Zero Tolerance DUI Probation Violations | VC 23600

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“Zero Tolerance”Drunk Driving Probation Violation | Los Angeles DUI Attorneys

A DUI conviction, even as a first offense, carries a number of mandatory penalties as conditions of probation. One of the conditions are the “Zero Tolerance” terms as described in California Vehicle Code Statute 23600, makes it illegal for you to drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in your system. In other words, if you are investigated for a DUI and your breathalyzer or blood results yield a BAC (blood alcohol content) result of 0.01% or higher, you would be in violation of your probation.

Consequences Of Violating VC 23600

Although VC 23600 is a traffic infraction which just carries a monetary fine, the real consequence of committing this traffic offense in Los Angeles County is the DUI probation violation and the DMV license suspension it can trigger. If you are on probation for a first offense DUI, you face the following if your drunk driving probation is violated as a result of a “Zero Tolerance” DUI offense:

  • Incarceration In Los Angeles County Jail
  • Fines and Penalty Assessments
  • Community Labor/Service
  • License Suspension
  • Ignition Interlock Device (IID)

Why You Should Contact Our Los Angeles DUI Defense Firm

Since 1987, Los Angeles drunk driving defense experts, Paul Takakjian and Stephen Sitkoff, have dedicated their 70 years of combined DUI trial experience as former senior prosecutors and now criminal defense attorneys to defend those accused of alcohol related driving offenses. Most importantly, clients of our firm will be represented by Mr. Takakjian or Mr. Sitkoff, not an inexperienced associate or contract lawyer. Call us now at (888) 579-4844 for a free consultation to review your case and options.

Stephen Sitkoff

Stephen Sitkoff

Partner and Criminal Defense Attorney

Stephen Sitkoff is a partner at Sitkoff & Hanrahan who started his legal career as a deputy district attorney more than 30 years ago prosecuting cases throughout the LA criminal court system in Southern California.
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Eugene Hanrahan

Partner and Criminal Defense Attorney

Eugene Hanrahan is both a former federal and county prosecutor and partner at Sitkoff & Hanrahan, LLP with two decades of criminal law experience. Mr. Hanrahan’s criminal defense expertise ranges from misdemeanors to serious, complex felony cases.
James Kim

James Kim

Senior Case Analyst

James possesses over a decade of legal experience and serves as the firm’s senior case analyst handling the initial calls from prospective clients.