If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), you could be facing loss of your driver’s license, heavy fines, skyrocketing insurance rates, a tarnished record or reputation, even jail time. Obviously, this is an extremely serious situation that could negatively impact your job, your family, your future, everything you’ve worked towards your entire life. However, there is a light at the end of this dark tunnel. By choosing a San Diego DUI defense firm with an aggressive, knowledgeable DUI attorney with a proven track record of success, you can significantly increase the chances of getting your fines, charges, and DMV penalties reduced or dismissed. A DUI charge has a criminal component and an administrative component before the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). For both you’ll need a skilled San Diego DUI lawyer. Keep in mind that a public defender cannot represent you before the DMV. For most people the loss of your driver’s license is the harshest penalty associated with a DUI so avoiding this is a top priority.
San Diego DUI attorney Patrick Griffin has been able to achieve great results for his clients because he understands the science behind a DUI, he graduated with honors from the nations #1 trial skills law school, and treats every case with unmatched attention. DUI cases are won or lost with the finer details and the Griffin Law Office has the resources to comb through every piece of evidence to find holes in the prosecution’s case. This attention combined with polished courtroom skills give you the best chance to walk away without a DUI conviction following you. This article explains some of the ways we win DUI cases in San Diego.
California has some of the strictest laws in the country regarding drunk driving (DUI or Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs). Prompt action can have a significant impact on a successful defense. For example, there is a 10-day deadline for requesting a hearing with the DMV on your license suspension and to get an extension of your temporary license. The Griffin Law Office can request this DMV hearing FREE OF CHARGE, with no obligation for you to ultimitly hire us to fight your case.
We understand the urgency and importance of your DUI case. Because so much of our practice is focused on DUI representation, our fee is competitive. We offer affordable installment payment plans that allow you to stretch your payments over months. Also, we normally order your police report and set up your DMV hearing the same day you hire us. This goes a long way with our clients, who are normally anxious to see the report, which contains the police accusations and blood results.
Our DUI lawyers also regularly appear in court on our clients’ behalf, thus saving them valuable work time, not to mention embarrassment. Most of our DUI clients are first-timers, and we vigorously defend them. Further, most of our new DUI clients come as a referral from satisfied clients who were in the same predicament and were pleased with our office and results. A vigorous and complete defense also gains us respect with prosecutors and judges, in addition to the referrals we receive from happy clients.
If you have been charged with a DUI or other criminal offense, a fast legal response may be necessary. Please call or contact our office now to schedule your FREE CONSULTATION.