Aggressive 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.
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.
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.
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 yo