Multiple DUI Lawyer in San Diego

Are you facing a 2nd, 3rd or 4th DUI charge?

A DUI is a serious matter with serious consequences. When you already have a prior DUI conviction, the penalties for subsequent DUIs greatly intensify.

You can be facing:

  • The loss of your license for 2-4 years
  • Confiscation of your vehicle
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device
  • Jail or prison time

If any of your DUIs involve an accident with property damage, injuries or death to another, you are looking at felony charges and penalties.

It is time to take action for your defense. You may be feeling overwhelmed or even guilty and undeserving of legal representation. Mark R. De Yoe is a San Diego DUI lawyer who has helped many people through this very difficult time. He understands what you are going through and he believes that you are entitled to experienced and committed legal help no matter what your circumstances.

What are California DUI penalties?

DUI penalties get more serious with each subsequent offense. Listed below are the potential penalties for second, third and subsequent drunk driving convictions. In California, there is a look-back period of ten years. This means that previous DUI convictions will be considered to have an impact on subsequent arrests if the prior offense occurred less than ten years prior.

Second DUI

  • Three to five years of probation
  • Two years’ driver’s license suspension
  • 96 hours to one year in jail
  • Up to $1,000 in fines
  • 18 or 30-month DUI school

Third DUI

  • Three to five years of probation
  • 30-month DUI school
  • 120 days to two years in jail
  • Up to $1,000 in fines
  • Three years’ driver’s license revocation
  • Labeled a habitual offender
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device

Fourth or Subsequent DUI (Felony DUI)

  • 16 months to 3 years in prison
  • Up to $1,000 in fines
  • Four years’ driver’s license revocation
  • Labeled a habitual offender
  • Strike on your record in accordance with Three Strikes Law

Defending DUI Cases with Prior Convictions

When a driver has already been convicted of a DUI and is now facing a 2nd, 3rd, 4th or more charge, he will find the prosecution and the court pressing for the most severe penalties possible. Your only chance of coming out of this situation without incurring the harshest penalties allowed are with the care and compassion of a seasoned DUI lawyer like Mark R. De Yoe, APLC.

He has been defending clients in a wide range of DUI cases for over 30 years. He approaches each case by gaining a thorough understanding of the facts and also of the client. In this way he can present you to a judge or jury in your best possible light. He knows how to negotiate with prosecutors but not antagonize them.

When you retain San Diego DUI Attorney Mark R. De Yoe, your legal services are a cut above the rest. Contact the office today!