DUI Sentencing

El Cajon DUI Defense Attorney

DUI Sentencing

DUI Crimes are taken very seriously in the state of California and anyone convicted of a DUI faces a severe sentence. The experienced attorneys at El Cajon DUI Crew have helped many people with their DUI cases, and have extensive knowledge when it comes to fighting for a reduced sentence. When going to trial for a DUI, be sure to contact an attorney at DUI Crew right away. We will work on a defense that may result in the court reducing your sentence, determining that you are not guilty or even dismissing your case entirely.

Once someone has been convicted of an El Cajon DUI (after a plea of guilty, plea bargain, or guilty verdict), the penalties for the crime committed is decided during the sentencing phase. There are several penalties that could come with a DUI, such as:

  • Fines
  • Incarceration in jail (typically for a shorter term)
  • Suspension of drivers’ license
  • Community service
  • Probation
  • Incarceration in prison (typically for a longer term, in cases where an injury or death occurred)
  • Mandatory drug/alcohol rehabilitation program
  • An El Cajon DUI lawyer at DUI Crew can legally represent you and help you avoid penalties.

    El Cajon DUI Penalties

    Typically, in an El Cajon DUI case, the judge will take several case-related factors into consideration when sentencing a person convicted of drunk driving. These include:

  • The defendant’s prior record(s)
  • The defendant’s personal circumstances (including their family, economic and social status)
  • If there were any victims of the crime (injuries or even death)
  • Regret or remorse seen by the defendant
  • If you are facing trial for a conviction of DUI or drunk driving, contact an El Cajon DUI lawyer who will defend you in court to get your sentence reduced, obtain a not guilty verdict, or even a complete dismissal.