Marsanne Weese is a trial and appellate criminal defense attorney. A former... more
Marsanne Weese is a trial and appellate criminal defense attorney. A former prosecutor, Ms. Weese successfully defends clients in broad spectrum of cases, including assaults, sex crimes, DUIs, robberies, appeals, restraining orders, and expungements. Ms. Weese is an experienced lawyer who has managed over 600 cases and won 90% of her trials. In 2009, one of Ms. Weeses appeals was published as... view profile
I've been practicing law in California since being sworn into practice law in... more
I've been practicing law in California since being sworn into practice law in California on December 3, 1982. Most of those 30 plus years of practice have been spent in the area of criminal and juvenile law. I can imagine that few private attorneys have both defense experience and prosecution experience, and even fewer can say that they've been an elected District Attorney. I have and I ... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.