Case Results

Contra Costa County Client Charges for DUI Reduced and No Jail Time Served

October 2019

Client arrested in Contra Costa County for a misdemeanor violation of Vehicle Code
Section 23152(a) – (driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage) and violation
of Vehicle Code Section 23152(b) – (blood alcohol of .08% or higher). Despite a blood-
alcohol level well over the legal limit, and the fact that client had a prior DUI conviction,
charges reduced to a lesser offense, Penal Code Section 23103.5 – (Wet Reckless) and
had to serve no jail time.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

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Seth Chazin

Seth P. Chazin has aggressively defended clients in thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases for over 25 years. He has extensive experience representing criminal defendants in federal and state court, while handling both state and federal appeals as well.

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Seth P. Chazin is a San Francisco Bay Area Criminal Defense Lawyer with over 30 years experience.

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