Out-of-State DUI Attorney in San Diego
Were you charged with DUI in California?
If you have an out-of-state license and were charged with
drunk driving in San Diego, you need a DUI lawyer on your side who can represent you.
While your license states that your home state is responsible for your
driving privileges, a driver that has been
arrested and charged with a California DUI may discover that the state that issued
their license has the right to punish them based on the
Interstate Driver’s License Compact.
Depending on your state's laws, it is possible that your home state
driver's license can be suspended or revoked. To best deal with this
situation, you want a DUI lawyer who is knowledgeable and experienced
in handling this type of situation. Attorney Mark R. De Yoe, APLC knows
exactly what actions to take to get you the best possible outcome.
Delaying in retaining your DUI lawyer can have negative consequences. It
is best to act immediately!
Call our San Diego DUI defense lawyer when you have been arrested and protect yourself now!
What happens when I hire a CA DUI attorney?
If you live outside of California, the arresting officer will inform you
that you will lose the privilege to drive in California in 30 days. The
California Department of Motor Vehicles will be notified about this
suspension of driving rights and you, or your legal representative, will have to
Regardless of the outcome of the administrative hearing, a criminal court
case will proceed against you. The court case in California can have a
significant impact on any punishments taken against you by your home state.
Depending on the case, your DUI attorney can:
- Obtain the necessary evidence needed to prove innocence
Negotiate a settlement or
plea deal with the prosecution
- Attend court on your behalf
Depending on the outcome of the case, you may have no charges or you may
face charges in both your home state and California. Even further, this
conviction will count towards any arrests made in your home state.
Get the Help You Need from Mark R. De Yoe, APLC
In California, you have 10 days following your arrest for DUI in which
to request a hearing with the Department of Motor Vehicles. Mark R. De
Yoe can represent you in this hearing. He will know how to proceed to
get the hearing scheduled and to fight for any possibility of dismissing
the license suspension. He has a proven record of success in cases involving
out of state DUI.
DUI convictions in San Diego can result in jail or prison time and significant
fines. It is strongly recommended that you act with speed and get help
from Mark R. De Yoe, APLC. He will review your case and advise you on
the best course of action that will get life back under your control.
For more information about out of state driving under the influence charges,
check out our blog.