I AM APPROVED BY THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA TO TEACH OTHER LAWYERS HOW TO SPOT ISSUES ON A GAS CHROMATOGRAM IN A DUI CASE. If I handle your case I can promise 2 things, I am really really good at what I do, and I will work hard for you. My best day as an attorney happened when I had a profound impact on a client's life. Recently, I saved the job of a commercial truck driver. I kept his family from being put out on the street. Judge said I was one of the best DUI Lawyers he had seen in 30 years.   ONLINE REVIEWS    My name is David and when I got my 3rd DUI I hired Pat Silva to fight for me and he did! He got my 3rd DUI dropped, all I had to do was plead no contest to a few moving violations. I had a bac of .17 and he still got it dropped that's why I call him the specialist!


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Can someone get a DUI with no chemical test?

Hello, Attorney Patrick Silva here again with another answer to one of your frequently asked questions. Recently I was asked can someone get a Dui with no chemical test? Well a Dui has two separate offenses you vehicle code 23152 (a) which says driving impaired to an appreciable degree and 23152 (b) which say your driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. So if there is no chemical test taken let’s get rid of the (b) count. However they will still go after you with driving impaired to an appreciable degree. They will look at certain things did your breath have alcohol on it, was your speech slurred, is the cop going to say your eyes were red and watery, did you fail the field sobriety test , were you driving in a weaving or a not paying attention mannor. Those are all the aspects that they look at if they are going to go after you for vehicle code 23152 (a) Driving impaired to an appreciable degree. This is Attorney Patrick Silva Hope you’ve had a nice day. Bye