Law Offices of William Ausman

DUI Defense


Should you face a DUI charge, you need a competent San Luis Obispo area DUI Lawyer to defend you. People who are arrested for a DUI often to do not realize how dangerous their case can be to them and their future. DUI is one of the most expensive offenses you can be charged with. California politicians have been making the penalties steeper and steeper—and the People of the State of California will throw the book at you, causing you to face a difficult maze of regulations, penalties, fines and requirements.

You need someone on your side who will fight hard for you and guide you through this difficult and punitive system. Without a good lawyer representing you, you will have to face a complicated, punitive legal system all by your self. You have no one who knows how to obtain valuable evidence that can help you. No one who can subpoena the police, request evidence, or question the accuracy of a Breathalyzer test. These are often used tactics that good DUI defense lawyers use to minimize the evidence against you, which can help you win your case or reduce the charges.

Without a good lawyer, you’ll be awkward position of trying to understand and navigate a difficult legal system by yourself. Even if you’re assigned a public defender by the state, they will not help you in your DMV hearing to keep your license. They often treat your case as just another file and they often just recommend you plead guilty or no-contest without any understanding of the strengths of your case. When you hire a DUI lawyer, you have a skilled professional fighting for you to keep you out of jail, on the road and fighting to get you a better plea deal, get the charges against you dropped, or even win your case outright.

The penalties for a DUI in California and in San Luis Obispo in particular are tough:

  • Mandatory jail time, even for a first offense
  • Automatic suspension of your license unless you win at a DMV hearing
  • Suspended/restricted driving privileges for a minimum of four months—often years
  • Easily $4,000 or more in fines, fees, assessments and court costs, depending on the type of offense

Our team exists to help connect you with your case. We will work with you to come up with the best defense stagey based on the specific details of your case. We will have a talented team of legal professionals work together to get you the best results possible in your case.

We will work hard on you case so that you can stop worrying about it and allow you to stay out of jail, on the road and put your DUI behind you. By giving us basic details of your case, our legal team will provide you an in-depth case evaluation for free. You need to fight for your freedom, your driver’s license, and your future. The first step to doing that is hiring an excellent attorney you can trust. Let us help you do that by calling us at (805) 380-3083.

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