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Out-of-State Drivers

It is always a complicated issue when an out-of-state driver is arrested for DUI in California. If you are a non-California resident, it will be a great benefit to hire a DUI lawyer who has experience representing out-of-state drivers who have been charged with DUI while in California.  All non-California residents arrested on DUI charges in California are still required to schedule a hearing with the California DMV.

As soon as a person is arrested for drunk driving, his/her driver's license will be immediately suspended and the legal process will begin, regardless of whether or not he/she is a California resident.  Therefore, it's important for any non-California resident to schedule a hearing with the California DMV within 10 days following his/her arrest. Failure to do so will result in the automatic suspension of his/her driving privileges in the state of California.

Interstate Driver's License Compact

It's important for all out-of-state drivers to take their California DUI arrest seriously. Because California is a member of the Interstate Driver's License Compact (IDLC), out-of-state DUI offenders will not only face legal consequences in California, but they will also face legal consequences in their home state as well.  As soon as an out-of-state driver is arrested for DUI, California law enforcement authorities will inform the authorities in the driver's home state of his/her DUI arrest. Once the driver returns home, he/she will face criminal prosecution in their own state.

The IDLC is an agreement between 45 states to share information when a driver is arrested, charged, or cited for a traffic violation. There are only 5 states in the country that are not members of the IDLC: Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.  If a driver is a resident of one of these states, he/she will still face legal prosecution in California, but the authorities in his/her home state will not be notified of the offense.

Contact Alameda County DUI Attorney Robert Tayac
The best way for non-California residents to protect their rights while in California is to retain the services of a skilled and experienced out-of-state DUI lawyer. Alameda County DUI attorney Robert Tayac has over a decade of experience handling these types of cases, and can provide out-of-state drivers with the legal assistance they need to take care of their charges. Mr. Tayac is devoted to aggressively fighting his clients' DUI charges, and ensuring their rights and best interest are protected at all times. Mr. Tayac's professional goal has always been to win his clients' cases, and ensure their DUI charges do not end up as a conviction on their permanent record.
If you are an out-of-state driver that needs to find a California DUI attorney who has the experience to represent you throughout the legal process, then please contact Alameda County DUI attorney Robert Tayac to set up a consultation at (510) 352-9500.

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