Multiple DUI Defense
Having a prior DUI conviction on a person's record will immediately result in him/her facing enhanced penalties for a Long Beach DUI charge. These penalties increase when facing a second, third, fourth or subsequent driving under the influence charge, and can result in permanent driver's license suspension as well as several years in state prison.
Consulting a DUI lawyer is the logical step to take when facing multiple DUI charges. By consulting a lawyer, one can make the determination as to the seriousness of the charges he/she is facing, as well as the necessity of a DUI lawyer in the first place. Additionally, consulting a DUI defense lawyer will give one a clearer picture of what he/she may be up against in the immediate future, in regards to his/her charges.
Gold & Witham
At Gold & Witham, we believe it is important to keep our clients well-informed and work with them at every step of their multiple DUI case. Our DUI lawyers and attorneys take the time to review new cases in order to determine what can be done to protect the client. Particularly in situations involving a driver facing a second DUI, third DUI or fourth DUI, it is important to act quickly in defending their rights. Their previous driving under the influence conviction may convince the prosecution, law enforcement and others to conclude guilt based upon the supposed predisposition of the driver to drink and drive, when this is actually not the case.
Long Beach Multiple DUI Offenses - Felony Charges
A fourth DUI offense may be charged as a felony DUI in Long Beach. A multiple DUI conviction of this magnitude may result in driver's license suspension for 4 years or more, fines, and up to 3 years in state prison, along with other penalties.