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Have You Been Arrested & Are Accused of a DUI/DWI?

Best DUI Lawyers in SacramentoAt the Choyce Law Firm, our experienced DUI LAWYERS will help you BEAT YOUR DUI charges! There is one thing that the Choyce Law Firm can guarantee…we will FIGHT hard to get your charges REDUCED or DISMISSED!

Call our firm at (707) 422-1202 today for a FREE consultation with our experienced Fairfield, CA DUI attorneys.

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FAIRFIELD DUI LAWYERS WILL HELP YOU BEAT YOUR DUI CHARGES!

There is one thing that the Choyce Law Firm can guarantee…we will FIGHT hard to get your charges REDUCED or DISMISSED! Clients appreciate the comprehensive representation they receive from our dedicated staff, which include representation at the DMV hearing to prevent a LICENSE SUSPENSION, and representation in court to AVOID JAIL TIME!

We know that after a person is arrested, they have a million questions…

  • Can I get my license back?
  • How can I get my car out of the impound?
  • What is a temporary license and how long can I drive?
  • Will I go to jail?
  • How will this affect my driving record?
  • Do I need to tell my employer?
  • I was involved in an accident, will I have more criminal charges???
  • Someone was injured, will I be charged with the felony?
  • I didn’t refuse a chemical test but the officer said I did, how do I dispute that?
  • I wasn’t actually driving, but the officer said I was the driver, can I dispute that?
  • I only had one or two drinks, but the officer said my BAC was over the legal limit! what do I do?
  • How does a DUI affect my commercial license?
  • This is my second or third dui, should I enroll in an alcohol program??

ATTORNEYS HANDLING ALL DUI/DWI CASES IN SOLANO COUNTY

DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE IN CALIFORNIA (DMV) HEARING

After your arrest, you will have 10 days to contact the Department of Motor Vehicle in California and schedule hearing regarding your driving license suspension. In case of failure to schedule DMV hearing, you will lose your driving privileges.
 
CONTACT OUR OFFICE RIGHT AWAY, WE WILL SCHEDULE A HEARING FOR YOU AND GET YOU A LICENSE TO DRIVE UNTIL THE OUTCOME OF THE HEARING!
 
Our Firm specializes in traffic related offenses and is fully professional and capable to deal with DUI drunk driving cases. Our experienced attorneys will answer your questions and will defend your rights in your drunk driving case with DMV and the court.

AFTER YOUR DUI ARREST, YOU WILL HAVE TO APPEAR IN COURT

If you hire our office, we can appear for you without the need for you to be present. Many of our clients our professional and work during the day. They take comfort in knowing that we will appear in court on their behalf and fight on their behalf to get the best possible outcome!

The following punishments you may face in your drunk driving case:

  • Suspension of your license
  • Jail or Fine
  • DUI Classes
  • Interlock Device
  • Probation

At the Choyce Law firm, we fight to minimize the above penalties you could face for driving under the influence.

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DID YOU TAKE A BREATH OR BLOOD TEST?

According to laws and regulations of the state that if you are caught for DUI, you will have to give blood or breath test and its refusal can lead you to severe charges. Law enforcement officials will demand you to do voluntary field sobriety test. If you reject to carry out the field sobriety test, the officers will arrest you and ask you to give chemical testing. The chemical tests identify your Blood Alcohol Content. If its amount greater than 0.08% then you will be charged for DUI and your driving rights will be terminated. Chemical testing is performed by using breath test or blood test.

BREATH TEST

Breath test is also known as a breathalyzer test. The breath test is much less precise compared to a blood test. Law enforcement use breath tests to check that a driver is driving while intoxicated of alcohol. The Breath Test is utilized to calculate the Blood Alcohol Concentration of the suspect. The breath test is performed by breathing into an apparatus that calculates one’s BAC from the breath. It’s not considered the best method to identify Blood Alcohol Content. For this reason, it is not admissible in the court. The second test in the police station is believed more accurate and is used when the state is building its case against a driver.

