Law Office Of Cherie L. Brenner
DUI & Criminal Defense Firm

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                Crimes against persons:  murder, aggravated assault, rape, robbery, domestic violence,                                                                  simple assault, fraud 

                Crimes against property: residential burglary, theft of property without bodily                              injury, larceny, auto theft, and arson, weapons charges.

                Crimes against morality, called victim less crimes including illegal drugs,   
                prostitution, illegal gambling, and 

if you have a prior criminal record we may also be able to Expunge your record so you have a fresh start.  by contacting our office and setting up a no fee half hour consultation you can sit down with attorney Brenner to review your prior criminal record.    

Facing  a DUI charge is always serious, even if you don't have a prior criminal record. A first time DUI can lead to having your driver's license suspended, probation, mandatory DUI classes, AA meetings and jail time.

    Common penalties for a first time DUI can include:
.  Three to five years of informal probation (formal probation in federal court).
.  Three months mandatory, court ordered DUI education which can vary in length,
   3 months after a first time DUI conviction.
.  Fines and penalties ranging from $390 to $2,000. 
.  Six month driver's license suspension with a possible restricted license after 30 days.


After you are arrested, the officer may take your driver's license and your license can be automatically suspended. However, under due progress of law, you are entitled to an administrative driver's license hearing which must be immediately scheduled within 10 days. These hearings is for  the DMV administrator to decide whether your driver's license privileges will be suspended. This hearing gives you an opportunity to re-obtain your driving license after the arrest. If you do not have the hearing scheduled, the DMV will automatically suspend your driving privileges.  

Attorney Cherie Brenner has extensive experience in representing client's at the Administrative hearing as well as in all DUI court proceeding without the client having to make any appearance. 

Facing any criminal allegations can be frightening, especially when it could affect your 
job and future. subsequent dui arrests are subject to more severe penalties, although even a first time dui can lead to jail time. after an arrest, you need the immediate guidance of an experienced dui criminal defense attorney. call today for a no fee consultation at 805.316.5316 where our staff will set up an immediate appointment for you.