Open Container Laws

Police in communities throughout San Mateo County are strict about enforcing open container laws. Any evidence of an open bottle at the scene of a traffic stop often results in a misdemeanor enhancement to a DUI charge.

Open Container Lawyers

At The Law Offices of Michael L. Davidson, we challenge DUI enhancements such as open container laws. We start by challenging the police’s probable cause for the traffic stop and violations of your rights against illegal search and seizure. We know the stakes are high when you are facing a DUI charge. Unsubstantiated enhancements put your freedom and your future in further danger.

Implied consent does not mean the police and authorities have the right to search your car and illegally seize property in violation of your civil rights.

DUI Charges

Our attorneys are recognized among the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading DUI defense law firms. Call first if you have been charged with DUI and other related charges, including:

Protecting Your Driver’s License

After a DUI charge, including enhancements such as driving with an open container, you face the automatic suspension of your driver’s license. You have just 10 days to schedule a hearing at your local DMV office to plead for a DL restoration in front of administrative law judge. This hearing is also your first opportunity to present evidence that challenges the police record and any violation of your rights. We are experienced DUI defense lawyers. Put our experience to work for you. We can help you save your driver’s license.

Contact a Open Container DUI Attorney Today!

From our offices in San Mateo, we represent clients charged with DUI charges in communities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Contact our offices to schedule a free consultation with an experienced San Mateo open container DUI lawyers today.

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

Phone: 650-573-8000
Fax: 650-345-9875
San Mateo Law Office