There are two basic kinds of breath tests which can be utilized by police force agencies to figure out whether an individual’s Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is above the appropriate limit. The first is a portable breath testing device and the second is a breath testing device which is used in the police station. A breath test machine must be thoroughly adjusted before a breath test is conducted. These machines are designed to test and calculate air in the lungs for alcohol. If u refuse to give blood or breath test your driver’s license will be suspended. There are several breath devices currently used by different law enforcement agencies in Los Angeles. It doesn’t matter what breath device is used, there’s one reality that is typical to all of them. They’re offered to wrong results, inappropriate care and incorrect administration.

Blood Test

To collect proof that the individual was driving while impaired of alcohol or drugs, police must acquire a blood test from the individual’s blood. Blood test is a precise and efficient solution to identify the Blood Alcohol Content over a breath test. Blood test calculates the level of alcohol in the suspect’s blood vessels. The quantity of alcohol inside an individual’s blood vessels attains its maximum amount around an hour once they’ve finished drinking. This method requires the sample of blood from the suspect.

This test is taken at the station or hospital. The sample is inserted into a bottle with specific chemicals. These chemical substances prevent the blood by clotting and protect the sample until it can be analyzed. This sample is delivered to a criminal offense laboratory and an independent laboratory, where the sample of your blood is analyzed to find out your exact Blood Alcohol Concentration. Only skilled people who are expert in drawing blood are capable of doing a blood test on you, since the method that the blood is drawn may have an immediate effect on the end results of the test. The final results are delivered to the police force that asked for the blood draw. You can also ask for an independent blood test as well.

Sometimes a breath test can render a wrong reading. Sometimes the blood or breath test was administered improperly.

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California DUI Defense

In the state of California, as with the rest of the country, the legal limit for drivers 21 years of age and over is 0.08. This means that it is legal for drivers to have some amount of alcohol in their system when they get behind the wheel but it can be very difficult to know if you’ve had too much to drink to legally drive. It also can be difficult for the police and their equipment to determine this. But if you have been charged for a DUI, make sure to speak to a Solano County DUI lawyer immediately for legal help.

Almost all DUIs in the state of California are charged as misdemeanors and are punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $2000. There are only three ways in which a DUI can be charged as a felony:

  • The driver was under the influence and caused a collision resulting in great bodily harm to another person
  • The driver has had 3 or more prior DUI convictions before this arrest
  • The driver has a previous felony DUI conviction

Felony DUI convictions can result in much more severe punishments than a simple misdemeanor. This can include extended prison time, increased fines, extended license revocation, felony probation, mandatory rehabilitation, etc. Having a felony on your record can affect your life in many different ways. Make sure to speak to a Solano County DUI lawyer if you’ve been charged for a DUI.

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Your Rights

There are some things to keep in mind when you are stopped for a DUI. Though you are probably reading this because you have already been arrested for a DUI, this information is good to know for future instances and can help you determine if there was misconduct in your arrest.

  • You are not required to take a sobriety test – You are required to submit to a chemical test as part of California’s Implied Consent law, which states that every driver implies consent to have their blood tested for drugs and alcohol every time they get behind the wheel. You are not required to submit to sobriety tests, such as touching the nose or walking toe to heel in a straight line. These test have actually been shown to be inaccurate in determining an individual’s intoxication and thus should absolutely not be the only evidence used to arrest an individual for driving under the influence.
  • You should not make any statements to authorities at the time of the arrest. You should be careful what you say to the police when they stop you as anything you say can and will be used against you, even if they haven’t mentioned that yet. It can be difficult to understand just how much what you say can hurt you in the court of law. For that reason, it’s best just not to say anything and to call a Solano County DUI lawyer as soon as possible.

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What Can I Do?

It is almost always advisable to fight a DUI arrest than to simply plead guilty. There are many reasons that a DUI arrest can be cast into doubt, such as the fact that:

  • There are over 100 substances, medical conditions, and equipment malfunctions that can make DUI breathalyzers give inaccurately high readings – police are required to monitor the driver for 20 minutes to be sure he or she does not eat or drink anything prior to taking a breathalyzer test. This is because any type of food or drink can interfere with the accuracy of the breathalyzer. This very sensitive equipment can easily become misconfigured.
  • Blood testing can be inaccurate – you would think that a laboratory test on blood would be very accurate, but some law offices have re-tested their clients blood samples at independent laboratories and come up with different results. This is a huge problem and can indicate that many people are being arrested for DUI without cause.
  • Police must follow very specific procedures – the steps a police officer is supposed to follow when investigating a potential DUI are very strict and have many rules. As anyone who has encountered a police officer may have realized, they often get a bit too big for their own britches and tend to behave a bit too nonchalant. The small details of police procedures are often overlooked by police during the arrest. Be sure to pay attention to everything that happens in your encounter with the police and call a Solano County DUI lawyer for legal help.

