If you have been arrested and charged with an Orange County DUI, the one thing that you need to remember is that you are far from alone. DUI defense is an industry in and of itself within Orange County. Therefore, there is no need for you to feel embarrassed about asking for help from a qualified, successful and experienced Orange County drunk driving lawyer. Gold and Witham, Attorneys at Law is a firm of Orange County DUI attorneys whose sole focus is on DUI defense. The partners of the firm, Attorneys Jeff Gold and Nigel Witham, have decades of collective experience.
If you still feel like your situation is unique, please consider the following facts:
Arrests and Associated Costs
There were nearly 20,000 DUI arrests in Orange County in the calendar year of 2003. Regardless of the ultimate outcome of each case, every situation carried with it the following costs:
- Law Enforcement Costs
- Legal Fees
- Custody and Supervision
When all of these costs associated with an Orange County DUI are compiled, nearly $225 Million is spent on this legal issue alone per year. This number does not include the added costs of insurance and/or additional transportation/logistical issues that arise when a driver’s license is suspended.
The Orange County DUI Attorney “Marketplace”
Given the size of Orange County, one should not be surprised to find that nearly 500 law firms advertise themselves as handling either criminal defense or Orange County DUI defense cases. However, barely than 10% of these firms actually handle DUI defense cases exclusively. The point to be taken with this information is simply that you, as a defendant, simply cannot afford, both literally and figuratively, to trust your future with a firm that will handle a DUI defense case if it happens to “come in the door.” You need to put your future in the hands of Orange County drunk driving lawyers who have represented clients in hundreds of DUI trials and thousands of DUI matters, but still take the time to treat each case and client as an important individual. Gold and Witham, Attorneys at Law, carries that philosophy forward each day, so contacting the firm will only ensure that your matter will be handled by an experienced and successful Orange County DUI attorney.
Individual Intricacies of an Orange County DUI case
A DUI case has several aspects to it that require the utmost in experience and familiarity. For instance, an Orange County drunk driving lawyer needs to understand the facts and standards associated with the accuracy of a breathalyzer, the tenets of a proper roadside sobriety test, and the specific Miranda rights implicit in each situation. The only way to properly hone these skills and this knowledge is to garner years of experience dealing with each one of them. Gold and Witham, Attorneys at Law offers this experience and knowledge, so contact the firm today to explain your situation.
Don’t let your rights go unprotected. A large part of your future depends on the proper legal representation if you have been charged with an Orange County DUI. However, your future can still be quite bright if you allow experienced and successful Orange County DUI defense attorneys such as Jeff Gold and Nigel Witham to handle your matter. Contact the firm today for a free initial consultation.