Even Celebrities Need DUI Representation
Heiress and reality TV star Paris Hilton was sentenced to serve 45 days in a county jail for violating her probation on a drunken driving misdemeanor back in May, 2007. Hilton was convicted of failing to enroll in an alcohol education program by a court-ordered deadline and of driving on a suspended license, prosecutors said.
Paris Hilton was arrested in September, 2006 on suspicion of driving under the influence. She pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge in January, 2007 and was placed on probation for 36 months and was ordered not to drive and to enroll in alcohol education classes within 21 days.
If you have been arrested for drunken driving (DUI) it is important to provide notice that you intend to contest DMV administrative sanctions that can deprive of your license for months, within 10 days of notification. Conviction of DUI can result in fines up to $2000, jail time, three years of probation and enrollment in alcohol education classes at your own cost.
If you have been arrested for DUI, contact an attorney immediately to protect your rights and limit your liability.
Mark Malachowski is a San Francisco attorney in who provides DUI defense.
(415) 983-0717 or www.marklawdui.com