A San Diego DUI lawyer can help you fight the state’s case and protect your legal rights in court. A DUI attorney familiar with California criminal laws can challenge the circumstances leading to your DUI stop, fight the admission of certain evidence, and/or help get charges dismissed or defeated at trial. A San Diego DUI firm can be a powerful ally in ensuring that your personal life and driving record aren't severely damaged by a DUI conviction. If you received a DUI in La Jolla, Del Mar, Chula Vista, or North Country, use FindLaw to identify an experienced San Diego DUI lawyer.
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How do I choose a lawyer?
Consider the following:
- Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
- How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
- How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
- Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Not sure what questions to ask a lawyer?
Here are a few to get you started:
How long have you been in practice?
How many cases like mine have you handled?
How often do you settle cases out of court?
What are your fees and costs?
What are the next steps?
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Gain an understanding of his or her historical disciplinary record, if any.
Determine the seriousness of complaints/issues which could range from late bar fees to more serious issues requiring disciplinary action.