Being charged with a DUI is intense, and pleading guilty may seem like the best way out—especially if anticipated lawyers fees have you feeling hopeless. However, the cost of a reliable DUI defense lawyer like attorney Steven Taxman is nothing compared to the cost of a DUI conviction.
At Taxman DUI defense, we’ve been helping clients avoid DUI convictions in Northern California for more than 20 years. If you’ve found yourself in a tight spot facing an imminent DUI conviction, let attorney Steven Taxman protect you from the potential ramifications of a conviction. Below are a few of the services we offer our clients to safeguard their freedom and avoid an unnecessary conviction.
The cost of a DUI conviction
Before we get into exactly how Taxman DUI Defense can help you, it’s important to reiterate just how damaging a DUI conviction can be. A DUI should not be a life sentence, however, with the brutal ramifications of a DUI conviction, you could end up paying years down the line. DUI convictions can result in numerous harsh penalties, particularly for non-first-time offenders, including:
- A criminal record
- Suspension of driving privileges
- Jail time
- Steep fines and assessments
- Mandatory participation in drug/alcohol treatment programs
- Installation of vehicle ignition interlock devices
- Lengthy, restrictive conditions
- Increased insurance premiums
- Loss of employment
None of those include the emotional toll and time theft that coincides with a lengthy period of punishment. These punishments often infringe on your constitutional rights, and attorney Steven Taxman is prepared to fight on your behalf.
Innocent until proven guilty
Attorney Steven Taxman has fighting criminal charges for his clients for over 20 years, with a focus on effective DUI defense. Taxman DUI Defense works aggressively to protect the rights of our clients, beginning with a presumption of innocence. By thoroughly questioning the prosecution's evidence, our firm has earned a strong reputation for success in Northern California. Rather than rushing to negotiate a plea, we look for holes in the prosecutions case—while always prioritizing the most favorable outcome for our client.
A team of DUI experts
A large part of any successful defense is the backing of a reliable and competent team of experts in their field. At Taxman DUI Defense, we understand how vital a vast network of relevant professionals can be to crafting a solid case.
That’s precisely why over our 20 years of experience working with DUI conviction cases, we’ve built connections with private investigators, forensic toxicologists, and police practice experts—all of which help us scrutinize every aspect of your case. If something doesn’t add up, we will find it and capitalize on it to ensure a good outcome for our clients.
Using DUI experience to scrutinize test results
There are a plethora of mistakes law enforcement officers make when administering an in-field breathalyzer or sobriety test, and even more during the actual arrest. In fact, you are never required to submit to an in-field breathalyzer test and are always entitled to speak to an attorney prior to doing so. Many arresting officers mince words and use purposely confusing language to get the results they want. At Taxman DUI Defense, we are trained to find the red flags in an improper arrest or faulty test result and will use that to come to your defense.
Fight your conviction with attorney Steven Taxman today!
At Taxman DUI Defense, we help our clients understand their rights, protect their freedom, and avoid a guilty conviction. Don’t let a DUI ruin your life, reach out to experienced DUI defense attorney Steven Taxman today.