California Vehicle Code 23152(a)) and driving with a
blood alcohol concentration level over the legal limit (in violation of
California Vehicle Code 23152(b)). In this case, our client was accused
of having driven virtually three times the legal limit BAC (.23/.24).
Our Pomona courthouse DUI lawyers sprung into action, submitting a detailed
and comprehensive written legal argument and engaging in intensive negotiations
with the prosecutor. The charge of violating California Vehicle Code 23152(a)
was dismissed and matter was resolved without any jail time despite very
high blood alcohol concentration
Successful Bail Reduction on Alleged DUI with Injury
Our client was in custody for alleged driving under the influence of alcohol
in violation of California vehicle code section 23152a, as well as "injury
to a person" enhancement. Our El Monte DUI defense attorney reviewed
for OR release or, in the alternative, a reduction of our clients bail,
which was in the six figures originally. Client was able to make bail.
He is now back with his family. And our office continues to effectively
challenge the charges and we anticipate a positive resolution.
"Drunk In Public" Charge Completely Dismissed Despite Prior Convictions
No Conviction. Case Dismissed
Client, a registered nurse, faced a public intoxication charge from a night
out on the town in Covina. A conviction would've been very dangerous
because she is a registered nurse and she had been convicted of DUI, albeit
many years ago. Prosecutor initially wanted a conviction, which would
have resulted in revocation of our client's nursing license. Our public
intoxication charges defense attorneys quickly went to work on getting
the case thrown out and, after months of hard work, got the charge completely
dismissed. No jail time. No conviction. Our client was able to retain
her nursing license without a problem.
DUI Dismissed in Favor of Wet Reckless
Young man in Arcadia / TSA employee contacted our West Covina DUI attorneys
to represent him against accusation of drunk driving. Despite unfavorable
field sobriety test results, our drunk driving attorneys secured dismissal
of DUI charge and reduction too wet reckless. Rather than have to serve
out three or more years of probation with extended alcohol program and
ignition interlock device, our client will be avoiding those consequences
in favor of minimal probation and fines and no IID. He will avoid having
a drunk driving conviction on his record thanks to the hard work of our
driving under the influence lawyers.
Driving While Intoxicated Dismissed
Dismissal of DUI
Client had been pulled over for erratically driving on the freeway. Her
blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was nearly 3 times the legal limit.
In most situations, a defendant with these facts would be facing a minimum
alcohol program of 9 months and possibly jail time. Due to our skillful
West Covina driving while intoxicated defense attorneys, we attained the
dismissal of the driving while intoxicated charge. Client will be taking
minimum alcohol program, instead, and there will be no jail time.
Successful DUI Result With .19 BAC (Double The Legal Limit-Plus-Three)
Our client, T.K., was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol
and driving with a .08 percent BAC or higher. Client is a professional
with much to lose. On account of the unusually high blood alcohol concentration,
prosecutor wanted extended alcohol program and also jail time. Due to
our high level of drunk driving defense legal skill, we persuaded prosecutor
to drop the charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and to drop
jail time as part of the resolution of the case.
DUI with .12 BAC Dismissed in Favor of Reduced No-Jail Charge
A young man with a career in banking, who also seeks to go to law school
someday, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in violation
of California Vehicle Code 23152a and Driving with .08 BAC or higher,
in violation of California Vehicle Code 23152b. Our Van Nuys courthouse
DUI defense attorneys swept into action and challenged the field sobriety
test, the officer's statement and the forensic evidence the prosecutor
had amassed against him. Through diligent defense work and negotiating
skill, our DUI defense attorneys achieved a DISMISSAL of his DUI charge.
Matter resolved for a lesser plea and client served no jail time and his
driving record was not besmirched by any DUI conviction.
Dismissal of Driving While Intoxicated Charge & Prevention of Battery On a Peace Officer Charge
Our client, a member of the police department, was arrested for suspected
driving while intoxicated in violation of California Vehicle Code Section
23152(a). The circumstances of his arrest included altercation with fellow
police officers and the prosecutor had ample opportunity to file battery
on a police office (a violation of California Penal Code 243(b) and 243(c)).
At minimum, the prosecutor could have filed resisting arrest, a violation
of California Penal Code 148(a)(1). However, due to our early and aggressive
intervention, the prosecutor never filed any such charges though it would
have had good reason to do so. They also dismissed the DWI count. Matter
resolved for lesser plea. Client served absolutely no jail time on account
of this resolution. Another successful result.