Ignition Interlock Devices IID With Halley, No Concern is Too Small

Southern California DUI Ignition Interlock Devices

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Individuals convicted of Driving Under the Influence (“DUI”) offenses in Southern California may be required to use a special device on their vehicles as a prerequisite to retaining their driving privileges to commute to and from work and school.  These Ignition Interlock Devices (“IIDs”) are increasingly being utilized in California as a measure to address DUI offenses.

A judge may order the installation of an IID in almost any DUI case, regardless of whether it is a first-time offense. A judge may order you to install a California ignition interlock device (IID) for: 1) first offense of violating Vehicle Code 23152(a) driving under the influence, especially if the defendant’s BAC of .015% or higher; 2) a first offense of refusing to submit to a breath, blood or chemical test; 3) a first offense of violating Vehicle Code 23152(b) driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or greater; or, 4) Vehicle Code 14601 suspended license violations stemming from DUI convictions. A judge will order you to install an IID if you have multiple or repeat DUI convictions or violating Vehicle Code 23153 by causing injury in a DUI.

The use of IIDs is becoming more prevalent across the state, and their requirement may be determined based on the specific details of the case.

HJP Legal is well-prepared to handle DUI charges in Orange County and Southern California with our team of experienced attorneys. We will thoroughly evaluate your DUI case to determine the appropriateness of an ignition interlock device (“IID”). We understand that IIDs can be costly and require maintenance, and we will provide expert guidance in navigating this aspect of your case.

Attorney Halley J. Peters has extensive experience in defending first offense DUI cases and will provide you with reliable representation. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation at (949) 519-4955. Our team is available 24/7 to provide assistance.

Why Choose HJP LEgal?

  • Strategic Advice & Representation
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  • Minimize Penalties
    Criminal charges can have severe consequences, including losing certain rights, massive fines and penalty fees, and potential incarceration. A skilled criminal defense attorney like Halley J. Peters can help to minimize these penalties or even fight to get the charges dismissed entirely.
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    Halley is here for you every step of the way. She keeps her clients informed and up to date on important developments in their cases, and is readily available to answer any questions or address any concerns that may arise.
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    Halley is an experienced criminal defense attorney with the knowledge, skills, and resources to handle your criminal case. She understands the legal procedures and tactics of the prosecution, allowing her to provide you with the best defense.

What Does an IID Mean for You?

An ignition interlock device (“IID”) is commonly and nearly always ordered in cases where a person’s blood alcohol content (“BAC”) is .15 percent or higher or in subsequent DUI offenses. If a judge mandates the installation of an IID on your vehicles, you will be responsible for the associated expenses, including installation costs and other fees that can accumulate quickly. Additionally, you must ensure that the IID is inspected and calibrated at least once every 60 days.

Functioning like a breathalyzer test that is attached to your vehicle, an IID requires you to blow into a collection tube before starting your car or continuing to drive. Failure to provide a breath sample to the device, or if the sample exceeds the set limit, the device will prevent your vehicle from starting or continuing to operate. Furthermore, the IID collects usage data which is transmitted to the court or the California DMV, depending on the specifics of your case.

Ignition Interlock Devices (“IIDs”) are costly, and following the regulations can be a hassle, but they do allow many people to get their driving privileges back sooner following a DUI first offense.

Without an ignition interlock device, people with multiple DUI offenses or a DUI with aggravating factors may face lengthy license suspensions with very restricted privileges — or no privileges at all. This impacts their freedom to travel and earn a living by commuting back and forth to work or school.

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Orange County DUI Ignition Interlock Device Legal Requirements

At HJP Legal, we have specialized expertise in defending DUI charges in Southern California and Orange County. Our team will thoroughly assess the details of your DUI case to determine the appropriateness of an IID. We understand that IIDs can be costly and require maintenance, and we are well-equipped to provide guidance and representation in dealing with these challenges.

Attorney Halley J. Peters and the staff at HJP Legal have extensive experience in handling first offense DUI cases, and you can rely on our expertise in navigating the legal complexities of DUI defense.

Rest assured, we will diligently strive to achieve a positive resolution on your behalf, drawing on our extensive expertise as skilled negotiators and experienced trial attorneys.

Legal representation for DUI-related charges is available 24/7, whether you’re located in Orange County, California or throughout Southern California. HJP Legal has your DUI defense requirements covered with over 10+ years of experience defending many different criminal charges, including all facets of DUI casework.

Remember that with Halley, no concern is too small.

Contact HJP Legal today to discuss your case and take advantage of our complimentary consultation at (949) 519-4955.

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