Effective Defense Against DUI Or Misdemeanor Charges
While a misdemeanor conviction may not lead to years in prison, the fact is it can damage your life in ways you cannot imagine. Aside from the criminal penalties, which can include fines, probation and even jail, a misdemeanor conviction can tarnish your reputation and disrupt your personal and professional life. One of the most common and most serious misdemeanor charges is drunk driving, or DUI. In California, the overwhelming majority of DUI cases are prosecuted as misdemeanors.
The consequences of drunk driving charges cannot be understated. The direct consequences can be fines, imprisonment, seizure of your vehicle and loss of driving privileges. If you or someone you love has been accused of DUI or any misdemeanor, it is essential to have an experienced lawyer on your side as soon as possible. Candice Fields Law in Sacramento will provide you with the best possible defense.
What Consequences Could You Face For DUI?
The entire process connected with a DUI arrest and possible conviction can be overwhelming. Even a first-time offender can face jail time and have his or her driver’s license suspended for up to one year. Those arrested are often good citizens who are facing the criminal system for the very first time.
As your drunk driving defense attorney, Candice Fields will begin investigating your case immediately to find weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. She will also represent you before the DMV, which will separately take action against your license.
Have You Been Charged With A Misdemeanor?
She provides immediate representation for misdemeanor charges. Understanding that misdemeanors also result in serious consequences, she will provide ample attention to these matters to ensure an effective defense.
She is able to defend individuals charged with all types of misdemeanors, including:
- Possession of a controlled substance
- Petty theft
- DUI defense, DUI/misdemeanors
- Driving on a suspended license
- Unlicensed contractor violations
- Unlawful possession of fish or wildlife
- Illegal dumping or discharge
- Unlawful computer access
- Elder abuse
If you face any of these or other accusations, she will work tirelessly to bring your case to the best possible conclusion.