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2nd DUI Lawyer Orange County

Serving Clients in Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino & Los Angeles

DUI violations are always serious, but a conviction for a 2nd DUI in California can result in time in jail, substantial fines, and long-term license suspension. Prosecutors may have given you a break for your first offense, but you can count on judges and the prosecution to consider your 2nd offense to be an indicator that you are dangerous behind the wheel and need a serious wake-up-call to get on the right path.

At the Law Offices of Randy Collins, we know that people make mistakes and are worthy of a second, third, fourth, or maybe even fifth chance. With over fifty years of combined experience experience representing those with California DUI cases, we have developed a formula for success that is shared with each and every one of our clients.

Let our 2nd DUI attorneys in Orange County help you better understand the CVC 23152 penalties that you are facing and help you get on with your life. Call us at (844) 285-9559.

2nd DUI Offender Information

CVC 23152 is defined as driving while under the influence of intoxicating drugs or alcohol. Those who commit a DUI two times within a ten year period are faced with a unique set of increased penalties. Those who are arrested for a third DUI offense may also see increased penalties.

Second offenses for DUI apply to out-of-state DUI offenses and/or wet reckless driving convictions.

In order to prosecute for California Vehicle Code 23152, the prosecution must establish the following:

  • The defendant was driving while intoxicated
  • The defendant’s BAC results were 0.08%, or greater
  • The defendant drove while under the influence for the second time in 10 years

2nd DUI in California Penalties

The penalties or punishments for driving under the influence in California for the second time are determined by an offender’s criminal record, driving record, as well as other factors. It is filed as a misdemeanor and those found guilty can face:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • Fines of up to $1,000
  • Informal probation that could last 5 years
  • License suspension of up to 2 years

Those determined to avoid a 2nd DUI offense conviction are encouraged to obtain legal counsel. You will receive a confidential case evaluation with no obligation to retain our services.

To take advantage of a free consultation from our team, call our 2nd DUI lawyers in Orange County at (844) 285-9559 or fill out our contact form.

WHY WE'RE THE RIGHT CHOICE

  • Over 45 years of Collective Experience
  • Thousands of Cases Successfully Handled
  • Former Deputy District Attorney
  • Impressive Track Record of Results
  • Highly Respected by Peers and Clients
  • Free Initial Consultation

GET DEFENSE FROM AN AWARD-WINNING TEAM OF ATTORNEYS

Over the years our firm has earned numerous awards and accolades for delivering outstanding legal representation. Some of our awards include: Admission to The National Top Trial Lawyers Association since 2014, AVVO Rating 10.0 Superb Rating, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys Award "10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction" in 2018, Nationally Ranked Top 100 Under 40 in California Attorney Award in 2017, Member of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce since 2018, Martindale-Hubbell Accredited Law Firm, Distinguished in Orange County Metro "Top Attorneys" section, and Featured in Orange Coast Magazine in April 2010 as one of "Orange County's Best Criminal Defense Attorneys".

  • Best Criminal Defense in Irvine - 2022
  • Best DUI Lawyer In Irvine- 2022
  • Best DUI Lawyer in Santa Ana - 2022
  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyer New Port Beach- 2022
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    "Caring and Genuine Attorney"
    I called the office and right off the bat, I was super impressed at how much help I was receiving without even meeting in person. Chris (the guy who answered my call) is extremely nice and he explains everything so well. He told me how he used to work at the courts for many years (that gave me relief that he knew what he was talking about). Randy (the attorney) is delightful as well and put my worries to rest with his expertise and knowledge. You can tell by his demeanor and how passionate he speaks, that he is genuine and he cares about his clients. This office handles everything from DUI cases to just about anything criminal related.
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    I hired Randy after my previous attorney failed to give me proper information and caused me to violate my probation. Randy appeared in court for got the issue resolved without any head aches. He was a man of his word and I highly recommend him.
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    I had the unfortunate experience of being too drunk one night in DTF which led to a Drunk in Public charge. I was able to hire Randy after looking online for a good lawyer. I ended up paying about $3,500 for his services and he got the case dismissed. It was an easy process. It was my first time getting in trouble with the law, and I am glad I had Randy and Chris there to guide me through.
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