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DUI Defense in 2020

In my years as a DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney I have seen dramatic changes in the prosecution and sentencing of alleged DUI offenders.  There is new technology available that can, in certain instances, allow for house arrest and electronic monitoring.  This technology was not implemented as recent as a decade ago.

Fresno Courts have, in certain instances, allowed electronic monitoring as an alternative to in custody jail time.  This allows a person to remain employed, go to work, even pick up necessities such as groceries and other such items.

More recently, with the Covid-19 virus, I have seen an increased number of second, and even first offense DUI sentences to include Scram Electronic Monitoring and/or community service in place of Adult Offender Work Program (AOWP).

The best strategy is to go forward in your case with a plan, and a goal.  The plan should include the best reasoning on why you should receive the alternative that you prefer.  Then provide the court with documentation followed by sound reasoning on why you should receive the preferred sentence.

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"Criminal defense is about helping good people, that is what I do." Jonathan Rooker

Experienced Fresno and Madera County Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan Rooker understands the needs of each client are quite unique to each individual client. Some clients are looking to keep their drivers license, others are looking to avoid long periods of incarceration. Many times pride and principles are cited for the client's motivation to achieve a particular resolution to their case. Many clients just want to put their life, family, and career back together. It is the responsibility of the defense attorney to coordinate and effective defense for the benefit of the client. It is essential that I provide the best defense for the individual person and their specifically tailored needs in life. I will help you by building the best defense that the facts allow. One important aspect of hiring a private attorney is the time they spend listening to your needs, and working to obtain an effective resolution under the circumstances. When these problems arise, it's time to reach out for a helping hand. I handle criminal defense cases on a daily basis, helping people with their issues. Let me help you.