Hermosa Beach Criminal Defense Attorney
Have you or someone you know been arrested in the city of Hermosa Beach. Whether it be for a DUI, drunk in public, domestic violence, assault, battery, petty theft or any other serious felony or misdemeanor charge, we can help. An arrest comes with it many questions, such as will I go to jail? Will I lose my drivers license? Will I have a felony or criminal record? Hermosa Beach Criminal Lawyer Matthew Ruff can help answer your legal questions and assist by providing a straightforward approach to get you out of your legal trouble. Call and speak directly with Matthew today at 310-527-4100, you can be assured you will go away with a better understanding of how the system intends to deal with your charge and how a local Hermosa Beach Criminal Attorney can give you a significant advantage.
Hermosa Beach California offers many attractions for visitors that cannot be found anywhere else. With great beaches, bars and nightclubs come ramped up police presence that often results in criminal arrests for various offenses such as DUI, Drunk in Public and Disturbing the Peace. The Hermosa Beach Police Department has developed a reputation as being particularly aggressive when it comes to enforcing criminal statutes within its city borders.
Criminal Defense Attorney Matthew Ruff has more than 15 years experience defending ordinary, good folks who have been charged with crimes such as driving under the influence, possession of drugs and alcohol, marijuana infractions, public intoxication, domestic violence, assault and battery and other charges in Hermosa Beach. Of the many cases handled by Mr. Ruff, DUI is perhaps the most prevalent. The law of drunk driving is extremely complex and requires extensive knowledge in the scientific principles of alcohol and drug toxicology. Hermosa Beach Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney Ruff has personally handled well over 3000 criminal and DUI cases in Southern California.
All Hermosa Beach driving under the influence cases go to Division 2 in the Torrance Court. After an arrest it is particularly important to request an administrative hearing to challenge the license suspension that flows from a drunk driving arrest. Waiting until you go to Court before you worry about the drivers license impications of a DWI arrest can be a very big mistake, the Courts no longer have any control over what happens to a person's driving privilege in most cases. Failure to get a DMV hearing within 10 days of the incident can mean a suspension of up to 3 years without the ability to get any type of work restriction. DMV hearings and fighting for the rights of the accused are a part of what Hermosa Beach DUI attorney Matthew Ruff does for his clients.
Trust your defense to an attorney who has personally defended thousands of criminal and DUI cases and is in Court almost every day fighting for the rights of his clients. Every case is handled with the care and attention that Matthew would give to a member of his own family.
Recent Case Results out of Hermosa Beach
Hermosa Beach DUI charges, second offense, allegations of minors in car, Result: Charges reduced to wet reckless, license returned at DMV.
Hermosa Beach DUI Charges, .18 blood test, Result: Case reduced to reckless driving.
Resisting Arrest and Assault Charges in Hermosa Beach, Result: Charges Dismissed, reduced to disturbing the peace.
Arson Charges, Result: Charges reduced to disturbing the peace.
Hermosa Beach DUI charges: Result: Case Dismissed on constitutional grounds.
Hit and Run associated with DUI in Hermosa Beach, Result: Case Dismissed
Drunk in Public, Result: Case Dismissed.
Arson Charges in Hermosa Beach, Result: All Charges dropped.
Felony DUI with Injury Charges out of Hermosa Beach, Result: Entire case Dismissed on Constitutional Rights Violations.
Drunk Driving Charges with BAC level .19, Result: Charges reduced to reckless driving.
Domestic Violence criminal charges in Hermosa Beach. Result: Case Dismissed
After a arrest the case goes to the city who can then file charges against you, ath this point you need to discuss the case with a Hermosa Beach Criminal Defense Attorney who can explain your rights and possible defenses. The prosecutor files a formal complaint in the Superior Court which can have long term consequences and can result in potential jail time and fines.
When you or a family member require a Criminal Defense Lawyer in the South Bay, Hermosa Beach or any other city in Los Angeles County Matthew Ruff is there to help. Call him at 310-527-4100 for a free consultation today. Delay in consulting with an attorney could cause serious prejudice to your case as there are time deadlines to request a DMV hearing following arrests for certain alcohol and drug charges. No one can help you more than an experienced Hermosa Beach DUI Attorney or criminal defense lawyer when you are facing charges in the Torrance Court.
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