Michael L. Fell protects your rights in the face of strict underage DUI laws and harsh penalties.
If you are under 21, you are subject to California’s strict zero-tolerance policy for underage DUI. If you are caught driving with even a drop of measurable alcohol in your system, you may end up facing some serious penalties including:
- Driver’s license suspension of at least 1 year
- Monetary fines
- Additional charges for a BAC over 0.05 and/or over 0.08
- Additional felony charges for any injuries related to a DUI accident
Needless to say, the imposition of any of these penalties could be very disruptive to your daily activities. It may feel especially disappointing to have to give up your drivers license—and all the freedom it entails—after perhaps only having spent a few years driving on your own.
…You don’t have to just accept the loss of your license and an underage DUI on your record.
Instead, you can fight back against the charges with help from Michael L. Fell.
As your underage DUI defense attorney, Michael L. Fell can assist you with both of the proceedings that affect your driving privileges:
DMV Administrative Hearing: If you do not request a hearing with the DMV within 10 days of your underage DUI, your license will automatically be suspended. Attorney Fell can help you request this hearing and prepare the necessary arguments for giving you the best possible chance of avoiding an unfair automatic suspension.
Criminal Proceeding: Regardless of the outcome of your administrative hearing, you could face criminal charges and criminal penalties for your underage DUI. Attorney Fell will carefully examine all the evidence in your case to prepare the strongest possible defense for the criminal charge. If the DUI stop or BAC testing was not conducted properly or there are other legal problems with the case, Attorney Fell might be able to intervene with the DA and get the charges dropped. You can always count on Michael L. Fell to work hard towards a judicious resolution of the criminal matter and do everything in his power to protect you against unduly harsh punishment.
If you have been arrested for underage DUI, it is imperative that you secure legal assistance right away. Call our office at (949) 585-9055 to get the Law Office of Michael L. Fell working for you.