San Jose Fourth Offense DUI Attorneys
Felony DUI Defense Lawyers Serving Fremont, Los Gatos, and Throughout the Area
Our San Jose attorneys for felony DUI defense are particularly skilled at having charges against our clients reduced or penalties minimized. Most of our clients charged with a fourth DUI offense will be recommended to a live-in alcohol recovery program to address a potential alcohol-dependence problem. At Jachimowicz Pointer, Attorneys at Law, Inc., we have decades of experience minimizing the risks of catastrophic penalties. As we have done many times in the past, our attorneys may be able to get your case dismissed or charges reduced. If these options are not available, our San Jose lawyers will use our considerable resources and experience to reduce your risks of going to jail.
Call 408-246-5500 now to discuss your many legal options regarding a felony DUI charge in San Jose or surrounding community. We offer free consultations and candid legal advice.
A fourth DUI arrest in less than 10 years is a serious legal issue. Prosecutors, law enforcement officers and the general public may lead you to believe that your case is hopeless. Our attorneys know otherwise. We have a wide variety of defense strategies to defend your rights and we will also research your prior cases for possible mistakes made in the handling of your prior cases (strike a prior). This may significantly reduce the risks of the most severe penalties.
Felony DUI Penalties in California
There are a variety of ways to be charged with felony DUI in California: if you have been involved in a DUI accident in which injury or death occurred; if you have been charged with felony DUI in the past: and, most likely, if you have been convicted of three or more DUIs in the past ten years. If you are facing a felony DUI charge, you may be facing some of the following typical penalties:
- Sixteen months to four years in jail with a possible combination of an alcohol education program and jail
- Thousands of dollars in fines and penalties
- Drunk-driving education program costing approximately $1800
- Years of probation
- At minimum, a 3 year license suspension
- Possible permanent loss of your driver's license
- When and if driving privileges are restored, an ignition interlock device may be installed and you will incur the cost
Felony DUI carries significant financial costs and may also lead to professional and personal challenges. Our San Jose DUI defense lawyers understand the stakes involved. Contact our California DUI defense attorneys to schedule a free consultation. Call 408-246-5500 today.