License suspension with 1st DUI

Question: Will I get a drivers license suspension on first DUI in Van Nuys, CA?
Answer: Yes. If you are convicted of a first offense DUI in CA there is a minimum 6 month license suspension. You would be eligible for a restricted license as long as there is no refusal. In Los Angeles county if convicted of a DUI you would be required to get an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) (and you could get an IID restricted license). There is also a potential suspension from the DMV (through an APS action). You should speak to a DUI attorney to discuss your case in more detail. There is also info about license suspensions on .
Phil Hache
DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney