Being charged with a DUI in California or anywhere in the United States can have a drastic possibly permanent impact on your life, which is why, if you are currently facing a second-offense DUI in Shasta, Tehama or Trinity County, you must retain the services of a knowledgeable Tehama County Second Offense DUI Lawyer as soon as you can. If this is your second offense within ten years of your first DUI conviction, you are looking at even harsher consequences than your previous offense. Continue reading and contact Cohen Criminal Law to learn more about second-offense DUIs in California and how our firm can assist you through every step of the legal process ahead.
Do I Need a Tehama County DUI Lawyer?
Those who are facing second-offense DUIs in California absolutely cannot proceed without the services of a knowledgeable Red Bluff criminal lawyer on their side. Attorney Cohen has over 30 years of experience defending his clients from the ramifications of DUI charges, and he is ready to put that experience to work for you.
Penalties for a Second-Offense DUI in California
Drivers in California who are convicted of a second-offense DUI within 10 years of their first DUI will have a lot to consider. Some of the various penalties you may face for a second-offense DUI in California are as follows:
- You may go to jail for anywhere between 10 days and one year
- You may face a potential of $2,500 in fines and fees
- You face a long driver’s license suspension
- You will have to enroll and participate in a court-approved DUI school, at your own cost
- You may face a court order to install an Ignition Interlock Device in all vehicles that you own if you drive
As you can see, the penalties for a second-offense DUI are even harsher than the penalties for a first offense. Our firm is here to protect you from the ramifications of those penalties in any way we can.
Contact Our Tehama County DUI Lawyer
Do not let a DUI charge go undefended. If you are currently being charged with a first, second, third, or subsequent DUI in Tehama County or anywhere in California, you need a Tehama County Second DUI Lawyer who has the knowledge and skill needed to effectively represent you and fight your charges. Contact Cohen Criminal Law today to schedule your initial consultation with our firm.