Michael Karagozian and Allyson Rudolph, Los Angeles DUI attorneys with years of expertise representing clients charged with drunk driving, will walk you through the entire legal process if you are arrested for drinking and driving.
The crime of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) can be defined as driving or being in actual physical control of a car while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. An individual can also be arrested for driving with any detectable amount of an illicit or even a prescription drug in their system.
The penalties for drunk driving or driving impaired are very serious and range from jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, court-ordered alcohol counseling, and license suspensions. A person can also be punished for refusing to take a chemical test (blood or breath) if they are arrested on suspicion of a DUI, which could result in a one-year suspension of their driver’s license.