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Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

In your defense, we methodically assess the circumstances of the case and the criminal charges you face, and advise you on all practical defense options.
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San Diego DUI lawyer

San Diego DUI lawyer

Do not try to represent yourself on a DUI case. The San Diego DUI lawyers at Ross Law Center will diligently represent you to ensure the best possible outcome for your case.
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Under Investigation?

Under Investigation

At Ross Law Center one of the services we offer that sets us apart is representation of clients during an investigation prior to an arrest or filing of criminal charges.
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Second DUI? San Diego lawyer discusses consequences, options

If you have previously been convicted for any charge related to driving under the influence (usually called DUI or DWI), then an arrest for a DUI in San Diego County can result in much-stronger penalties.

The counsel of a capable San Diego DUI attorney is particularly important to avoid a felony conviction. Call Ross Law Center, whose attorneys specialize in DUI and criminal defense. One of the best DUI defense lawyers in San Diego will discuss your arrest for a second DUI. Our initial consultation is at no charge.

Second DUI Penalties under California Law

A “second” DUI is defined as a drunk-driving conviction within 10 years of a first drinking and driving conviction. Penalties for a second DUI in California include:

  • Administrative Penalties, which are imposed by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and are separate from criminal penalties. The DMV will suspend your license for a minimum of one year, and for up to two years.
  • Criminal Penalties:
  • o Between 90 days and one year in jail (this may be reduced through work service).
    o A fine of $390 to $1,000.
    o Three to five years of probation.
    o Attendance at a DUI School for 18 months.

DUI and Criminal Defense Law

Given the potential penalties that can follow a second DUI arrest, it's vitally important to avoid a conviction by seeking the services of criminal defense attorney familiar with handling DUI cases in San Diego, Vista, and other cities in San Diego County.

Ross Law Center specializes in DUI and Criminal Defense Law, serving clients in San Diego, Vista, El Cajon, Oceanside, Chula Vista, and other San Diego County communities.

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The best decision I have made.
After reading reviews and asking around i decided to call Ross Law Center and it was the best decision I have made regarding my DUI. From the moment i spoke with Mr. Ross i realized that i had found the right individual. I put my trust and future in the hands of Ross Law Center and it was worth it.

Written by: Albert M.
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Ross Law Center did a great job. They clearly answered all my questions and kept me informed of developments as my DUI case progressed, and quickly responded to all my questions. I highly recommend his firm to anyone in need.

Written by: Ron L.
I recommend Ross Law Center services
The outcome of my case was better than I could had ever expected - and Ross basically held my hand throughout the entire process. Happy to report that my record is completely clean because of his skillful guidance! I recommend Ross Law Center services 100% to any of my friends and family.

Written by: Dave G.