A DUI in Orange County CA can lead to criminal and administrative penalties which can include jail time, fines, community service, license suspension and probation. Barrios & Machado have many experienced attorneys who have handled hundreds of cases involving drunk driving. Whether this is your first, second, or third DUI, you shouldn't not make the mistake of going to court on your own. Although the court will appoint a public defender if you cannot afford your own lawyer, sometimes paying the extra money can be extremely beneficial. Public defenders are extremely busy attorneys with hundreds of cases to handle and cannot give you the undivided attention that you need in these difficult times.
There can be many consequences in your future if you do not inform yourself and see all the options available to you.
Accepting a plea bargain from the District Attorney may NOT always be the smartest option for you. You must be sure that the state has adequate evidence against you, and that that evidence was obtained without violating your constitutional rights.