DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEYS IN BUTTE COUNTY
Chico California DUI Attorney
Amaya & Associates Attorneys At Law, concentrate in the aggressive defense of DUI – Driving Under the Influence charges resulting from drunk driving arrests throughout Northern California and the Sacramento Valley. Our attorneys have handled hundreds of cases and are well experienced in litigating DUI charges both in court and DMV hearings. As a DUI defense law office we are dedicated DUI lawyers committed to resolving your DUI charges.
You only have 10 calendar days after your DUI arrest to contact the DMV and arrange a DMV hearing before your driver’s license is suspended. You do not have a right to a public defender at DMV hearings. As DUI defense attorneys we will contact DMV on your behalf for FREE when you call our Chico or Sacramento office to discuss your case. DMV or court actions remain in your driving record for 10 years. Call Amaya & Associates Attorneys At Law immediately.
DUI CHARGES AND PENALTIES
According to California DUI Law you can be charged with a DUI if you have a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or above, or have drugs in your system, whether they are illegal or prescription drugs. If you are under 21 years old, you will be charged with a DUI if your alcohol level is .01% or above. Driving under the influence arrests can result in misdemeanor or felony charges.
Some possible DUI misdemeanor charges penalties can range from (1) license suspension for 4 months or up to 4 years depending on whether it is your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th DUI offense, (2) mandatory DUI classes for 3 to18 months, (3) probation from 1 to 5 years, (4) jail, (5) costly fines, (6) community services and (7) increased insurance rates. Felony DUI charges can be filed in criminal court when there is bodily injury or death resulting from a traffic collision while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Felony DUI charges can carry the possibility of state prison.
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUECE DEFENSES
The truth about most DUI court cases is that they are settled before trial. Our DUI attorneys aggressive court representation and positive communication with local district attorneys and judges has lead to charges being reduced and in some cases dismissed. Our clients have obtained favorable results due to our extensive experience defending cases of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.