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Alameda County DUI

Alameda County DUI Attorney

Attorney Nabiel C. Ahmed Will Fight Hard to Get You the Best Possible Outcome!

If you have been arrested on a Driving Under the Influence charge in Alameda County, one of the very first things you should do is contact an attorney. Highly knowledgeable and highly skilled legal representation—like that provided by Attorney Nabiel C. Ahmed of East Bay Law—can help you ensure that you get the best outcome in your case.

No matter where you are arrested, DUI charges are very serious and can have severe consequences. Mr. Ahmed:

  • Is a DUI law expert
  • Experienced defending all types of DUI cases
  • Always strives to protect client rights and to minimize the damages and penalties associated with a DUI charge

California has some of the toughest DUI laws and penalties in the country, and they’re even worse than usual now. If you were arrested during the COVID-19 statewide lockdown, you’re facing escalated penalties.

New California Regulations Regarding Ignition Interlock Devices

Were you aware that California recently instituted new regulations concerning ignition interlock devices (IIDs)? The state now says these devices, which are personal breathalyzers, can be placed in your car after your first DUI conviction.

Here is what the new regulations say about the placement of an IIDs in your car:

  • Six months for a first DUI offense
  • One year for a second DUI offense
  • Two years for a third DUI offense
  • Three years for fourth and subsequent DUI offenses

The IID punishment would be added to the harsh fines and license suspensions that the state typically asses on DUI charges. For example, on your first DUI conviction in California you could receive:

  • Up to $2,000 in fines
  • Up to six months in jail
  • Up to a one-year license suspension

Arrested During the Coronavirus Statewide Lockdown?

If you were you arrested during the current state-wide Coronavirus lockdown, your punishments could get even more severe! Courts are coming down harder on DUI offenders while the lockdown is in place, with higher bail and other penalties. With the pandemic, it’s even more vital to avoid jail time.

The order reads: “Violation of or failure to comply with this Order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both. (California Health and Safety Code 120295, et seq,)." That means you could get an even higher fine and a longer jail sentence!

You Need a Strong Dui Defense

During his career, Mr. Ahmed has defended many people charged with DUI, including numerous drivers who were charged with DUI in Alameda County and even more specifically on Mission Blvd Roadway, which is the site of many DUI arrests in the county.

Mr. Ahmed is a former Bay Area public defender who has spent his professional career protecting those facing criminal charges, including DUI charges, in Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Concord, and the surrounding areas.

He is also very familiar with Alameda County and the Mission Blvd Roadway, which is the site of many DUI arrests. He is also very familiar with other roadways in Alameda County, CA.

Arrested on Mission Blvd Roadway or Any Other Road in Alameda County, CA?

Currently the seventh-most populous county in California with over 1.5 million residents, Alameda County covers much of the East Bay area and has Oakland as its county seat. The county was formed in 1853 and has a total area of 821 square miles.

By the way, “alameda” is a Spanish word that means “a grove of poplars” or “a tree-lined street.” Numerous roadways wind their way through parts of Alameda County including Mission Blvd Roadway, which is also known as California State Route 238. Mission Blvd Roadway passes in front of Mission San Jose, which is a historic Spanish mission that was founded in 1797. It is from that mission that the road draws its name.

From the Mission San Jose, Mission Blvd Roadway extends in both directions but it runs mainly northwest where it passes through Fremont, Union City and Hayward. Mission Blvd Roadway is used frequently by many residents of Alameda County and as a result of its frequent use is also the site of many DUI arrests.

If you have been stopped on a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge on Mission Blvd Roadway or any other road in Alameda County, you should contact Attorney Ahmed right away.

Dui Convictions Often Come With Severe & Long Lasting Punishment

Having a respected DUI attorney like Mr. Ahmed working on your behalf could help you avoid having to pay huge legal expenses and endure a long penalty. Attorney Ahmed could help you get a lesser sentence and maybe even an acquittal depending on the circumstances of your case.

Those who have faced DUI charges in the past, especially those in Alameda County, are quick to recommend getting an attorney to help guide you through the process and ensure your rights are protected.

And they don’t just recommend getting any attorney, they recommend getting Mr. Ahmed who has built a strong reputation for providing those facing DUI charges with an effective defense.

Remember, penalties associated with a DUI charge can be extensive. Here are just a few examples of the penalties that could be received:

  • Jail time
  • Probation
  • Alcohol rehabilitation program
  • Exorbitant fines and fees
  • Restitution
  • Work programs
  • Secured electronic confinement
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device
  • Drivers license suspension

Alameda County DUI charges are tried and punishments determined at Alameda Superior Court, which is located at 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA.

Mr. Ahmed Staunchly Defends the Rights of Those Accused of Dui

It doesn’t matter if you have been arrested on Mission Blvd Roadway in Alameda County or another street or highway, you can count on Attorney Ahmed to provide you with the most comprehensive and effective legal representation.

He will work hard and leverage his considerable knowledge and experience to get you the best result in your DUI case.

You can rest assured that he will thoroughly investigate your case and determine if there are any mitigating circumstances. He will then negotiate with the district attorney and file any necessary motions to get you the most favorable outcome.

To enquire about having Mr. Ahmed prepare your DUI defense, contact East Bay Law at (510) 907-6600. Hurry, his schedule fills fast.

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  • “Huge Help to Me and My Family”
    “Nabiel was able to negotiate a great plea and avoid serious charges. This was especially important since we were looking at significant charges despite this being a first offense.”
    - Alex G.
  • “I recommend Nabiel over the rest!”
    “Mr Ahmed is a very knowledgeable attorney. He went above and beyond to help me with my case. He also gave me sound advice and went over my options.”
    - Marshall
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    “Mr. Ahmed did his thing to make sure I did not spend one day in jail! His ability to explain everything along the way really helped through this stressful episode.”
    - Francisco C.
  • “Understands and Has Great Communication”
    “He worked hard and diligently while going the extra mile. He was patient and caring during my ordeal and even followed up and checked on me afterwards.”
    - Adarice

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