Faced With an Underage DUI Charge? Learn How Our Hands-On Legal Team May Be Able To Help You

Orange County Underage DUI Attorney

Underage DUI Defense in Orange County

Drinking and driving is a dangerous activity regardless of the age of the individual partaking in the activity. The state of California has a zero tolerance for underage drinking and driving. Even a small blood alcohol content of .01% can have you facing a DUI charge. If your DUI charge was given to you because you were operating a vehicle with a .05% or higher blood alcohol content, you will be charged with an underage DUI and a regular DUI.

It is very important that if you have been arrested that you retain trusted legal representation from the Law Office of Frances Prizzia as soon as possible. At our firm, we stand ready to provide our clients with outstanding legal representation and may be able to assist you in obtaining the best possible resolution for your case.

Facing underage DUI charges in Orange County?

Are you feeling frustrated about your situation? You need to act now! After an arrest, you will have to face the California justice system rather quickly. Within ten days you will have the opportunity to speak with the Department of Motor Vehicles and defend your driving privileges at an administrative hearing.

Because these arrests are so serious, and you have so much on the line, it is vitally important that you retain the representation that you deserve and contact the Law Office of Frances Prizzia right away. Our Orange County DUI attorney at the firm can defend you against a serious the serious penalties that you could be facing and we stand ready to aggressively defend your rights and protect your future and freedoms.

Penalties for Underage DUI

Arrested for underage drinking and driving in Orange County? In the event that you are convicted of an underage DUI, you will be facing the following penalties:

  • At least a one year suspension of your driver's license
  • Forced to attend an alcohol awareness program
  • Fines
  • Probation

Although this offense is a serious one, it is not actually a criminal offense, but rather a civil offense, you may not necessarily see a permanent mark on your criminal record; however, it is important to remember that there is a risk that you could be charged with a felony offense separate from your civilian offenses. For example, if you were arrested for drunk driving and you were involved in an accident that resulted in a serious injury or the death of another person, you may be additionally charged with vehicular manslaughter or DUI with injury.

Work with a Seasoned Newport Beach Attorney

At the Law Office of Frances Prizzia, we understand that this time in your life can be frustrating, but with the retention of a dedicated DUI defense attorney you may be able to receive a favorable outcome for your case. We are not afraid to aggressively challenge the evidence that is brought forth by the prosecution and will ensure that all breath and blood sample tests were executed in a manner that did not violate your rights.

As an under 21 driver that has been charged with a DUI, you have a lot on the line – which is why it is absolutely vital that your future is trusted to an experienced and dedicated Orange County DUI lawyer.

If you have questions or concerns regarding your situation and are interested in seeing how working with the Law Office of Frances Prizzia may benefit your case, contact our Orange County DUI lawyer Frances Prizzia today and schedule a case evaluation as soon as possible.

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Take a Look at Our Most Recent Victories
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  • Case Dropped to Misdemeanor DUI With Injuries
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty in 20 minutes on 4 counts of forgery on 2 different victims, even with a client's own confession!
  • Dismissed Dismissed - People v. Eloy A.
  • Dissmissed Dismissed - People v. Erick S
  • Dismissed Probation Termination - People v. Gustavo C.
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict after only 30 minutes of jury deliberation in a vandalism case
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict in an assault and battery case even after eyewitness testimony!
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict on DUI with injuries, where client had a strike prior and was on felony probation!
  • Dismissed Dismissed - People v. Brian O.

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