For many California residents, a DUI is their first experience with the criminal justice system, and it can be an intimidating one. Driving under the Influence is a unique crime in that most of its offenders are not criminals, have no criminal intent, and often times were unaware that they were breaking the law.
Nonetheless, drunk driving charges are taken very seriously in Santa Clarita, CA. A conviction can result in very serious consequences, including Jail or prison sentence, community service, large monetary fines, long term probation, loss of voting rights, suspension of driver's license and the ineligibility for some employment opportunities
Our Santa Clarita DUI attorneys will fight for your rights and are committed to providing you with the best possible drunk driving criminal defense. Our legal team has defended numerous adults and juveniles, who were charged with DUI, DWI and other alcohol and drug related offenses. They are familiar of the ways in which each Santa Clarita courtroom and judge approaches these cases. This knowledge is very beneficial in presenting an effective case for your defense.
DUI cases are very complicated to prosecute. They involve subjective observations by the officer. It is his opinion, based on his observations, that determines whether you should be arrested for this offense. An officer predisposed to look for a drunk driver, needs to be skillfully questioned to thoroughly explain his observations and opinions.
Technical points of the law determine whether a traffic stop is permissible, and whether evidence gathered as a result of that stop will be admissible at trial. With years of experience and highly specialized training in identifying the specific legal issues involved with DUI stops and investigations, L. Rob Werner can provide the expertise to analyze each case thoroughly and with a keen eye for these specific issues.
Furthermore, breath and bodily fluid analysis can be flawed. Only a Santa Clarita lawyer with extensive experience in the scientific principles of the highly technological equipment used for these analyses will provide you the best defense.
A DUI conviction will remain on your record for life. Due to the serious nature of driving under the influence charges it is important that you hire a Santa Clarita lawyer who knows how to defend a DUI in court and who is willing to take the case to trial if necessary.