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If arrested for a San Diego DUI, you need a Top-Rated San Diego
DUI defense lawyer. San Diego California DUI criminal attorney Rick
Mueller is a highly specialized San Diego DUI & DMV defense
lawyer who personally & aggressively handles your entire San
Diego DUI problem.
Rick simply - almost magically - makes your life easier.
Video: Rick Mueller discussing DUI tactics at a
DUI Lawyer seminar.
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What you must do within
10 days of being arrested
If you need to save your California or state driver's license or
privileges, your San Diego DUI defense lawyer has only ten (10)
calendar days to contact San Diego DMV to schedule a hearing!
Do not schedule yourself because if you contact San Diego DMV to
schedule an administrative per se hearing date conflicting with
your San Diego DUI defense attorney's calendar, DMV will not reschedule,
meaning you may not get the San Diego DUI lawyer of your choice.
There is no rush as long as your chosen San Diego DUI attorney contacts
or serves DMV by the tenth day from your San Diego drunk driving
arrest or your pink DMV order of suspension served on you after
a San Diego DUI detention. San Diego California DMV attorney Rick
Mueller has a video
showing other San Diego DUI lawyers how to carefully attack &
knock out just a single DMV issue (and there are many complicated
DMV sub-issues) to save your driving privilege in order for you
to avoid the reissue fee and/or the filing of an SR-22 Proof of
As San Diego's DMV Guru, San Diego DUI attorney Rick Mueller has
successfully saved the driving privileges of many happy clients.
San Diego Drunk Driving lawyer Rick Mueller dedicates 100% of his
law practice to vigorously defending those accused of a DUI in San
Rick is the only San Diego DUI lawyer who is the Editorial Consultant
for the most comprehensive reference book for California DUI law,
California Drunk Driving Law, the book known as California's Bible
of DUI Defense. Rick is a Specialist member of the California DUI
Lawyers Association, and a member of the National College for DUI
Defense & the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Rick Mueller is the attorney for the San Diego County DUI Law Center,
a Professional Corporation, which focuses on California DUI and
DMV law. He has been in practice since 1983 and received his Juris
Doctor degree from Chicago Kent College of Law.
Rick taught at the Mexican American Bar Association's
DUI seminar at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.
Rick recently lectured on Advanced Strategies
and Tactics for Handling California DMV APS Cases at the California
Attorneys for Criminal Justice Annual Rules of the Road DUI Seminar,
in Rancho Mirage. Rick has been a featured Speaker at numerous DUI
/ DMV seminars in San Diego County in the last several years and
is frequently chosen to deliver lectures on the subject of defending
driving under the influence cases and DMV hearings. Rick regularly
speaks at Strategies in Handling DUI Cases seminars, and has spoke
at the DUI & Drug Defense seminar, the Bar Association's Drunk
Driving - DMV seminars, and the California Public Defenders' DUI
Well-known and highly
respected attorney Rick Mueller specializes exclusively in California
DUI and DMV law. With extensive experience and valuable resources,
Rick has earned a reputation in California for successfully representing
DUI / drunk driving clients and is considered to be among the best
DUI defense lawyers in San Diego.
Rick's knowledge is often sought out by other criminal defense attorneys
in San Diego who take on DUI cases. Rick stays on the cutting edge
of DUI / DMV issues in San Diego California drunk driving defense
cases by keeping up with current California DUI laws, the latest
California drunk driving case rulings, DUI science literature, national
& California state legal treatises, and scholarly articles written
in the area of San Diego California DUI / drunk driving defense.
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Your San Diego DUI
San Diego California DUI lawyer Rick Mueller understands how devastating
an arrest for a San Diego DUI - driving under the influence of alcohol
and / or drugs can be. You may have had your license taken away
and / or served a pink DMV order of suspension, had you vehicle
impounded, and spent the night in San Diego County jail.
You may face loss of employment, family repercussions, San Diego
County Jail custody, loss of your driving privilege, huge fines,
California DUI alcohol program, a vehicle ignition interlock device,
vehicle impound/forfeiture, community service, trash detail, DMV
hassles, high California DUI insurance rates, . You may be worried,
suffering from unnecessary anxiety, and seek immediate help. You
may not know what to do, how to do it, or what to do first. You
really want sincere solutions to your San Diego DUI. Proper San
Diego DUI help is here.
