DUI Sentencing

San Diego, CA DUI Defense Attorneys – DUI Crew

San Diego DUI Defense Lawyer

DUI Sentencing

The state of California takes DUI crimes very seriously and a person convicted of DUI will face a severe sentence. The attorneys at San Diego DUI Crew have defended numerous individuals in their DUI cases, and have lots of experience fighting for a reduced sentence. If you’re going to trial for a DUI, get in contact with DUI Crew right away, and our attorneys will work on a defense that may result in the court lowering your sentence, finding you not guilty or even dismissing your case.

After someone has been convicted of a San Diego DUI (after a plea of guilty, plea bargain, or guilty verdict), the penalization for their crime is determined during the sentencing phase. There are several penalties that one faces for DUI, including:

  • Fines
  • Incarceration in jail (typically for a shorter term)
  • Incarceration in prison (typically for a longer term, in cases where an injury or death occurred)
  • Suspension of drivers’ license
  • Community service
  • Mandatory drug/alcohol rehabilitation program
  • Probation
  • A San Diego DUI lawyer at DUI Crew can provide you with legal representation that can help you avoid penalties.

    San Diego DUI Penalties

    In a DUI case the judge takes several case-related factors into consideration when sentencing a person who is convicted of a DUI. These include:

  • The defendant’s prior record
  • The defendant’s personal circumstances (including their family, economic and social status)
  • The impact of the crime on any victims (if there were any injuries or death)
  • Regret and/or remorse displayed by the defendant
  • If you or someone you know is facing trial for a DUI conviction, contact a San Diego DUI lawyer at DUI Crew who will defend you in court with efforts to get your sentence reduced, a not guilty verdict, or even a complete dismissal of your charges.

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