Sobriety Related Cases With Halley, No Concern is Too Small

Orange County Sobriety Attorney

Start Your Path to Sobriety with Experienced Criminal Defense

Addiction is a painful and extremely difficult monster to overcome for just about anyone, so nobody should have to face it alone. Unfortunately, some of those who struggle with addiction may also struggle with some of the effects that may come from it. Those who are under the influence may commit criminal offenses in the process, and the charges that can come from these actions can have lifelong consequences if they lead to a conviction in a court of law. 

If you have been accused of a crime, particularly one related to or committed while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, HJP Legal can help. We are an experienced and compassionate criminal defense firm that is eager to help those who are facing charges and want to get clean. Our Orange County sobriety lawyer can help you face your charges confidently by providing a knowledgeable and strategic defense against your accusations and then help you take the next step towards getting clean. We understand that many who struggle with addiction want to take control of their life back but are in need of help. We want to make it possible for them to get clean, get cleared, and get on the path to turning their lives around for good.

Ready to take the first step towards sobriety? HJP Legal is here for you! We can help you start by addressing your criminal charges. Call us at (949) 519-4955 today and start your defense with a free case evaluation.

Why Choose HJP LEgal?

  • Strategic Advice & Representation
    Attorney Halley J. Peters is well-versed in ensuring your legal rights are protected throughout the legal process. They will ensure that the evidence being used against you is obtained legally and within legal boundaries.
  • 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.
  • Clear Communication & Transparency
    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.
  • Legal Expertise
    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.

An Attorney Who Wants to Help You Get Sober 

At HJP Legal, we believe in doing things differently. Attorney Halley J. Peters approaches each case with compassion and wants to assist those who may find themselves at a low point in life or who struggle with poor mental health. If you or someone you know has reached the point where they are truly ready to get sober and get control of their life back, we want to be a part of your journey. 

That journey begins with the smallest first step—usually going 24 hours without drug or alcohol consumption. This step can be extremely difficult for some, but it’s one that everyone needs to take, and can do with the right support around them. From there, we can set to work on your next major obstacle: helping you navigate the criminal justice system. 

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DUI & Drug DUI Offenses

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is one of the most common offenses committed by those struggling with addiction. Whether it’s your first time being charged or you are a repeat offender, you should always take your case seriously. However, your struggle shouldn’t haunt you for the rest of your life. Handling your case with an aggressive defense may be the first step you can take to a clean and sober future.

Depending on the circumstances of your case, some DUI charges can be reduced to a reckless driving offense, known as a “wet reckless.” Courts and prosecutors will often weigh the accused’s conduct when making this determination and sometimes require the defendant to enroll in a substance abuse program like Alcoholics Anonymous as a part of a plea bargain. This is a fantastic first step on the path to sobriety—handling your charges while also finding a support program that can be with you along your journey to sobriety.

Is Intoxication a Valid Criminal Defense?

Believe it or not, being intoxicated at the time of an offense does not guarantee a guilty plea. In fact, for offenses other than DUI, voluntary intoxication could be a mitigating factor used to disprove intent. Most people don’t drink or take drugs with the intention of becoming violent, but intoxication can have an effect on someone’s judgment, causing them to lose control of their emotions and actions.

For those who struggle with disorderly conduct or behavior as a result of intoxication, getting sober is the first step toward restoring control, regaining respect, and repairing relationships that may have been strained as a result of struggles with addiction. At HJP Legal, we want to help you down that path and be a part of your comeback story. 

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Compassionate Representation & Support Is a Phone Call Away!

Addiction is a struggle, but it doesn’t have to be something you live with forever, and it doesn’t have to dictate your future. At HJP Legal, we want to help people in your situation find peace in their lives and get that opportunity for a second chance. We offer a wealth of resources that can help you on your journey to sobriety and independence, including more than a decade of proven skill and ferocious advocacy both in and out of the courtroom.

Talk to HJP Legal about your situation, and let us assist you with this crucial step in your journey toward sobriety. Contact us by phone or with our online form today.

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