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Out of State DUI Lawyer in Ventura

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From the sunny beaches and celebrities to the beautiful wine country and skiing, there are plenty of reasons why hundreds of thousands of people visit California each year. Unfortunately for many, their vacation or business trips are sometimes ruined by a DUI arrest.

California has some of the strictest laws in the nation regarding DUI, and any visitor to the state will face the same charges and penalties as a permanent resident. The process, however, may differ somewhat. If you live in another state, you’ll need a DUI lawyer who has extensive familiarity with California DUI laws.

When you need tough, aggressive defense, call our firm at (805) 919-8662.

At The Law Offices of Robert F. Sommers, our Ventura DUI attorney has more than two decades of experience with California DUI cases. Our firm has represented more than 5,000 DUI clients, many of whom were out-of-state visitors.

Will My California DUI Impact My License at Home?

The Interstate Driver’s License Compact is an agreement in which 45 states, including California, share information about DUI arrests, convictions, and other serious driving offenses. While the laws in your state may vary, your California DUI will most likely at least appear on your driving record in your home state.

The only states that are not included in this agreement are:

  • Georgia
  • Tennessee
  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin
  • Massachusetts

Do I Have to Travel to California For Court?

Unless you are facing felony DUI charges, you will most likely not need to personally appear in court. However, you will still need an experienced Ventura DUI attorney to appear on your behalf at all hearings. Unfortunately, for most felony charges you will need to be present.

When you retain The Law Offices of Robert F. Sommers, our Ventura out of state DUI attorney will fight tirelessly to keep your California DUI from impacting your driving privileges at home. We will handle as much of the process as possible on your behalf, including court appearances and filing all the necessary paperwork. We will also craft a customized, effective defense with your best interests in mind.

Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

A DUI in California Doesn’t Stay in California

A DUI conviction in California will impact your driving privileges in this state, but it can also cause a license suspension or more severe penalties in your home state as well. Rather than ignoring the charges or pleading guilty, you should retain The Law Offices of Robert F. Sommers. Our Ventura DUI lawyer has the knowledge and experience to build an effective defense on your behalf.

Contact us now at (805) 919-8662 for experienced and aggressive representation.