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Manhattan Beach Dui Lawyers
Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious crime in Manhattan Beach. It is important to keep in mind that you can be charged with a DUI even if you were not drunk or intoxicated. These laws are in place to measure an individual’s ability to drive a vehicle. Your ability to drive a vehicle will be measure by your blood alcohol level. The limit in Manhattan Beach is 0.08 percent.
Deciding whether or not you want our criminal law firm to help with your DUI charges is a person choice. Here are some things you should consider before you decide whether or not to let us help you.
What Does Our Manhattan Beach DUI Lawyers Do For You?
One of our lawyers will look at all of the possible consequences to your individual DUI charges. After that, they will do what they can to figure out the best way to limit the amount of damage that the DUI charges will cause to your life.
Depending on whether or not this is your first DUI, it is extremely common for a lawyer to determine that you could be offered probation and only have a few minor consequences to deal with. Naturally, it is important to keep in mind that all DUI charges are different.
It is also important to understand that things will be very different for you if you have previous DUIs on your record. Your lawyer will do what they can to help you, but you do run the risk of facing more serious consequences than someone being charged for the first time. A judge is going to want to give you are more serious consequence because whatever your consequence was the first time you had a DUI was not enough to teach you not to do it again.
Do You Need a DUI Laywer?
Whether or not you need a DUI lawyer depends on the charges you are up against as well as your financial situation. The upside is that you can get a free consultation with one of our lawyers, and they can help you decide if you really need a lawyer. There are, however, some general guidelines that can help you make the decision:
Definitely Need a Lawyer: If you have been charged with DUIs in the past, you need a lawyer. You also need a lawyer if the DUI resulted in an accident that injured or killed anyone. You need to ask yourself if your driver’s license is at risk, if you face a hefty fine, or if you are looking at jail time. If you answered yes, you need a lawyer.
In most situations, hiring a DUI lawyer is never a bad idea. Even if it is the first time you’ve been charged with a DUI, inexperience is going to be your worst enemy. Let one of our Manhattan Beach DUI lawyers make sure that a DUI charge doesn’t ruin your life.