San Diego Military Base DUI Attorney

Charged With DUI On A Military Base?

The United States Armed Forces have a zero tolerance policy regarding driving under the influence, meaning that thousands of soldiers each and every year find their lives and careers threatened by DUI charges. The San Diego area is home to many military bases, such as Naval Station San Diego, Naval Base Coronado, Camp Pendleton, MCAS Miramar, North Island Naval Complex, Point Loma Navy Base, and MCRD San Diego. Being charged with DUI while on these military bases may find a service member facing California DMV charges, a DUI criminal trial, and court-martial by your military branch.

Military bases are on federal land and are therefore different than state lands governed by state law. If you were charged or arrested for a DUI on any of the military bases in the San Diego area, you should immediately enlist the services of San Diego DUI Attorney Mark R. De Yoe. He is experienced in handling these unique cases and provides the care and detail necessary to get the best results possible for his clients.

What am I facing with a military base DUI?

Drivers in California agree to abide by the rules of the road. This means that the Department of Motor Vehicles is responsible for governing the license-holders in the state. A driver in California with a DUI may find that a DUI arrest results in their license being taken from their possession.

Additionally, since military bases are considered federal land, you can find yourself facing penalties associated with a federal DUI. Unlike California law, penalties for a federal DUI include:

For military personnel receiving a DUI while on base can be held for even more aggressive punishments, such as participation in a substance abuse treatment program, the revocation of pass privileges, reduction of pay and rank, and other penalties as imposed by court martial.

If you were stopped and charged with a DUI on federal land or a military base, whether you are a citizen or military personnel you need someone on your side who knows how the justice systems involved function and what will need to be done to get results. Attorney De Yoe has the knowledge and experience to help no matter what your circumstances are. Time is important in these matters.

Military Base DUI Defense Options

Attorney De Yoe has been helping and servicing clients in San Diego for over 30 years, whether military personnel or citizens charged with DUI while on a military base. He has had proven success in DMV hearings as well as in court trials for his clients.

The more quickly you act, the greater the chances for a positive outcome. He will often try for a dismissal of charges when this is possible. A reduction in charges or an alternative sentence that does not severely disrupt your life and work would also be favorable outcomes. You can feel certain that you have someone who truly cares about the outcome of your case and will be resolute in trying to achieve the most favorable conclusion.

A military base DUI carries consequences that are too serious to be left in the hands of an inexperienced DUI defense attorney. When you work with Mark R. De Yoe, APLC, you know you are getting proven results from a San Diego DUI lawyer that is dedicated to his clients.

With 24/7 availability, you know that Attorney De Yoe is always here for you. Call today!