The Terry Firm

the most comprehensive defense for san diego dui arrests & dmv license suspension hearings

cALL 24 / 7:

(619) 851-0804

DUI Criminal Defense Attorneys - The Terry Firm © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

san diego dui lawyer matt terry


Defending the Accused With a Commitment to Excellence

1st Offense DUI - Misdemeanor


Vehicle Code § 23152(a) or (b) - NOTE: DUE TO PENAL CODE § 654, YOU CANNOT BE SENTENCED ON BOTH COUNTS. 


- FIVE Years Summary Probation

- $2,164 in total fees (approximate)



FIRST CONVICTION ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAM (AKA "FCP): (MANDATORY) 

 

  .19% BAC OR BELOW: 3 month DUI Education class; usually twice a week. 

  .20% BAC OR HIGHER: 9 month DUI Education class

  Test Refusal: 9 month DUI Education class


DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE VICTIM IMPACT PANEL (MADD)



6-MONTH DRIVER'S LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR THE CONVICTION 

(This is in addition to the DMV suspension stemming from the administrative action.)



1-Year License Suspension IF under 21 (MANDATORY - PER VEHICLE CODE § 13202.5)



SURRENDER LICENSE - IF NOT ALREADY SURRENDERED UPON ARREST



REFERRED TO SAAU - THE "SUBSTANCE ABUSE ASSESSMENT UNIT" 



"WATSON MURDER" ADVISORY (MANDATORY) - PER VEHICLE CODE § 23593



THE COURTS ARE TO GIVE HEIGHTENED CONSIDERATION TO THE INSTALLATION OF AN "IID" - IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE - IF THE BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION IS 0.15% OR GREATER (MANDATORY PER VEHICLE 



STANDARD ALCOHOL CONDITIONS (MANDATORY under Vehicle Code § 23600)

1. Not drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in blood. 

2. Submit to any test at the request of a peace officer for detection of alcohol and drugs. 

3. Violate no laws regarding driving a motor vehicle while under the influence or in the possession of alcohol or drugs [while driving]. 

4. Not drive without a valid license and proof of insurance.



PSP - AKA: PROBATION DEPARTMENT'S PUBLIC WORKS SERVICE PROGRAM 


Blood Alcohol Concentration​       Number of Days in PSP (San Diego Probation Public Works)

0.15% - 0.19%.............................................5 DAYS

0.20% - 0.24%...........................................10 DAYS

0.25% - 0.29%...........................................15 DAYS