San Diego DUI While on Probation Lawyer
When you are placed on DUI probation in California, the court will impose a zero alcohol tolerance as a term of your probation condition. Your BAC, however, may dictate what you will be charged with if you are arrested for, or charged with, violating your probation. If your BAC was .08 or higher, then in addition to the probation violation the Prosecutor will likely bring new DUI charges.
Protect Your Future with Experienced San Diego DUI on Probation Attorneys
Being charged with a DUI while on probation can have serious consequences for your future. It's important to seek the guidance of an experienced DUI defense lawyer who can help protect your rights and minimize the impact of these charges on your life. At The Law Offices of G. Cole Casey, we understand the complexities of DUI cases and have a proven track record of successfully defending clients in similar situations.
Our team will work tirelessly to build a strong defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances. We will explore all possible legal options to help you achieve the best possible outcome, whether it's negotiating a plea deal, challenging the evidence against you, or seeking alternative sentencing options.
I was not drunk. Can I be charged with DUI for smoking marijuana or taking prescription medications?If you were arrested for DUI but didn’t have alcohol in your system, you can still be charged with DUI. There are a number different charges associated with misdemeanor and felony DUI. You can be charged with an (f) count if you consumed any intoxicating drugs, regardless of whether they are illegal or prescription. But, if you were under the influence of both alcohol and drugs, then you can be charged with an (e) count for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
Aren’t the police supposed to read me my Miranda rights?It seems like common sense that an officer must read you your Miranda rights. Although this is true in a situation where you are being interrogated, for purposes of DUI, you don’t have that same right. Many times an officer will ask you questions prior to administering field sobriety tests and placing you under arrest. These questions have been classified as “pre-investigatory” questions and are not subject to Miranda. Therefore, it is important you speak with an experience DUI Defense Firm to know whether or not the failure to read you your rights will affect your case.
I was involved in an accident and someone was injured. Will I be charged with a Felony?Maybe. You can be charged with Felony DUI whenever anyone other than yourself is injured. Even if the injuries were to a friend and their injuries are minor, you can still be charged with a felony. Penalties for a Felony DUI can be severe because your can face time in prison.