DUI with Injury in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz DUI Defense Attorney
If you or someone you know has been involved in a
DUI accident involving alcohol or drugs, it is vitally important that you
Santa Cruz criminal defense lawyer at The McGuire Law Corporation as soon as possible. If you were driving
under the influence and you injured someone else, you will likely be charged
with DUI with injury under the California Vehicle Code. This is a serious
offense and you will need experienced and aggressive representation, which
our Santa Cruz DUI defense attorney at The McGuire Law Corporation can provide.
more than 30 years of legal and courtroom experience both as a prosecutor and defense attorney, Christine McGuire has the in-depth
knowledge and skills necessary to represent you. As a Santa Cruz DUI defense
lawyer Christine McGuire is available to represent clients throughout
Santa Cruz County as well as Santa Clara, San Mateo and Monterey County.
DUI with Injury Cases in California
A DUI with injury case may be prosecuted as either a misdemeanor or a felony,
depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident and your past
criminal history, if any, as it relates to previous DUI convictions. The
prosecutor must prove that you drove while under the influence or with
a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or higher, that while doing
so you broke a law or were otherwise negligent in your driving, and that
this resulted in the injury of another person. If you were driving under
the influence of drugs, these may be illegal drugs, prescription drugs,
and even over-the-counter drugs. Any drug that impairs your driving ability
The penalties that apply to a DUI with injury will depend on how the offense
is charged, the facts of the case, such as the extent of the injuries
and your impairment, and if you have previous DUI offenses.
Because of the serious consequences that may ensue from this offense, it
is in your best interests to retain the services of a qualified
criminal defense attorney. We urge you to contact The McGuire Law Corporation for a consultation
about your DUI with injury charges without delay.
Christine McGuire is a member of California DUI Lawyers Association, Inc.
Are you facing a DUI with Injury charge?
Contact the Santa Cruz DUI defense attorney at The McGuire Law Corporation today!