Determining what to do in the face of a DUI arrest
can be difficult. This website contains a good deal of helpful information regarding drunk driving cases in the Kern County area, offering drivers the opportunity to learn more about their rights and options in addressing these matters. For example, you may wish to learn more about the particular benefits of
working with a DUI attorney
. You may wonder what
strategies may be used to seek a positive case result on your behalf. You may be seeking a better understanding of the
DUI court process
so you know what to expect. In these and any other DUI-related matters, you can review the information on this site or can call now to schedule a confidential consultation with a
Bakersfield DUI attorney
who will be able to address any particular questions or concerns you have.
Learning About DUI Charges
We have highlighted a few important topics that are covered on this website:
A driver who is under the age of 21 may face license suspension and other penalties for driving a motor vehicle with virtually any detectable amount of alcohol in his or her system. Underage drinking and driving is taken very seriously by law enforcement in Bakersfield and throughout Kern County. Read more about underage DUI…
Multiple DUI Offenses
When a driver has one or more prior convictions for DUI on his or her record, this will have a serious impact on any current charges. A second, third, fourth or subsequent DUI offense may result in steep penalties and possibly felony charges in some cases. Read more about multiple DUI offenses…
While most drunk driving related offenses are charged as misdemeanors, there are certain situations where a driver may face felony charges. This typically applies in cases where a driver is accused of causing a car accident that leaves another person seriously injured. Read more about felony DUI…
Drugs & DUI
Though most people associate DUI charges with alcohol, a driver may be arrested for allegedly driving while under the influence of an illegal narcotic or prescription drug. Read more about drugs and DUI…
You can also find information regarding DUI penalties,
DUI with injury and
out of state DUI as well as the key types of evidence that are used against defendants in these cases:
breath and blood tests and
field sobriety tests.
Bakersfield DUI Defense Attorney
There are various strategies that may be used to challenge DUI charges in criminal court and at a DMV hearing. Even in cases where a driver is accused of failing a breath test or blood test, there may be ways for an attorney to effectively prove that the test results should not be allowed in court. Field sobriety tests have inherent faults and may also be improperly administered. An arresting officer's testimony may be brought into question.
To learn more about our services and how we can help you, contact a Bakersfield DUI defense lawyer at our firm.