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.
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.
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.
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.
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