Riverside, and San Bernardino California DUI Arrest Process
For the millions of Americans who have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the DUI arrest process can be a very stressful ordeal. On top of the physical and emotional toll an arrest takes on you, you will also have to deal with the legal, professional, and social consequences of this arrest.
Any criminal defense attorney will tell you that you are innocent until proven guilty, but that sometimes won’t stop the media from reporting your DUI arrest and showing your photo on the various media new outlets. Every two minutes someone will be injured in a drunk driving car accident; some people sadly, will even lose their lives. In addition, some drunk driving defendants make a bad situation worse. According to the National Safety Council, anywhere from 50% to 75% of convicted drunk drivers will eventually drive with a suspended license, which can make it more difficult for a Riverside or San Bernardino criminal defense attorney to negotiate your case in court.
While a minority of DUI defendants are chronic, repeat offenders, and alcoholics, most people arrested for a DUI are ordinary people who made a mistake in judgment. Fortunately, with the help of the Riverside and San Bernardino, California, DUI attorneys at Greenberg & Greenberg, APLC, first-time offenders can sometimes have their charges reduced or dropped. Few people ever expect to get arrested for drunk driving, so they often have many questions about what will happen next. Right now, it is important to arm yourself with all the information you can find.