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Drugged Driving Defense Attorney Orange County

California DUID Law

Historically, drugged driving in California was an offense that was easy to explain to defendants. More often than not, those charged with driving while on drugs had been involved in a car accident and maybe even caused serious injuries. These days, DUI and DWI offenses are zealously prosecuted, even if it is unclear whether or not the defendant was intoxicated at the time of their arrest. Law enforcement is adjusting to technological advances and is using new tools to help determine whether someone took drugs. They are using this information to help obtain convictions for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID).

Although this may seem like progress, numerous situations exist in which authorities wrongfully charge drivers with driving under the influence of drugs when it is not warranted. Some may say that these are casualties of an overall effective campaign, but we beg to differ. If law-abiding citizens are convicted of misdemeanor or felony drugged driving offenses, they could have trouble with future employment or lose their current job. Not to mention the hefty fines, penalties, classes, and potential jail time they could receive for their offense.

So how does California law determine whether or not someone was DUID at the time of their arrest? The truth is, conflicting points of view exist (mostly between Orange County DUID defense attorneys and prosecutors) that have not been resolved.

We highly encourage anyone facing charges to obtain a free case evaluation from one of our Orange County DUID lawyers to help evaluate your circumstance. Call us at (844) 285-9559!

What If I Didn’t Mean to Drive While Intoxicated?

Unknowingly driving under the influence is an interesting concept that was challenged by Kerry Kennedy, John F. Kennedy’s niece, after she was charged with DUI in July of 2012. Although Kennedy testified that she took 10 milligrams of Ambien, got into her car, drove erratically, and eventually sideswiped a tractor-trailer, she was still able to receive an acquittal for her drugged driving charge.

How did she get away with it? Well, her drugged driving attorney was able to convince the jury that Kennedy accidentally took the pills. According to Kennedy’s testimony, she grabbed the wrong pills on the morning of her crash.

Although Kennedy was able to use this defense successfully, she was very lucky. An experienced drugged driving defense lawyer will be able to evaluate your case and see what flaws they can expose.

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  • Case Dismissed DUI Drugs
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  • Fines Vacated Failure to Pay Court Fines
  • Prison Sentence Significantly Reduced Felony DUI

Drugged Driving Defense Attorney Orange County

California DUID Law

Historically, drugged driving in California was an offense that was easy to explain to defendants. More often than not, those charged with driving while on drugs had been involved in a car accident and maybe even caused serious injuries. These days, DUI and DWI offenses are zealously prosecuted, even if it is unclear whether or not the defendant was intoxicated at the time of their arrest. Law enforcement is adjusting to technological advances and is using new tools to help determine whether someone took drugs. They are using this information to help obtain convictions for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID).

Although this may seem like progress, numerous situations exist in which authorities wrongfully charge drivers with driving under the influence of drugs when it is not warranted. Some may say that these are casualties of an overall effective campaign, but we beg to differ. If law-abiding citizens are convicted of misdemeanor or felony drugged driving offenses, they could have trouble with future employment or lose their current job. Not to mention the hefty fines, penalties, classes, and potential jail time they could receive for their offense.

So how does California law determine whether or not someone was DUID at the time of their arrest? The truth is, conflicting points of view exist (mostly between Orange County DUID defense attorneys and prosecutors) that have not been resolved.

We highly encourage anyone facing charges to obtain a free case evaluation from one of our Orange County DUID lawyers to help evaluate your circumstance. Call us at (844) 285-9559!

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Get a Seasoned Lawyer on Your Side

If you are facing charges for driving while under the influence of drugs, speaking with one of our skilled Orange County drugged driving attorneys is in your best interest. Without in-depth knowledge of California’s case law, you will be at a disadvantage.

Call (844) 285-9559 or contact the Law Offices of Randy Collins today to speak with our Orange County drugged driving lawyers during a free case evaluation.

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