Category: DUI Resources

Do I need a DUI Lawyer?

First, you need to determine what your goal is. If your goal is to not get convicted of a DUI, then you better have an expert DUI lawyer defending you.  Because having an unskilled lawyer representing you is akin to doing nothing at all to defend yourself.  And if you do nothing, you can bet that you will be convicted of a DUI and your driver license will be suspended. Continue reading “Do I need a DUI Lawyer?”

What are the Costs Associated with a DUI?

Most people are aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. The increased risk of injuring yourself and others in an auto accident should be more than enough to deter everyone from driving under the influence (DUI).

In addition, there are other costs associated with a DUI conviction.   Continue reading “What are the Costs Associated with a DUI?”

Will a DUI Conviction Show Up in a Background Check?

Many people ask if a DUI conviction will appear on a back ground check.  The answer is probably Yes.  Different types of information may be included in an official background check from various sources; these may include driving records, criminal records, court records, etc.

When applying for any job, it is usually best to tell the truth on employment applications.  While employers may overlook the admittance of a DUI conviction, being caught in a lie may likely remove the applicant from consideration for the job. Continue reading “Will a DUI Conviction Show Up in a Background Check?”

What are California DUI penalties?

People who have been arrested for DUI’s often ask, “What are the penalties?” Well the penalties are going to revolve around certain areas. Jail, probation, fines, alcohol classes, and any other terms of a probation that a judge might give you based on the aggregated factors in your particular case. Continue reading “What are California DUI penalties?”

What does a DUI cost?

Many people ask what are the costs associated with being convicted of a DUI. When you first get arrested you might get hit with a big tow bill because they had to tow your car. If you’re convicted of a DUI your insurance is very likely going to increase. Continue reading “What does a DUI cost?”