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Will I Go to Jail for My DUI?

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Being arrested for a DUI can be stressful and overwhelming, especially with the possibility of jail time looming overhead. You need to take quick action to preserve your freedom and a Ventura DUI attorney from my firm can help do just that. At the Law Offices of Adam L. Pearlman, I focus exclusively on defending those accused of drunk driving and other crimes.

My firm has all the necessary tools to protect you from a DUI conviction. I have over 25+ years of experience handling criminal cases and bring unique insight from my time as a former prosecutor. I am fully aware of the tactics that the prosecution often uses and can strengthen your defense based on this knowledge. Let my firm take on your case today and help you avoid jail time.

California's Penalties for DUI

Even if you are convicted of DUI, it does not mean that you will spend time in jail. In most cases, a defendant may spend one or two days before being released on bail or their own recognizance. However, for individuals who have previous offenses, the potential for jail time may be much higher.

California may enforce the following jail time for DUI offenses:

  • 4 days to 6 months for a first offense
  • 90 days to 1 year for a second offense
  • 120 days to 1 year for a third offense
  • 180 days to 1 year for a fourth offense
  • 16 months if convicted of a fourth within 10 months of your third offense

Other factors are also taken into consideration when determining punishment for DUI. For example, if you had a child under a certain age in the vehicle or had an extremely high BAC, your penalties and jail time may be increased.

Reach Out to My Firm Today

Even aside from jail time, paying heavy fines and losing your ability to drive can be costly consequences. At the Law Offices of Adam L. Pearlman, you will find a Ventura DUI lawyer prepared to fiercely advocate for your rights in the face of any offense. Allow my firm to work towards crafting a strong defense on your behalf to help you secure a favorable outcome.

Don't lose hope! Call my firm as soon as possible to get the representation you need.

Get Help From a
Former Prosecutor

Part of the legal process you may face involves arraignments, preliminary hearings and other court related matters. I have extensive jury trial experience and have conducted hundreds of these types of court procedures. I am also very familiar with the prosecutors and have a unique insight into how they think and make their decisions. This will enable me to provide you with the dedicated and knowledgeable defense you will need.

I can provide the resources to fully examine your case and investigate the charges against you in order to challenge any evidence obtained illegally. A conviction can result in fines, probation, community service, and jail or prison time. Don't let this happen to you. Your freedom and future are at risk, so you must call now to get the help you need.

  • Over 25+ years of Legal Experience
  • Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Handled Thousands of Criminal Cases
  • Top Rated Lawyer on Avvo
  • Free Initial Consultations Available