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Victorville, Apple Valley, and Barstow DUI Lawyer

Victorville, Apple Valley, and Barstow DUI Lawyer

Competent Victorville, Apple Valley, and Barstow  County DUI Lawyer to Represent You on Your DUI Charges

In Depth Representation

It is essential you select a Victorville, Apple Valley, or Barstow DUI defense attorney who provides in depth representation since there are two separate entities in need of a defense in your DUI charge: DMV (This is called the “Administrative Per Se consequence”) and the Court. Each part requires a distinct defense strategy and only an experienced Victorville, Apple Valley, or Barstow DUI defense attorney will have what it takes to prepare the proper defenses. It is also critical that your skilled Victorville, Apple Valley, or Barstow DUI defense lawyer is knowledgeable in current DUI laws / cases, and has extensive experience representing clients in both misdemeanor and felony DUI’s.

The Law Office of Tarman & Shamuilian is a defense firm that provides comprehensive legal representation to those arrested for a DUI or related matter in San Bernardino County. Our officefocuses specifically on DUI. The Law Office of Tarman & Shamuilian is experienced in handling cases in Courts all over San Bernardino County and at the San Bernardino Driver Safety Office (DMV).

A DUI  in Victorville, Apple Valley, Barstow and surrounding cities in California can many times cause serious consequences. As a result, it is important to have a good lawyer on your side. The most immediate consequence when arrested for a DUI in Victorville, Apple Valley, and Barstow is loss of driving privileges. Under California law, the Department of Motor Vehicles can suspend the driving privileges or someone arrested for a DUI.

The more severe and long lasting consequence is the criminal case in the Superior Court. This is based on Vehicle Code § 23152(a) and § 23152 which state that a person arrested for a DUI can be prosecuted and put in jail for up to 6 months for a 1st offense. Penalties can include prison and Felony for multiple DUI offenders or where injury occurs during a DUI.

IMPORTANT: AFTER YOUR ARREST FOR A DUI, YOU ONLY HAVE 10 (TEN) DAYS TO INVOKE YOUR RIGHT TO A DMV HEARING AND HAVE A CHANCE TO KEEP YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE.

Court Process in San Bernardino County

In San Bernardino County, the Court Process generally begins with the arrest report  being forwarded to the Office of the San Bernardino County District Attorney. A person arrested for DUI in San Bernardino County is usually given a citation with an appearance date. The first court appearance is called the arraignment and it is at this stage the Court formally presents the charges filed against you and a plea of “guilty” or “not guilty” is entered. Your experienced San Bernardino County DUI defense attorney will decide based on the specific circumstances of your case if it is best to set your matter for a pre-trial hearing or to continue your arraignment. At the pre-trial stage, your DUI defense attorney will negotiate with the district attorney. Our skilled Victorville, Apple Valley, or Barstow  DUI lawyers will then help you to decide if it is best to accept a negotiated plea or take your case to jury trial.

Call the a Victorville, Apple Valley, and Barstow DUI attorney at the Law Offices of Tarman & Shamuilian directly at 877-70-Legal or 909-466-9800 to avoid immediate suspension of your license by the DMV. We are available and will fight for your rights.

Misdemeanor DUI Facts

In California DUI there are typically 2 charges filled against individuals. It is interesting to note that soemone can be charged with a DUI for driving under the influence of  drugs, including prescription drugs and marijuana. The most common statute used to prosecute a basic DUI is California Vehicle Code § 23152(a) and § 23152(b).

California Vehicle Code § 23152(a) prohibits people from operating a motor vehicle if they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

California Vehicle Code § 23152(b) prohibits people from operating a motor vehicle when their blood alcohol content (BAC) is .08% or higher.

Felony DUI Facts

DUI with Injury

California Vehicle Code §§ 23153(a) and 23153(b) can be filed as a misdemeanor or a felony, when this is the case the charge is called a wobbler . Misdemeanor cases have a maximum jail sentence of 1 year. If charged as a felony the sentencing range is between 16 months and 3 years in custody and a fine up to $10,000 dollars.

If the DUI involved injuries and the prosecutor seeks to use those fact to file the case as a Felonyy they will have to prove (1) When the person was driving he or she also committed an illegal act or neglected to perform a legal duty AND (2) This illegal act or failure to perform a legal duty caused bodily injury to another person.

Driving Under the Influence is a serious offense. Having a confident lawyer on your side, representing you through this hard time, can greatly increase your chances of a successful outcome in your Victorville, Apple Valley, and Barstow DUI case. There are many defenses to beating a DUI, many with complex and scientific elements. With The Law Offices of Tarman & Shamuilian, we have the team of experts ready to disrepute evidence brought against you in your DUI case.

 

Victorville, Apple Valley, and Barstow DUI Lawyer Resources

Hiring us is more affordable than you think. We accept cash, checks, and all major credit cards. Flexible payment plans available.

From your initial consultation through the final resolution of your case, we will handle all important tasks including research for and preparation of any necessary legal pleadings as well as evaluation of the evidence. Your case will not be handed off to an assistant or associate, but will be managed directly by an attorney. This allows us to handle your case in an efficient and cost-effective manner. When you are charged with a crime, you need a powerful defense. Let us take immediate action in your case to protect your rights, to challenge the evidence presented against you, and to fight to reduce the penalties in your case. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation. 909-340-2000

HOW WECAN HELP YOU

When you hire a My Rights Law Group Attorney:

planning & strategy

We will take the time to review your case and come up with a successful strategy to help your outcome.

defending you

Depending on the facts of the case, we will ask for a dismissal of the charges, work for reduced charges, or negotiate a resolution.

protect you

Your defense lawyers will protect your rights at all times.

WHY CHOOSE OUR FIRM

PERSONAL ATTENTION

PERSONAL ATTENTION

One-on-One communication with your attorney.

DILIGENT RESEARCH

DILIGENT RESEARCH

Assuring the best outcome possible.

RESPONSIVE

RESPONSIVE

Flexible meeting schedules.

AVAILABILITY

AVAILABILITY

Serving most of Southern California.

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