El Monte DUI Attorney and Criminal Defense

El Monte Court, DUI and Criminal Court

If you have been charged with Driving Under the Influence or another criminal charge in El Monte Court, Attorney Phil Hache can help you minimize the impact the charge has on your life.

An arrest for a misdemeanor or felony can carry serious consequences that can have an immediate and long term negative effect including potential jail time, license suspension, expensive fines, and potential effect on your employment.

However, being charged with a DUI or another criminal charge does not necessarily mean that you will be convicted. The state has the burden of proving the criminal charges against you and you are entitled to challenge the strength of the state’s case. Hiring a skilled DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyer will better enable to defend your rights against your charge and to minimize the impact it has on your life.

Proactive Criminal Defense
If you have been charged with a criminal offense, it is important to contact an attorney early on. The sooner you contact an El Monte Criminal Defense and DUI attorney, the sooner your criminal defense attorney can begin working to preserving your rights.

I have successfully defended against all kinds criminal charges, from theft, to drug charges, to driving related charges to name a few.
DUI, Criminal Defense and Traffic Attorney

Highly Experienced DUI Attorney
In the event of a DUI charge, under California’s DMV action, your driver’s license will likely be suspended automatically 30 days after your arrest unless you or your DUI Lawyer properly requests an Admin Per Se hearing within 10 days of the arrest. A skilled El Monte DUI attorney can assist you in challenging the suspension from the California DMV, assist you in getting a new license while your case is pending.

In addition to working to maintain your ability to drive, I will aggressively defend you against a DUI conviction.  As a top criminal and DUI attorney in El Monte, I will thoroughly evaluate the facts of your criminal DUI case and raise all applicable defenses.

I field many questions about DUI by people who are arrested for a DUI such as, “What chance do I have of beating a DUI in El Monte?

Every DUI case is unique and the strength of your case will depend on your particular facts. However, your chances of successfully challenging a DUI are much greater if you hire an experienced El Monte DUI Lawyer.
Certain defenses or circumstances may entitle you to a suppression of evidence, dismissal of the charges or reduced charge or penalty. The police may not have had probable cause to stop your car or to require a BAC test. There may have been an error with the BAC testing procedure or you may have credible witnesses who can say you were not intoxicated.
Speaking with an experienced El Monte DUI attorney is vital to understanding your options when faced with a DUI charge.

If you have been charged with prior DUI convictions on your record, it is especially important that you seek experienced DUI legal advice from a qualified El Monte criminal lawyer.

DUI charges are not to be taken lightly and you need to a criminal lawyer who is competent in handling DUI charges. I will provide you with proactive representation from the outset in fighting your cause.
Call me at (818) 336-1384 for a free consultation to discuss your situation in more detail.


Phil Hache
Criminal and DUI Attorney in El Monte and throughout Los Angeles and surrounding counties