Seek Counsel from Our San Francisco DUI Attorney
Facing your first DUI can be frightening and overwhelming. It is likely that you do not know what to expect or how to proceed after you have been arrested. Your first action should always be to contact our San Francisco DUI lawyer. At AMIN LAW, P.C., we mobilize quickly to provide you with the support you need to move forward with your case.
We offer free consultations to help you form a plan. Call (415) 851-4300 today.
What to Expect During an Arrest
If you are pulled over for a suspected DUI, chances are the arresting officer observed you driving in a way that was erratic or irresponsible. He or she may ask you to perform a field sobriety test, which you are allowed to refuse. You may also be asked to submit to a Breathalyzer, which can quickly determine your level of intoxication.
While you are allowed to refuse any test, we recommend that you submit to it, as a refusal can immediately lead to a short or long-term suspension of your driving license. After an arrest is made, you may be asked to undergo either a breath, blood, or urine test in order to confirm your level of intoxication.
How To Navigate Your DUI Charges
First time DUI offenders can sometimes face less intense consequences than a repeat offender. Dismissal rates may also be higher for first time offenders.
As a first time offender, it may be easier to keep you out of jail; however, this depends on:
- Your level of intoxication
- Whether or not anyone else was injured as a result of your choice to operate a vehicle
During our free initial consultation, our San Francisco DUI lawyer can evaluate the specifics of your circumstances and guide you through the best way to proceed with your case.