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DUI lawyers serving Burbank, California

Burbank Courthouse
300 East Olive Street
Burbank, CA 91502

WHAT IS  YOUR BEST STRATEGY IF YOU HAVE A DUI PENDING IN THE BURBANK COURTHOUSE?

I have been handling DUI related cases in the Burbank court for the past twenty five years and in 1992 I worked for a Superior Court judge in Burbank and feel confident to successfully defend clients in this courthouse.  This is a conservative courthouse, but the prosecutors can be reasoned with under the appropriate circumstances and if the proper preparation has been put in prior to negotiating with them. In my opinion the attorney should be transparent with their client related to how they are going to handle their particular case and always strive to do just that.

Reviewing The Details of Your DUI Case

My first move when a client contacts me to represent them in a DUI case pending in Burbank is to have them come into my office and go over their entire case and discuss their life related to mitigating factors I can use to help them resolve the case in the best way possible.  As long as the client is honest with me and gives me all necessary information related to their DUI case, I will be able to assist them in designing a plan to deal with their DUI in a positive manner and set the case up to eventually be dismissed.  Not every case can be dismissed from the beginning, sometimes the client must negotiate a plea bargain first and then when their probation is over we can have the case dismissed.  What ever your situation, your best strategy is to sit down with a local insider and figure out the plan that works best for you!

Call an Experienced Burbank DUI Lawyer

If you are facing a DUI charge in the Burbank Courthouse, you owe it to yourself to speak with a DUI attorney that has experience in Burbank. I have successfully handled many DUI cases in the Burbank Court. Approximately 20 years ago I was a research attorney for a Superior Court judge in the Burbank Courthouse. I learned all the in and outs of the Burbank system and have been using my experience to help my clients for nearly 2 decades. My credentials and experience are unmatched in Burbank!

Legal Penalties for a DUI Conviction

California Law provides for some serious penalties to any individual convicted of driving under the influence in Burbank. Additionally, the California Department of Motor Vehicles can suspend your driver’s license after your DUI arrest, if your blood alcohol is above .08%. The administrative suspension in California is contained in Vehicle Code § 13353.2 which states:

The department shall immediately suspend the privilege of a person to operate a motor vehicle for any one of the following reasons:

(1) The person was driving a motor vehicle when the person had 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood.

(2) The person was under 21 years of age and had a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.01 percent or greater, as measured by an alcohol screening, or other chemical test.

(3) The person was driving a vehicle that requires a commercial driver’s license when the person had a 0.04 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in their blood.

(b) The notice of the order of suspension under this section shall be served on the person by a peace officer pursuant to Section 13388 or 13382. The notice of the order of suspension shall be on a form provided by the department. If the notice of the order of suspension has not been served upon the person by the peace officer pursuant to Section 13388 or 13382, upon the receipt of the report of a peace officer submitted pursuant to Section 13380, the department shall mail written notice of the order of the suspension to the person at the last known address shown on the department’s records.

(c) The notice of the order of suspension shall clearly specify the statutory grounds for the suspension, the effective date of the suspension, the right of the person to request an administrative hearing, the procedure for requesting an administrative hearing, and the date by which a request for an administrative hearing shall be made in order to receive a determination prior to the effective date of the suspension.

Driver’s License Suspension

If you are convicted of driving under the influence, there is a mandatory suspension of your driver’s license for six months. Therefore, if you have been arrested for DUI in Burbank, California, it is vital you contact a skilled and experienced DUI lawyer immediately. At the Hedding Law Firm, we have successfully represented hundreds of clients in all Los Angeles County courtrooms. DUI attorney, Ronald Hedding, is in the trenches everyday dealing with prosecutors and judges who will be making the decision on how to deal with your drunk driving arrest. This face to face experience is invaluable in your defense. Contact the Hedding Law Firm today and Mr. Hedding will meet with you personally and give you an honest assessment of your DUI case. All consultations are free and strictly confidential.