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Fresno and Madera Marijuana DUI Lawyer



The “Marijuana DUI” or the “DUI Drug” charge is one of the fastest growing categories of DUI charges in California.  Fresno and Madera Counties have been very strict with charging drivers with Marijuan related DUI charges.  You could face the exact same DUI charge (Section: 23152(a) of the Vehicle Code) as if you were driving impaired by alcohol.  (This is different than the VC 23152 .08% BAC Per Se DUI violation, but very similar) 

In Fresno and Madera counties, if you are charged with a Marijuana, drug, or alcohol related DUI Charge, do not take any chances with your future, liberty, or defense.  Fight your charges with an experienced and educated DUI Defense Attorney.  One of biggest reasons why DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan Rooker is the best DUI Defense attorney for your case is his scientific knowledge.  The pharmacodynamics and pharmakinetics of alcohol and drugs in the human body is a very specific science.  Also understanding the testing process involved, and understanding the testing process is crucial for providing a proper defense.

Legislature is currently working on a law (AB 1356) that would allow for the use of “Marijuana Breathalyziers” to detect and measure marijuana with a roadside swab test.  The results are ready in a matter of a few minutes.

Fresno & Madera DUI Drug and Marijuana Defense Lawyer (6th ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist in California)
Fresno & Madera DUI Drug and Marijuana Defense Lawyer (6th ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist in California)

Experts cannot agree on any specific level of marijuana or marijuana metabolites that indicates impairment in a specific subject.  However, to be convicted of DUI Drug or DUI Marijuana a subject must be impaired.  The fear being that drivers who are legitimately using marijuana, are not impaired, but have metabolites of THC or marijuana in their systems may be arrested and charged with DUI.  If you are charged with Marijuana, it is important that your attorney knows how to defend against these charges, is educated on the testing process and the errors that can occur, and has studied NHTSA results and journal articles from experts in the field to help defend your against these charges.

Having studied the testing process and the pharmacology of DUI Drug including Marijuana along with the metabolites, Jonathan has the specific education to help you defend against DUI Drug or DUI Marijuana Charges.  Many times the DA's have your reports, toxicology results, and police report for months before you appear in court. Therefore, it is important to hire a DUI Defense Attorney as soon as possible to help defend against DUI charges.  This gives your attorney the time to prepare a proper defense.

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Jonathan Rooker can help you, when you need it most. The road to justice may sometimes be a long road, but it is a worth fighting for. Don't try to handle a criminal allegation without first consulting and educated experienced attorney to see if they can help and/or advise you on the best defense.

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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.