What have you guys experienced with clients that receive a 30 day sentence for 2nd DUI in LA County as far as release?

Asked over 1 year ago - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Turning myself in 4/5/13, not sure if it is Twin Tower or MCJ. I understand the law makes it 15 max, but what have you seen in reality.

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  1. Seth Andrew Weinstein

    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . Between 8-16 hours. One night MAX, although nothing is guaranteed.

    Seth Weinstein, Esq.
    Southern California Criminal Defense Attorney
    (310) 707-7131

    This reply should NOT be considered a legal opinion of your case / inquiry. At this time I do not have sufficient... more
  2. Brian Russell Michaels

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . You are subject to whatever the overcrowding situation is when you book in. Id be surprised if you spent more than a day.

  3. Michael Kevin Cernyar


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Typically a book and release scenario, particulary for a DUI. Of course, there's no guarantees.

    The response above is not intended as legal advice since it’s impracticable to provide thorough, accurate advice... more

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