Steps to take now for a successful outcome of your Amador County DUI case: DUI first aid the first 72 hours!
First, don't panic.
Being arrested for a DUI in Amador County does not automatically mean you are guilty. We are consistently able to save our clients’ drivers licenses and get charges dismissed and punishments reduced.
Second, get some rest.
Being arrested for Amador County DUI is a very stressful experience; it usually happens at night, so you will have lost sleep. You will need to be on the ball to choose the right DUI attorney. You’re not going to hire a lawyer in the middle of the night, so get some sleep and go on to the next step in the morning.
Third, get your car out of impound.
If it was towed, the cost increases every day. The police agency that arrested you or your loved one will be able to tell you where the vehicle is being held. It’s best reclaim the car as soon as possible to avoid unnecessary impound fees.
Fourth, write down as much as you can while your memory is fresh.
You would be amazed at how some of the smallest details make the biggest difference in a successful out come of the case. When you call us, we will share some important details to record.
Fifth, call our office for a free consultation.
This will allow us to get the basic facts about your Amador County DUI case, explain the laws and present you with options. No “legaleze”, just straight talk.
IMPORTANT, sixth, within 10 days of arrest, you, or your attorney, must contact the California Department of Motor Vehicles for an Administrative hearing.
This is a critical step because if you have been arrested for a DUI, to save your license, you must challenge the automatic suspension of your license by the California DMV. We have successfully conducted literally thousands of DMV administrative hearings. Call us and we will be happy to explain more.