Our client was stopped by CHP because his car did not have a front license plate. When the officer was talking to our client, he thought he smelled alcohol. The officer had the client perform field sobriety tests and a breath test. The client blew a .06, which is below the legal limit but the officer arrested him for DUI anyway. The officer also charged the client with driving without a license even though he had a temporary license and had shown it to the CHP officer.
The client had a commercial license, the arrest put his commercial license in danger of being revoked for a year which would have cause him to lose his job.
In court, Mr. Jones was able to get the entire case dismissed. The client's commercial license and job were saved.
Practice area(s): DUI / DWI
The help of a good lawyer is critical in limiting the damage that a criminal or DUI case can have on your family, your life and your livelihood. Of course a good lawyer can minimize the penalties such as jail, fines and license suspension or revocation.
David E. Jones is a former Deputy District Attorney and a highly skilled DUI/DWI and criminal defense lawyer with more than 20 years of experience helping clients who are facing State and Federal criminal charges.