My name is Cody Christiansen. I am a long time resident of the Central Coast, a... more
My name is Cody Christiansen. I am a long time resident of the Central Coast, a family man, and a devoted criminal defense attorney. I gained valuable experience as a Public Defender for the Santa Barbara County Public Defender's office. At the SB PD's office I honed my criminal defense and trial skills. I am now proudly defending people charged with crimes in the private sector. I am ... 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.