DUI PRICES AS ADVERTISED
|(Ordering and Reviewing Discovery, Consultation with alcohol expert including a Retest of any blood evidence, file and litigate any motions, negotiate plea if necessary)
See DUI Services Page for more Details.
MISDEMEANOR DUI JURY TRIAL
(Plus everything on the left side not already done in the case)
PAYMENT PLANS ACCEPTED.
($1250 down + $1250 after first court date + $1000 30 days later if the Jury Trial Option is chosen)
|Criminal Charge||Investigate, File Motions and Negotiate||Jury Trial (and all else not already finished)|
|Misdemeanor DUI (1st Offense or if no motion to strike priors sought)|
|Investigating & Striking Prior DUI Convictions||$250.00 (per investigation)||Contesting existence free. $1,500 per prior per theory for Motion to Strike Prior.|
|Felony Injury DUI||$3,900.00 (+ priors)||$5,995.00|
PRICING (last updated September 29, 2012 - Prices valid through November 1, 2012) All DUI prices include the following:
- Appearance at all Santa Clara County court dates - without you if court will allow it.
- Set DMV DUI License Suspension Hearing(if contacted in time).
- Request Discovery from DMV so we get police report early (if possible).
- Request a Stay of the Suspension so that the DMV suspension can happen at a time somewhat more convenient to you. (if possible)
- Informal Discovery Request to Santa Clara County District Attorney.
- Formal Discovery Motion if Necessary.
- Review of police report and other evidence obtained by prosecution.
- Watch, and summarize any patrol car videos or police dispatch audio obtained.
- Serna Motions (speedy trial violation motion) (if appropriate).
- Motion to Suppress Evidence due to Constitutional violations (if appropriate).
- Pitchess Motion to Examine Officer’s Background (if appropriate and desired).
- Investigate the validity of prior convictions for non-1st offenders. (transcripts fees may be applicable)
- All plea negotiations.
A trial not purchased at the outset will cost the same later as it would have at the beginning - and there is no carrying over of moneys paid. Although most cases do settle without going to trial, there are several big advantages to paying for a trial up-front. Any attorney who wants to be taken seriously in court has to have gravitas behind a threat to take a case to trial. If an attorney constantly screams that he is going to go to trial, it loses some of the effect if he never actually does go to trial when the DA doesn't give any ground. A paid-for trial is the trigger that allows me to feel comfortable with leveling a trial-threat and maybe end up with a better deal. Another huge advantage is that the client will know that there is no more legal fees. If the trial is paid for up front, the rest of the package comes with it at no extra cost.