Are You Dealing with a Driver's License Suspension in California?
In the state of California, there are a variety of reasons as to why your license may be suspended or even revoked. In the East Bay, you can receive a suspension based on traffic violations, DUI matters, or other criminal issues. When faced with a license suspension, it is helpful to speak with a legal professional who can help explain the situation and advise you on your options.
It is important to understand that there may be consequences after having your driver's license suspended. Of course, you are unable to drive a vehicle, but what else? When you think about it, a license suspension will inevitably make it harder to get back and forth from work or school. In some situations, your job could even be at risk if you are required to operate a vehicle at work. Undoubtedly, there will be additional concerns if you have children who need a reliable form of transportation.
Will My License Get Suspended if I am Arrested for DUI in California?
If you are convicted of a traffic or DUI-related crime, there is a good chance that your driver's license will be suspended for at least a short amount of time. Because of the potential consequences, it is important to contact a local defense attorney as soon as possible after an arrest.
What Crimes Could Lead to Driver's License Suspension in the East Bay?
In the East Bay, and the rest of California, there are certain crimes that tend to lead to a suspended or revoked license. These offenses include, but are not limited to:
- Accumulating too many traffic tickets
- Vehicular manslaughter
- Hit & Run
- Reckless driving
- Major traffic violations
- Probation violations
Call an East Bay Attorney Who May be Able to Help You Avoid License Suspension
Lynn Gorelick has been defending clients in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties for more than 30 years. If you have been arrested for a crime that could later result in a driver's license suspension or revocation, do not hesitate to reach out to Gorelick Law Offices. Ms. Gorelick will meet with you during a free, initial consultation in order to meet you and hear the facts of your case. To schedule a consultation, please call 510.785.1444 or 925.847.3006.