A San Diego DUI / Drunk Driving conviction can result in loss of
reputation, costly fines, attendance at alcohol or education classes,
suspension or revocation of your license, stigma, and increase in
and / or cancellation of automobile insurance, installation of an
ignition interlock device in your car, and, in perhaps, jail or
prison. In San Diego California, where drivers must use freeways,
and public transportation is generally lacking, losing the privilege
to drive can ruin a person's employ or career, not to mention one's
San Diego DUI lawyer Rick Mueller personally handles every San Diego
drunk driving case with the needed care and attention you deserve.
Initially, Rick can immediately show you how to get your hard copy
California driver's license back today and successfully help you
get your driver's license suspension stayed (stopped) pending resolution
of the DMVstop 'n snatch / administrative per se hearing. You will
be free to drive anywhere in San Diego & elsewhere: to work,
school, and other personal places you like to go to.
Rick will personally do a thorough San Diego DUI defense investigation
& DUI discovery process, including Rick's personal review of
each and every document, police report, DMV DS 367 sworn Officer's
Statement, San Diego DUI test record, San Diego DUI witness statements,
and your version of events by you completing the critical free
San Diego DUI attorney Evaluation. San Diego DUI / Drunk Driving
lawyer Rick Mueller will undoubtedly strive to successfully achieve
the best possible outcome for you!
How can you know if you found a qualified San Diego California
DUI Lawyer for yourself?
Various types of lawyers handle San Diego drunk driving cases, including
public defenders, general practitioners, criminal defense lawyers,
and DUI Specialist attorneys
Some excellent questions to begin asking when searching for a San
Diego California DUI lawyer are:
" What are his/her California DUI attorney's qualifications?
" Is he/she a Specialist member of the California DUI Lawyers
" How long has he/she been a member of the National College
for DUI Defense?
" Does he/she teach other attorneys in San Diego how to handle
" Is he/she a Contributing Editor to the Bible for California
DUI Defense - California Drunk Driving Law?
" Was he/she recently asked to be a Contributing Editor/Author
to the hottest/best-selling DUI book: Attacking and Defending Drunk
" Does he/she maintain a library of DUI materials, books, manuals,
studies, memos, points & authorities and documents solely designed
to help a person accused of a San Diego County DUI?
" How much of his/her practice is DUI Defense?
" Is he/she quick and thorough when responding to emailed questions
Whether or not you ultimately end up hiring a San Diego California
DUI & DMV Defense Lawyer Specialist with this much experience,
it is a smart idea to look closely at the credentials of a California
DUI Lawyer Specialist in this highly complex field.
San Diego County Public Defender?
If you think you can get a Public Defender, think again. If you
have a job or assets, you simply do not qualify. If you apply for
a Public Defender, you will have to swear under oath. If you do
meet the financial eligibility criteria for a public defender for
the Criminal Court side of your DUI case: (a) public defenders do
not handle DMV matters; and (b) your court appointed attorney will
not be available to discuss your DUI case with you until they have
been officially appointed by the Judge no sooner than the date of
your first court appearance, or arraignment. Being that the 10 day
grace period for requesting a DMV Licensing Hearing would have already
lapsed, it is strongly recommended that you retain a qualified and
proven a San Diego DUI Attorney Specialist to represent your quasi-civil
matter with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
US Mail Privacy Warning: San Diego Attorneys Mail You "DUI"
Mail After Your Arrest!
You may be feeling a little down. It gets more depressing when you
see your mail.
Don't want persons living at your home to know you were arrested?
Why? San Diego attorneys send "Jail Mail."
Some San Diego lawyers pay $ for your name and address. They solicit
you with outdated, invasive, and unreliable "DUI" letters.
Your mail box gets filled with embarrassing words printed on
If you are looking for a cheap lawyer, you may want to read some
Junk Mail. (Coupons & rebates are enclosed in some letters.)
On the other hand, for obvious reasons, you probably want to retain
the best San Diego DUI & DMV Defense Lawyer you can afford.
Remember: Good San Diego lawyers are not cheap. Cheap San Diego
lawyers are usually not any good.
And whether or not the lawyer or attorney sending mail in San Diego
are really DUI lawyers or DUI attorneys is an important Question.
[Please note: San Diego DUI attorney Specialist Rick Mueller does
not compete with these solicitation mail lawyers.]
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