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Criminal Defense Experience - 40+ Years

When a DUI Leads to Driver’s License Suspension

Please our blog post on DUI license suspension law changes that took place in 2019.

If you are arrested for DUI in California, the state will file a criminal DUI case against you, and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will begin an administrative proceeding against you to suspend your driving privileges. Your driver’s license could be automatically suspended unless you request an administrative hearing within 10 days of your arrest.

But how do you request a hearing? And what do you look for in the reports? What do you do at the hearing once it’s been scheduled? We can help. Over the last 55+ years, the attorneys at Christoph Law Offices servicing Vista and surrounding areas have handled more than 4,000 Driving Under the Influence cases, from first offenses to prior DUI offenses (in the past 10 years), felony DUIs with multiple priors, DUI with accident or injury and DUI manslaughter.

A Reputation for Excellence as DUI Defense Attorneys

We are a father-son team that is well known and respected at the Vista Courthouse and in the criminal defense community in San Diego County. Attorney William Christoph is a former USMC captain, Deputy San Diego City Attorney and Judge Pro Tem, and one of the longest practicing criminal defense attorneys in San Diego. He has the highest possible peer review rating in both legal ability and legal ethics, the Martindale-Hubbell AV rating.*

Christoph Law Offices has been across from the Vista Courthouse for 40+ years, where they have dealt on a daily basis with local district attorneys, judges, and law enforcement. Nicholas Christoph has also handled many misdemeanor DUIs, DUIs with priors and felony DUI cases. He is a respected DUI defense lawyer, and is well-versed in handling related DMV matters, including driver’s license suspension cases. Our father-son team has over 55 years of combined experience.

Discuss Your Case With Us Today

If you have been arrested for a drunk driving offense, contact Christoph Law Offices 24/7 at 760-487-6830 for a free initial consultation. We accept major credit cards and payment plans are available, and are located directly across from the Vista Courthouse and jail.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

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