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DUI Enhancements

California DUI Penalty Enhancements

If getting charged with a DUI isn’t bad enough, the legislature has defined certain situations where courts are authorized and encouraged to enhance the penalties associated with a DUI conviction. The following “Special Allegations” define these exact circumstances. If you have been charged with any of these special allegations, remember, the prosecutor has the same burden of proving these beyond a reasonable doubt that they have for the elements of the initial offense.

High BAC Under CVC § 23578

Under this code section, the court is allowed to and encouraged to increase the fines, public work service, and other consequences when the defendant’s BAC is above .15% by volume.

Child Endangerment Under CVC § 23572

If someone accused of DUI had a child under the age of 14 in the vehicle at the time of of the offense, may be subject to mandatory custody time even on the first offense.

Reckless Driving + DUI Under CVC § 25582

A person who drives recklessly while under the influence may be subject to significant mandatory jail time even on the first offense. Driving recklessly is specifically defined as going 30 mph over the speed limit on a freeway or 20 mph over the speed limit on the surface streets.

Misdemeanor Cases

Successfully defending a misdemeanor case may include the following procedures:

  • Court Appearances
  • DMV “Admin Per Se” Hearing
  • DMV License Status Hearing
  • Motion Hearings on discovery and evidence admissibility/suppression
  • Prosecutor Negotiation
  • Judge or Jury Trial
  • Plea Bargaining
  • Sentencing

Some of the strategies we employ may include the following:

  • Discovery Sanctions
  • Subpoenaing Documents
  • Trial Continuances
  • Pitchess Motions
  • Witness 402 Hearings
  • and others…

Learn More…

If you are charged with a Traffic Misdemeanor or DUI, hire California’s best traffic law firm. We can help you get a great result on your case. To learn more about our procedures and how we can represent you, call the California Ticket King at 877-985-0002 or email our attorneys at info@caticketking.com.

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Our California Traffic Attorneys

Scott Hullinger, Esq.

Scott Hullinger, Esq.

San Diego Traffic Attorney

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Rowland Dinkins, Esq.

Rowland Dinkins, Esq.

Riverside & San Bernardino Traffic Attorney

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Manny "Lee Buck" Rios, Esq.

Manny "Lee Buck" Rios, Esq.

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Mono & Riverside Traffic Attorney

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Sherrett Walker, Esq.

Sherrett Walker, Esq.

Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo & Santa Clara Traffic Attorney

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Jon Osborn, Esq.

Jon Osborn, Esq.

San Diego Traffic Attorney

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Morgan Ross, Esq.

Morgan Ross, Esq.

San Diego Traffic Attorney

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Andrew Roberts, Esq.

Andrew Roberts, Esq.

Los Angeles and Ventura Traffic Attorney

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Andrew Gokoffski, Esq.

Andrew Gokoffski, Esq.

Marin Traffic Attorney

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Attorney Advantage

Hiring an attorney to defend your traffic ticket may mean the difference between a conviction and a dismissal. With high fines, DMV points and your license at stake, you need an experienced traffic law firm to handle it. Our traffic attorneys are the best in the business because:

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Knowledgeable

We know the law and procedure that govern traffic law and traffic courts. We use the knowledge we've gained to get an advantage in court. Knowing the right legal maneuvers may mean the difference between a conviction and a dismissal.

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We go to court for you

Under Penal Code 977 we can make all your court appearances without you having to be present. In most cases, you will never have to go to court. We appear on your behalf and represent you to the fullest extent of the law.

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Cost effective

Hiring an attorney doesn't have to be expensive. Our fees are reasonable because we have designed our business to be efficient. Many clients actually save money because they have hired our law firm.

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    thumb Val Moser
    3/23/2018

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    8/29/2017

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    3/31/2014

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    4/23/2014
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    7/28/2013

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    3/29/2018

    5 star review  the best, would not use or even recommend anyone else....

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    1/06/2016

    5 star review  Saved me time and money. Hopefully I don't need to use this service again but if I do I will be a happy returning customer.

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    3/31/2015
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    1/21/2016

    5 star review  Have been using there services for 4 years now 3 tickets later & still no points on my record all tickets dismissed!

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    1/04/2016

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    8/07/2013

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    1/22/2015
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