Want to try to avoid jail in a California DUI case in San Diego county? Check with your insurance company and enroll in a private residential treatment program or facility.
Read this new article to find out how The San Diego County DUI Law Center did it yesterday.
While it’s better to get the order first, a San Diego Superior court still has the option or discretion to order DUI custody time credit for self-imposed residential treatment program participation.
Appearing before a reasonable San Diego DUI sentencing judge to actually order the program is helpful.
San Diego City Attorney's/Prosecutor’s Position
The San Diego City Attorney’s Appellate Department has researched this issue, and as stated in downtown San Diego Superior Court’s Trial Setting Department at apx. 11:30 a.m. on March 21, 2012, it essentially agrees a court must give credit for a program if it’s ordered in drunk driving cases.
So how can mandatory jail not be mandatory?
San Diego DUI criminal defense lawyer Rick Mueller's case = months of successful enrollment & completion in the private residential alcohol treatment program at The Crossroads Foundation, a legitimate and effective "rehabilitation facility!"
No insurance is needed for Crossroads.
Read the entire San Diego California DUI Article here.
If you want assistance in a San Diego California DUI case, contact San Diego DUI Attorney Specialist Rick Mueller @ Rick@SanDiegoDUI.com.