Operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is against the law in California and such offenses are not taken lightly in a court of law. Increased awareness about the negative effects of drunk driving as well as pressure from numerous activist groups has caused authorities to make a more concerted effort toward securing convictions for those accused of drunk driving. This makes it extremely difficult for individuals charged with drunk driving offenses to receive a fair trial.
Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs law is often referred to as DUI or DWI and in sum it seeks to punish offenders who are unable to adequately operate a vehicle.
A DUI, or DWI, conviction has far reaching consequences that can affect your daily life in many ways. All the following are possible outcomes:
“If you are being charged with driving under the influence, the attorneys at Jewett and Johnston can help.”
We have successfully defended many DUI cases throughout Los Angeles and Ventura County. At the same time, we recognize that not every case will, or should be taken to trial. We advise clients on a case-by-case basis and analyze the law as it relates to their particular situation. We empower our clients to make an informed decision about their case.
In matters such as these, our fee schedule becomes flexible. Your case may not reach every phase of a criminal proceeding – and so our reasonable fees are charged accordingly.
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