Excessive Blood Alcohol Levels

In California, driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher is considered driving under the influence (DUI). But if the results of a chemical test show that your BAC was .15 or higher, the consequences of a DUI conviction can be even more severe than usual.

Excessive Blood Alcohol Level Lawyers in San Mateo

At The Law Offices of Michael L. Davidson, our San Mateo excessive blood alcohol level lawyers have the experience to aggressively defend our clients against these serious accusations. Our firm has represented thousands of clients in DUI cases over the course of more than 40 years.Call us at 650-573-8000  or contact us online.

Consequences of High BAC Levels

Excessive blood alcohol content, also known as extreme BAC, is a special allegation that can increase the penalties you face if you are convicted of DUI. There are two levels of excessive BAC, each of which has specific consequences under California law:

  • .15 or higher: If you are found guilty of driving with a BAC of .15 or higher, you will be required to use an ignition interlock device when you regain your driver’s license. The judge may also refuse to grant probation or place special restrictions on your probation.
  • .20 or higher: If you are found guilty of driving with a BAC of .20 or higher, you will be required to attend a drug and alcohol abuse program for nine months, as opposed to the usual three months. The judge may also impose additional penalties.

Contact Our DUI Lawyers About Excessive BAC Today!

If you have been accused of DUI with an excessive blood alcohol content, do not hesitate to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss your options.

Our DUI attorneys proudly represent clients throughout the entire Bay Area including these cities on the Peninsula:

  • San Mateo
  • Redwood City
  • Foster City
  • San Bruno
  • South San Francisco
  • Palo Alto
  • Burlingame

To schedule a free initial consultation, call us at 650-573-8000 or e-mail us today.

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The Law Offices of Michael L. Davidson
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San Mateo, CA 94402

Phone: 650-573-8000
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