Bakersfield DUI with Injury Attorney
DUI with Injury Lawyer in Kern County
If you are in an accident that causes an injury and are then accused of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you will be charged with a felony. This California law carries extremely steep penalties. The sentence in a conviction varies with the number of people injured in the accident, and you could face years in prison as a penalty, as well as restitution. In any such case, it is crucial that you contact a Kern County DUI with injury lawyer at Middlebrook & Associates immediately after your arrest. In order to defend the case, a qualified attorney would need to review all of the evidence against you.
Kern County DUI with Injury Defense
The case against you will be based on the evidence at the accident site as well as any blood alcohol concentration (BAC) test that you were administered. Law enforcement investigates all such accidents and comes to a conclusion based on the evidence. The prosecutor will be highly motivated to get a conviction in the case and has the support of law enforcement, labs, and the entire state network for backup. Don't you think that you should have an equally powerful defense attorney fighting for you? It may be necessary to conduct a separate investigation of the circumstances of the accident or interview the available witnesses. Time is of the essence in these cases and it is advised that you contact Middlebrook & Associates immediately to begin fighting for your defense.
No person wants to be responsible for harming another person in a traffic accident. However, just because you are charged with the crime does not mean that you are actually the responsible individual. There are factors in the area that can affect road conditions that could have contributed to the accident. Fog is often present, wet roads, or other factors that could have caused the accident other than being intoxicated. It is very important that if you have been charged with this felony that you contact Middlebrook & Associates to review your case and advise you of the defense actions to protect you.