Alameda & Contra Costa DUI & DMV Attorney

Attorney Diego E. Ortiz is a criminal defense attorney who has successfully represented clients with their DUI cases, and then assisted them with their resulting driver’s license problems. He helps people with many kinds of cases, including misdemeanors and felonies.

With 27 years of experience in criminal law, Oakland Attorney Diego E. Ortiz knows what it’s like to fight for his clients.

DUIs can Have Serious Consequences

Even before you are convicted, the State starts the process of punishing you. Your driving privileges may be suspended when you are arrested. This can keep you from being able to work and take care of your family or even get to court.

There will be hearings scheduled in which you and the State prepare for trial. Alameda & Contra Costa DUI Attorney will be able to get all the information the State intends to use against you, so that he can start trying to dispute the evidence and offer defenses.

Your Driving Privileges

When you are arrested for DUI, the judge notifies the DMV and the DMV orders your license to be suspended. If it is your first DUI,the suspension is 6 months.

Alameda & Contra Costa DMV Attorney can help you fight that suspension. He will help you schedule a hearing and represent you at the hearing to fight for your driving privileges.

A lot to Fight for

If you are convicted of DUI, there are mandatory punishments and the conviction goes on your driving record. Any similar charge later may cause you to endure more and more strict punishments, including longer license suspension and jail time.

Alameda & Contra Costa Criminal Defense Attorney understands how much there is at stake. He wants to help you avoid a conviction if possible, but if that isn’t possible he wants to leave you in the best situation possible.

If you are facing a charge of driving under the influence,this could have a long-term effect on your life. You need the help of someone who has experience, knowledge and the commitment to fight for you. If you want to discuss your options, you can call The Law Offices of Diego E. Ortiz for a free consultation and evaluation of your case.