If you were arrested for DUI in City of Mission Viejo by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department then you were more likely than not booked at the Santa Ana Main Jail. Being arrested for DUI can be a very traumatic experience. The devastation that can follow can impact your freedom, your reputation and your driver’s license. The goal at our law firm is to minimize the impact a DUI can have in your life. Our goal in every case is to work the case to fullest to insure no stone is untouched. Working a case in that fashion will be the only way to insure a chance of winning the DMV Hearing in your case as well as obtaining the best result in the criminal case. You will have to deal with both the Orange County criminal courts as well as the Department of Motor Vehicles. YOU HAVE A 10 DAY DMV DEADLINE FOR YOUR ATTORNEY TO CONTACT DMV TO STOP THE LICENSE SUSPENSION. Call us immediately at (949) 872-2700 so we can contact DMV for you.
DO NOT SCHEDULE THE DMV HEARING YOURSELF !! The main reason is that it may not be convenient to our schedule nor any of the anticipated witnesses who may need to be subpoenaed. Let our office handle the contacting of DMV as well as the scheduling of the hearing. When we request a hearing we do so via facsimile with a transmission confirmation as well as via certified mail to insure DMV receives our hearing request.
If you were arrested for a Mission Viejo DUI then your court appearance will be at the Central Justice Center located at 700 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana, California, 92701. If you were arrested in the City of Mission Viejo then you will be prosecuted by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Since you were arrested in Costa Mesa for a DUI, your DMV Admin Per Se Hearing will be held at the Orange Driver Safety Office of the DMV. The Orange Driver Safety office is located at 790 The City Drive, Suite 420, 92868-4941.
DUI is driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or their combined influence. A person is “under the influence of alcohol” as defined in California is “when as a result of drinking such liquor his physical and mental abilities are impaired so that he no longer has the ability to drive a vehicle with the caution characteristic of a sober person of ordinary prudence under the same or similar circumstances”.
Depending on whether or not you were arrested for a first offense DUI, a second offense DUI, third offense DUI or fourth offense DUI or more will determine possible outcomes for your case. The various terms and conditions of probation can be jail time, SR-22, California State approved alcohol programs from three months to thirty months, loss of license, AA meetings, restitution fine, community service, rehabilitation programs, alcohol monitoring bracelet to mention a few of the terms and conditions a court could impose.
DMV Driver Safety Office Handling your Orange County DUI Arrest DMV Hearing
Orange Driver Safety Office
790 The City Drive, Suite 420, 92868-4941
Phone (714) 703-2511
Fax (714) 703-2526
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Information on the City services, Courts and the Police Department that serves the city of Mission Viejo, California.
Mission Viejo, California Information
Office of the Orange County District Attorney
700 Civil Center Drive West, 2nd Floor
Santa Ana, California 92702-1994 Telephone: (714) 834-3600 Facsimile: (714) 834-3962