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DUI Defense Attorney in Rancho Cucamonga

Have you been charged with a DUI?

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If you want the best outcome out of this situation, it is crucial that you contact a DUI Defense Attorney. Allowing Burga Law Firm PC a DUI Defense Attorney in Rancho Cucamonga to review your case will give you an advantage over others. In addition, you could save on additional penalties or prolonged license suspension.

Getting arrested for a DUI can be a hardship not only financially; but also to your friends and family.

Burga Law Firm PC understands what you'll be facing and we'll use our skills and experience to resolve them for you.

As a DUI Defense Attorney in Rancho Cucamonga we have been very successful in dismissing DUI charges as well as reducing them to either a “Wet Reckless” or a “Dry Reckless.”

What are the consequences of a DUI?

The consequences of a DUI arrest can result in:

  • driver's license suspension

  • losing your auto insurance

  • having to take DUI courses

  • install a breathalyzer in your vehicle in order to drive

  • and over $1800 in fines and penalties.

You could also lose your job or your license depending on your profession. If you are a nurse, a doctor or any type of professional that requires to be licensed by the State, a DUI could affect your ability to keep your professional or vocational license.

We will fight for you to keep your Professional License

What can I do if I am arrested for a DUI?

Have you been arrested for a DUI? Give us a call! (909) 538-8320. You only have 10 days to schedule a DMV Hearing to avoid getting your license suspended so it is essential that you hire a competent attorney right away. As a DUI Defense Attorney in Rancho Cucamonga, Burga Law Firm PC is an experienced DUI, we will handle your case in court for you, meaning you may not have to appear in court unless it's necessary. We cover the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange and Los Angeles.

What happens at my court date?

Your first court date is called your arraignment. That day the Judge will read to you the charges that the District Attorney filed against you. Typically they are VC 23152(a) and VC 23152(b). There are other charges that are related to DUI's such as a traffic violation, driving with suspended license, property damage or injuries. If your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) was nearly double the legal limit or more, you face the risk of being remanded (arrested) that day if the Judge believes you are a danger to the community.

What is the BAC legal limit?

The legal limit is .08%. If you blow .08% or higher in the breathalyzer then officer will arrest you for a DUI. If you test double or more than the legal limit, you will be charged with enhancements, meaning you could be given additional charges that can increase penalties and the possibility of jail time.

What are the defenses to a DUI?

If you are facing DUI charges don't lose hope. The District Attorney has to review the police report and determine if they have enough evidence to find you guilty. If they have enough evidence to convict you of a DUI they'll file the case in Criminal Court. However, that's not the end of the road. It doesn't mean you are guilty. The District Attorney has to prove beyond reasonable doubt that you are guilty of a DUI. In the mean time, all they have are allegations.

Burga Law Firm PC is an experienced DUI defense attorney who will review the evidence to look for mistakes, violations or simply that you were not driving or under the influence at all. We look for all the defenses available for you such as:

  • Breathalyzer errors or no calibrations

  • Diabetes or Low carb-diets

  • Rising Blood Alcohol

  • Blood test errors

  • Inaccurate field sobriety tests

  • Reckless driving (Wet Reckless or Dry Reckless)

  • You were not driving

  • DUI Check Points that are illegal or not in compliance with the law

What are the penalties for a DUI conviction?

Penalties for a DUI in California can be severe. They also range between a standard first DUI up to the possibility of going to State Prison. Some of the reasons why your DUI penalty can be increased are:

  • Prior DUI conviction(s)

  • Injuries as a result of a DUI

  • Property Damages

  • Probation violation

  • High Blood Alcohol Content

  • You were under 21 years of age at the time of the DUI arrest

If you believe your case fits any of these listed above, then you could end up receiving increased penalties or even state prison.

The District Attorney will decide whether to charge you with a DUI Misdemeanor or a Felony DUI. Burga Law Firm PC fight for you to make sure that the District Attorney is not able to prove the case.

If you are convicted with a misdemeanor DUI, the maximum penalties are:

  • Up to 1 year in county jail

  • Fines up to $2000

  • Between 1 year to 3 years of license suspension.

If you are convicted with a Felony DUI, the maximum penalties are:

  • Up to 16 years in state prison

  • Fines up to $5000

  • Restitution to injured parties

  • 5 years license suspension

If you are facing the possibility of receiving a maximum sentence you should give us a call. We can review your case and go over any mistakes from the police, the District Attorney, or legal defenses that may apply. Don't plead guilty before you call Burga! 

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Burga Law Firm is committed to answering your questions about immigration, criminal defense, and personal injury law issues in southern California.

We'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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