Lemoore DUI Court Information
Have you been arrested for DUI in Lemoore?
If you've been arrested for a DUI in Lemoore, you should consult a local DUI defense lawyer to understand all your options. Getting a DUI is a difficult and confusing process. You face criminal penalties as well as administrative penalties. It's important to have the best legal DUI representation, to have someone stand by you, to fight for your rights, and protect your interests.
Terry A. Wapner and David E. Jones have experience defending DUI clients in Lemoore and the central valley for over 65 years combined. They are well-known in the legal community as DUI experts among Lemoore judges, lawyers, and prosecutors. Terry Wapner and David Jones are familiar with the local Kings County police, courthouse officials, prosecutors and judges on your DUI case.
Lemoore is a small San Joaquin Valley town of about 25,000, located in Kings County, California. Lemoore is also home to the Navy's busiest airfields, the Lemoore Naval Air Station (NAS Lemoore).
Experience Representing Men and Women in Uniform
Wapner Jones, PC have successfully defended many non-commissioned officers, commissioned officers, as well as enlisted personnel who have been arrested for DUI or other charges in Lemoore and throughout Kings County. Our clients include F-18 Fighter Pilots, Navy Divers, and even civilian defense contractors. We not only represent military personnel, but also their spouses and family members. We have successfully gotten many cases dismissed for officers and enlisted military service members and their families.
Where is the Courthouse for a Lemoore DUI.
If you have been arrested for a DUI in Lemoore, your case will be heard at the Kings County Superior Courthouse in Hanford, California.
Kings County Superior Court
1426 South Drive
Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: (559) 582-1010
Lemoore DUI Penalties
After a DUI arrest in Lemoore, you face both administrative and criminal proceedings. These are separate proceedings, and each has serious potential penalties. You only have 10 days to request a DMV hearing. After a DUI arrest, you have a very short time to request an administrative DMV hearing to keep your license from being automatically suspended. If you don't request the hearing within that short window, you lose your right to a hearing. There are important deadlines involved in each DUI case, and an experienced DUI attorney will act fast to make sure you maintain all your options for resolving your case.
A DUI arrest in Lemoore will operate under California Penal Codes and California Vehicle Codes for DUI penalties. California provides for minimum and maximum sentences and penalties for DUI related offenses. Therefore a judge has some level of flexibility when it comes to handing down your sentence for a DUI. If you are arrested and charged for a first DUI offense, you will generally be subject to the following:
- Minimum jail time from 10-20 days, which take place in a work program
- Approximate fine of $2,000
- From 3 to 9 months attending a DUI school
- Possible participation in Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous
- Probation from 3 to 5 years
- Possible alcohol restriction during the probationary period
- Driver's license suspension for six months by the DMV
Lemoore DUI Attorneys
Remember, an arrest does not have to mean a conviction. You have legal rights, and Wapner Jones, PC will help you make the best decisions for your future depending on your individual case. If you are arrested for a DUI in Lemoore or the surrounding area, contact our offices immediately to discuss your case. We make sure that each client gets the personalized attention they need for the best possible outcome. Schedule your initial consultation today.