DUI Attorney in Laguna Beach CA
Avoid double license suspensions with help from your DUI attorney in Laguna Beach CA
Have you had your drivers license confiscated following a DUI? You’re probably really worried about how you’re going to get to work and take care of you family without the ability to drive.
However, there is something you can do to fight back:
Hire a DUI attorney in Laguna Beach CA like Michael L. Fell to represent you.
Attorney Fell Can Help You Avoid a Double License Suspension
There are actually two different entities that can punish you with a license suspension following a DUI: the DMV, which can enforce an automatic administrative suspension as soon as you are arrested, and the courts, which can mandate further suspensions as soon as you are convicted or plead guilty. The good news is, you do not have to go through either process alone. As your DUI attorney in Laguna Beach CA, Michael L. Fell can represent your rights and interests in interactions with the DMV and the courts and fight aggressively for you to keep your license.
Request Your DMV Administrative Hearing Now
If you want to challenge your automatic DMV suspension, you need to request a hearing. This must be done within 10 days of your DUI, or you will lose the right to a hearing and an administrative suspension of at least 4 months will automatically go into effect.
As your DUI attorney in Laguna Beach CA, Michael L. Fell can help you request and prepare for your hearing. After many years as a defense attorney and many successful DMV hearings, you can rest assured Attorney Fell will identify and implement the best strategy for preventing an administrative suspension from going through in your case.
Get Expert Representation for DUI Charges
Even if you prevail at the administrative hearing and get your license back, you may still face criminal charges for DUI, which could result in serious penalties including additional license suspensions. Attorney Fell will do everything in his power to resolve the criminal case against you as quickly and beneficially as possible. In most misdemeanor DUI cases, Attorney Fell can handle all court appearances on your behalf without you having to be present.
Now You May Wonder…
…What If I Failed a Breathalyzer? Do I Still Need a DUI Attorney in Laguna Beach CA?
Absolutely. There are plenty of reasons a breathalyzer could be wrong. For example, certain medical conditions can put compounds on your breath that the machine reads as alcohol. Even if you know you were under the influence and you want to plead guilty, you should still retain a DUI attorney in Laguna Beach CA for help securing the best possible plea deal.
In some cases, the evidence is too strong and abundant to deny and you may end up facing DMV and criminal penalties. If this happens, Attorney Fell will work hard to make sure the penalties run concurrently so you can get your license back sooner.
Why Choose Michael L. Fell
After 18 years as an Orange County Senior Deputy District Attorney, Michael L. Fell has a first-hand understanding of the strategies that will be used against you in your DUI case, and he can combat these strategies effectively.
Attorney Fell sincerely cares about your future and is here to serve as your guide and advocate through every step of the DMV and court processes.
For a free opportunity to discuss your case with a DUI attorney in Laguna Beach CA, please call us at (949) 585-9055.