DUI Accident Attorney in San Diego
Get Help from a Proven Defense Lawyer
DUI arrest can have a devastating effect on one's life. When a
DUI is coupled with another crime, such as a hit and run, the consequences
can be exponentially worse. Both drunk driving and hit and run are seriously
frowned upon by judges and prosecutors, and as a result, these two crimes
will be relentlessly pursued by prosecutors in order to punish the alleged
perpetrators of these crimes, and force the defendants to pay
restitution to the victims. If you are facing DUI charges in association with a hit
and run accident, contact a San Diego DUI lawyer today.
Penalties for Causing an Accident While Drunk Driving
DUI accidents are harshly punished under California state law. If you are
found to be
guilty of a DUI accident, you can be facing 3 to 6 years in state prison. If
someone was killed in the accident, and you are facing DUI with
vehicular manslaughter, that can be bumped up to 4 to 10 years in prison. In addition, anyone
charged with a DUI can be facing the following
How severe your punishments will be if convicted depends on many factors,
such as the circumstances of your arrest, if you have a previous DUI conviction,
or not, and if anyone was
injured as a result. However, in a
hit and run accident with a DUI, the consequences will likely be very severe. Contact
an attorney today to learn how to fight back against your charges.
Let Attorney Mark R. De Yoe fight for you!
With 28 years of experience handling DUI cases in San Diego, Attorney Mark
R. De Yoe is an aggressive DUI defense attorney who will help you fight
your DUI charges, and possibly help you avoid conviction. The firm of
Mark R. De Yoe, APLC has handled over 1,000 DUI cases over the years and
is dedicated to helping clients fight for their innocence. If you submitted to a
breath or blood test, and were found to have a blood alcohol concentration (
BAC) over the legal limit of .08, there are many ways to fight these results.
Attorney De Yoe can help you understand your rights and the best strategy
to avoid the possible penalties.
Contact our drunk driving defense firm to learn how we can help you fight these serious DUI charges.