Have You Been Charged With DUI/DWI?

Drunk driving charges are very serious and require immediate attention. To effectively address these charges, turn to an aggressive Livermore DUI/DWI lawyer at the Law Office of Ivan O.B. Morse.

We offer more than 35 years of experience in drunk driving defense. If you have been accused of drinking and driving, entrust our law firm to develop an aggressive defense strategy. Our firm's defense lawyer Ivan O.B. Morse is a former police officer committed to protecting your rights and mitigating any potential damages. He will take every measure possible to help level the playing field against you.

Contact our law firm today to schedule a free initial consultation with a highly skilled Pleasanton DUI/DWI defense lawyer. We will fight for your criminal charges to be dismissed or greatly reduced based on any procedural errors or violations of your constitutional rights.

What to Do if You Are Stopped for Drunk Driving:

  • Watch what you say — If possible, say nothing during your DUI arrest. Remember, anything you say can be used against you in court.
  • Exercise your constitutional rights — Police officers respect individuals who invoke constitutional protections. You do not have to allow them to search your vehicle and you do not have to answer any of their questions.
  • Follow police directions, but never take a field sobriety test — Police officers will tell you that they are there to help you. However, they are not. Their job is to arrest you and gather as much evidence as possible to prove a case against you. Blood, urine, or breath tests are required and are usually conducted at the police station.
  • Take a chemical test — If you refuse to take a chemical test, you risk losing your license for one year.

After a drunk driving arrest, get in touch with a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. We will aggressively protect your rights and make sure your case is handled properly. Drunk driving is a serious criminal charge. Offenders face potential jail time, fines, community service, and restricted licenses. Attorney Morse is well-prepared to protect your future, while seeking to minimize any potential damages you may be facing. Entrust our law firm for strong advocacy and legal counsel.

DMV Hearings

In California, if you are stopped and suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, you must contact the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) within 10 days to establish a hearing date. Otherwise, your license will automatically be suspended after 30 days for four months, if this is your first offense.

At the Law Office of Ivan O.B. Morse, we handle both the criminal and administrative sides of DUI/DWI charges. If the California DMV has identified you as a negligent operator, we will fight hard to protect your driving privileges. Attorney Morse will apply his knowledge of local DUI checkpoints to develop a strong defense strategy.

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Contact our law office to schedule a free initial consultation. Attorney Morse will provide you with a realistic assessment of your case and protect your rights at every stage of the legal process.