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DUI Court Process for DUI Charges

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You have been charged with a DUI. Not only will you have to deal with the potential of having your driver's license suspended or revoked, you have been charged with a crime in the State of California. Depending on the circumstances, you could be facing stiff fines and imprisonment. The best decision you could make regarding your arrest is obtaining excellent representation by a skilled and resourceful DUI defense lawyer in order to come to a resolution that is as favorable as possible. Here is an outline of the process:

DMV Hearing - Once you receive your license suspension notice you will have 10 days to schedule a hearing to address your license suspension only.

Arraignment - This is your first court appearance where you will enter a plea to the court regarding your criminal DUI charge. You should normally plead "not guilty". In this part of the process you will receive the formal complaint and any evidence being presented.

Pre-Trial Hearing - This is where your attorney will meet with the prosecution and review evidence as well as negotiate any reduction or dismissal of charges.

Trial - If needed, a trial will be conducted to question witnesses including the police officer. Fortunately, only a small percentage of DUI cases make it this far in the process. An experienced DUI defense lawyer from Cron, Israels & Stark will take your case all the way to trial if needed to get you the best outcome possible.

You need someone on your side that knows how to navigate the court system and pursue alternatives that can help get you the best result possible. Don't risk your future and your job by not having proper representation. It is vital that we be consulted immediately upon your arrest and prior to your arraignment. As skilled and resourceful DUI defense lawyers, Cron, Israels & Stark know how to examine the evidence, question witnesses and investigate the arrest. You need someone on your side that knows how to navigate the court system and give you advice on how to proceed with your best legal option.

Get The Help You Need From A Skilled Los Angeles DUI Defense Attorney

Being arrested for DUI is a frightening experience and the court system can be very imposing and confusing. Although we can't predict the future we can utilize experience, skills and resources to pursue and negotiate the best defense possible for your circumstances. Don't leave it to chance.

If you have been arrested for DUI Contact Cron, Israels & Stark and put their years of experience to work in defending your case.

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