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    San Diego DUI Defense

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    Driving under the influence (DUI) is against the law in California. If you’re arrested for a DUI in San Diego County, it means authorities suspect you of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, including illegal narcotics or legally prescribed medications.  If you are charged or accused of a DUI take immediate action and seek the support of a seasoned and reputable San Diego DUI Defense Attorney.

    Dod Law, has offices conveniently located near the courts in downtown San Diego, Orange County, and Vista, California, and we are dedicated to fighting for your rights and freedoms.

    San Diego County has some of the strictest DUI laws in the nation. Therefore, it’s crucial to have an experienced San Diego DUI Defense attorney by your side. Don’t allow a DUI to disrupt your life. When clients come to Dod Law for a DUI they have had a temporary lapse of judgement. Attorney Dod Ghassemkhani and the team doesn’t think this lapse of judgement should define your future. Mistakes shouldn’t define your life!

    DUI arrests, also known as Drunk Driving arrests, are quite common. Many individuals facing DUI charges have never been arrested before. They are law-abiding citizens who made a regrettable decision. There significant repercussions if you don’t address these charges.

    Despite the majority of DUI cases in San Diego resulting in misdemeanor charges, the DUI legal process in the county is not simple. It’s incredibly complex, making it essential to have a skilled DUI Defense attorney to navigate the process and minimize the potential consequences.

    With a skilled attorney by your side, the impact of your DUI case on your life may be less severe than anticipated. Successfully fighting the case and negotiating a favorable outcome could result in minimal changes to your life, and even the possibility of having your DUI charges dropped from your record.

    However, if you proceed to trial without expert legal representation and are convicted of a DUI, you could face several adverse consequences:

    License Suspension
    A California DUI can affect your driving privileges. Even before conviction, you may face potential license suspension. If convicted, you could face up to four months of suspension, with longer periods for repeat offenders. Alternatives to suspension include requesting a DUI hearing, winning your case, or negotiating reduced penalties with the help of a skilled attorney.

    Potential Jail Time
    The penalties for DUI convictions vary based on factors such as prior offenses and judicial discretion. Depending on your situation, you could face jail time ranging from 48 hours for first-time offenders to 180 days for fourth-time offenders. Additionally, you may be required to attend a DUI rehabilitation program and serve probation.

     Career Impact
    A DUI conviction can adversely affect your career prospects. Background checks are standard for job applications, and a DUI is often viewed as a liability. Having a knowledgeable attorney on your side can help you fight the charges and mitigate the impact on your career.

    Financial Consequences
    DUI convictions come with significant financial burdens, including fines, penalty assessments, mandatory DUI programs, impound fees, interlock device costs, license reinstatement fees, and increased insurance premiums.

    Attorney Dod Ghassemkhani at Dod Law is a seasoned criminal defense lawyer who will diligently work to minimize the negative consequences of your DUI case and ensure fair representation in court. Contact Dod Law today to discuss your case and explore your legal options.


    At a Glance

    Meet Attorney Dod Ghassemkhani

    • Recent Case Results
    • San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association | Named San Diego County’s 2023 Trial Lawyer Of The Year
    • Award Winning Criminal Defense Attorney
    • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    • Over 20 years of criminal defense experience
    • 10.0 “Superb” Avvo Rating