DUI (Driving Under the Influence) laws are
stricter than ever these days due to the many tragic fatalities that have
occurred as a result of drunk driving. If you are pulled over for suspected
drunk driving or have been charged with drunk driving, you know that this could
cause a permanent black mark on your record and can cost you a lot in fines and
penalties. You need legal representation from a Mojave
that you can rely on. The Law Office of David Leicht of Mojave,
California is equipped to give you the expert representation you need.
How BAC Affects DUI Charges in California
Drunk driving charges in Mojave, California, as
in most states, is closely related to the blood alcohol level, or BAC, of the
suspected driver. You’re considered drunk and can be charged with drunk
driving if your BAC is 0.08% or higher. For drivers of commercial trucks,
the cutoff point is lower, at 0.04%. The amount of alcohol that is
consumed before these limits are reached will vary from person to person and
will depend on weight, the time period over which the alcohol was consumed, and
whether there was food intake.
Penalties and Plea Bargaining
Since a DUI is a very serious charge with many
repercussions, it may be a good idea to plea bargain for a lesser charge.
Even for a first offense DUI, you can end up in jail for six months and pay up
to $1000 in fines, as well as having your license suspended. David Leicht
of Mojave, California can help plea bargain your case for a lesser charge,
which can get the penalties drastically reduced.
Call to Schedule a Free Legal Consultation With a DUI Attorney in Mojave, California Today
If you’ve been charged
with a DUI,
call to schedule a free legal consultation with a DUI attorney in Mojave,
California today. With his extensive experience as a police officer and
an attorney, David Leicht of the Law Office of David Leicht can give you the
sound legal advice and support you need. Call us at 760-256-3104 and let
an expert and dedicated law firm help you get a second chance.