Sacramento DUI Lawyer

Fighting to Protect Your Driving Privileges

Being charged with a DUI can be devastating. In addition to the expensive fines and potential jail time, you may also be facing the loss of your driving privileges. This can affect your ability to maintain your job and support your family.

Our DUI attorney in Sacramento knows how stressful it is to deal with DUI charges. We are committed to helping our clients through this challenging process. At the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega, we offer straightforward legal representation that puts your best interests first. Our firm serves clients throughout Sacramento County.

Types of DUI Charges

If you have been accused of DUI, the severity of your charges and the subsequent penalties will depend on the circumstances of the alleged incident and your arrest. When you are pulled over, the arresting officer will decide whether to administer a field sobriety test, a breathalyzer test, or both. If you take a breathalyzer test and your blood alcohol concentration is .08% or higher, you will be charged with DUI. Drivers under the age of 21 found with a BAC of even just .01% can be arrested. The limit is lower for commercial drivers, too, who can be arrested if their BAC is .04% or more.

Common penalties for a DUI conviction include:

  • Fines
  • Jail time
  • Probation
  • Mandatory counseling or rehabilitation programs
  • Licenses suspension or revocation
  • Mandatory community service

Regardless of whether this is your first or subsequent DUI offense, you should always take your charges seriously. If you are facing DUI charges in Sacramento County, it’s important to secure legal representation as soon as possible. Our experienced criminal defense lawyer at the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega, can investigate your case, determine your legal options, and represent you in court.

Let Us Fight for You

Most people associate DUI charges with driving under the influence of alcohol. However, you may also face DUI charges if law enforcement officials believed you were driving under the influence of controlled substances like marijuana. Our DUI attorney in Sacramento is well-versed in all types of DUI charges, and we know how prosecutors approach these cases in California. Attorney Gilbert B. Vega is an experienced litigator who isn’t afraid to go to trial. We offer top-quality legal services in both English and Spanish.

Real Results

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