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Arrested & Charged with a DUI? Seek Legal Help.

Though it’s true that DUIs can often be shown to have errors in the procedures, it’s important to team up with a Solano County DUI lawyer you can trust to work on your behalf to clearly and unquestionably display these problems to a judge or jury. Don’t put your life on the line by hiring a mediocre attorney.

Call a Solano County DUI Lawyer For Your Legal Needs

With more than 15 years of experience handling DUI cases throughout Northern California, you can trust The Choyce Law Firm to take your case seriously and deliver the results that are best for you future. Give us a call at (707) 422-1202 to speak to a Solano County DUI lawyer for a free consultation.

  • JACQUELINE SWINSON
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    This is my second time hiring Mr. Choyce for my son, who was charged with a criminal act. Both times that I hired Mr. Choyce, I was very impressed with his knowledge of the law, his professionalism, and the fact that he was relatable. He is trustworthy, tells you the truth about what you are facing. He is organized, he is a very good listener, came up with strategies that were appealing.I can’t say enough good about Mr. Choyce! I knew that he was going to give my son’s case everything he had, and he did!

  • JAMES CRAFT
    DUI Defense Client
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    Hiring the Choyce Law Firm was the best decision I made while trying to decide what to do after getting charged with a 3rd DUI. I tried to use a lawyer that I had previously used when in trouble with the law, he was near retirement and wasn’t able to give my case the attention I was looking for understanding that I was facing jail time. When contacting Mr Choyce we discussed my case and he told me he could help, he even knew my previous attorney. Mr Choyce was aggressive in fighting my case with filing motions on my behalf an trying to get my case dismissed, I was very pleased that he was not just looking to get the first deal the D.A. offered but was aggressively trying to win my case. Although we were not able to get the dismissal we were looking for he was able to keep me out of jail an I was able to serve my sentence on the EHD Program, which allowed me to keep my job an that was very important to me. Mr Choyce also handled a second case for me, I was charged with driving on a suspended license and no registration. Once again Mr Choyce was aggressive with this case and took it to trail an was able to get a not guilty verdict, which saved me a great deal of money in fines that would be pending with a guilty verdict. Overall hiring Mr Choyce and his team was the best decision I made, he provided great service at a respectable rate, an explained things as they were happening and with the charges I was facing I was very happy with the outcome of my cases that he handled. I would strongly recommend Mr Choyce and his team to anyone I know that needs legal representation he knows the law and will provide you with the best service you could hope for form a lawyer that wants to win.

  • JACQUELINE R.
    Personal Injury Client
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    “This is my second time using Mr. Choyce, and I would choose no one other than him. Both times that I hired him, it was for my son, and they were very serious cases. Mr. Choyce is smart, professional, practical, and relatable. He is a serious person, who listens, speaks in laymens terms, so that you understand what is going on. Not like some that I have experience, who talk over you, and dont take the time to really answer your questions.The second case got very close to going to trial, however, I was confident that I had the best of the best representing my son. Thank God that after willing to go to trial, we got a deal that, I think was a win win.I would definitely, without a question, hire Mr. Choyce again!”

  • ARLETT LOZOYA
    Personal Injury Client
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    “I hired The Choyce Law Firm to handle my case. I got in a car accident and they were extremely professional and was very successful getting my compensation as fast as he could! This firm is the best in Northern California great firm! Truly recommend him and is team!”

  • ELIZABETH CASTRO
    Personal Injury Client
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    “The Choyce Law Firm helped my family during a very difficult time. They dealt with all insurance issues while we grieved the loss of our daughter. Mr. Choyce and his staff were very respectful and professional. I would recommend them any day!”

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