Case Results

DUI/Causing Injury/Resisting Police - Charges Reduced to DUI

San Mateo County client was arrested on felony charges for driving at a high rate of speed on the freeway while under the influence of alcohol and slammed into the back of another car that was stopped in traffic. Client was charged with violation of California Vehicle Code Section 23153 (A) and (B) – (driving under the influence of alcohol and causing bodily injury) and California Penal Code Section 148 (A) (1) – (resisting, delaying or obstructing a Peace Officer). Despite injuries to the victim and a blood alcohol content of .18%, we were able to get charges reduced to a simple DUI (Vehicle Code Section 23152(a) and client did not have to serve any jail time.

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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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