Torrance Defense Attorney Matthew J. Ruff has devoted his entire legal career to the... more
Torrance Defense Attorney Matthew J. Ruff has devoted his entire legal career to the area of DUI and Criminal Defense. Unlike many other Attorneys who may "side line" in the area of criminal defense, Attorney Ruff has limited his practice to exclusive criminal defense for over a decade. Prior to starting his work in Criminal Defense he worked in one of the largest District Attorney's Offices in... view profile
I graduated from Loyola Law School in 1995 and I have handled thousands of... more
I graduated from Loyola Law School in 1995 and I have handled thousands of misdemeanor, felony, and juvenile cases. I have a proven track record of client satisfaction and winning the best results for my clients.
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.