Los Angeles California Oxycontin DUI Lawyer
Oxycontin Drunk Driving Arrest Attorney Baldwin Park California
A very commonly prescribed opiate based painkiller is Oxycontin. Oxycontin is the brand name of the generic painkiller oxycodone. Oxycontin is also a very common recreational narcotic in California and is used at schools, bars, parties and on college campuses. If you are pulled over by law enforcement after ingesting Oxycontin you are at risk for being arrested for DUI EVEN IF THE OXYCONTIN IS LEGALLY PRESCRIBED. Despite the warnings from the prescribing physician, as well as on the pill bottle, that taking the medicine and operating a motor vehicle can lead to impaired driving ability many people still do it. Taking oxycodone and driving is unsafe for you and other drivers on the road. It can lead to being arrested for driving under the influence of drugs in California. If you are facing Oxycontin DUI charges in California you should call an experienced Los Angeles California Oxycontin DUI Defense Attorney.
Contact Los Angeles California DWI Defense Attorney Michael D. Payne to discuss your case. Mr. Payne's West Covina DUI Defense Law Office can be reached at (626) 974-8713. Mr. Payne's Beverly Hills office can be reached at (626) 593-1109. You can also click here to email West Covina Oxycodone DUI Defense Attorney Michael D. Payne. Mr. Payne has over 30 years experience defending those accused of DUI, illegal prescription drug possession and other drug crimes in Beverly Hill, California. As your attorney Mr. Payne will do everything in his power to protect your rights, your future and your reputation.
Penalties for Oxycodone DUI Conviction in California
A California DUI conviction can disrupt your life now and in the future. this is true even if it is a first offense. Once convicted you will face:
Up to 6 months in jail $230-$1,150 in fines BAC below 0.15-12 months driver's license revocation BAC .15 to .19- 18 months driver's license revocation, Ignition Interlock (IID) mandatory BAC .20 or > - 24 months driver's license revocation (IID mandatory)
If you were found with illegally obtained, black market or internet purchased oxycodone in the car at the time of the DUI arrest you will face additional charges related to the drugs such as drug possession and illegally obtained prescription medications. The penalties for these charges can be significantly more severe than the DUI charges and can involve fines, fees, community service and jail time.
Signs Of Driving Under The Influence Of Oxycontin Or Oxycodone
There are several signs that can indicate that you were possibly driving under the influence of Vicodin. They are:
- Finding Oxycontin or oxycodone in vehicle
- Erratic driving behaviors
- Being Disoriented
- Constricted pupils
- Impaired cognitive function
- Impaired motor skills
Contact a Beverly Hills California Oxycodone DWI Defense Lawyer for a Free Consultation
With the severity of the charges and the consequences they can exert on your life you should not wait to call West Covina California Oxycontin DUI Lawyer Michael D. Payne to discuss your case by dialing (626) 593-1109. Or, you can contact California Oxycodone DUI Defense Attorney Michael D. Payne here via email. You need an experienced and aggressive defense attorney who truly has your best interest in mind. Let Mr. Payne put his experience, knowledge and resources to work for you.Mr. Payne also routinely defends non-California residents who have been charged with DUI, drugged driving, traffic violations and drug crimes in surrounding states such as Nevada, Oregon, and Arizona.