A different DUI Defense attorney is charging a lot

A different DUI Defense attorney is charging a lot

Question: What should I do if our DUI Defense attorney is charging us a lot.  We already paid her a lot of money and now she wants more money that we can’t afford?  Originally she quoted us $30,000 which we already paid.  Now she is charging $30,000 more based on additional charges that we didn’t know about originally.  Are there any options I can have?  After looking at your website I can already tell I should have called you before I called her.  Is it too late for that?

Answer: Granted I don’t know the specifics about your case…but that seems like very large amount to charge for a DUI. Is this a felony DUI causing great bodily injury or manslaughter?  I don’t know what the retainer states, but, based on what you wrote I would recommend talking  to another DUI attorney about your case.  I would be happy to speak to you if you would like to discuss this matter further.  I have many questions to ask you about your charges and then we could go from there.

For starters, are you charged with a misdemeanor DUI, or a Felony DUI?  Was there an accident causing great bodily injury or death?  What court is your case in?  How many hearings have you had so far.  Etc.

I have been hired by others in the same situation, sometimes on a pretrial basis, and sometimes for trial if the clients original Attorney did not want to handle a trial, or was charging an extreme amount that the client can not afford, or if the client did not agree with the services they were receiving from their attorney.

I can be reached at 818-336-1384.  Call at your convenience.

Phil Hache,

Criminal Defense & DUI Attorney
Handling DUI and Criminal matters throughout Courts in Southern California including Van Nuys, CA, San Fernando, CA, Burbank, CA Glendale, CA Pasadena, CA Metropolitan Court, Bellflower, CA, Alhambra, CA, Compton, CA, Santa Clarita, CA, Airport Court, Chatsworth, CA Inglewood, CA, Los Angeles, CA and other Courts.