Kratu R. Patel spent his first seven years of his career as a trial attorney for the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. There he developed a county-wide reputation for his tenacity, charm and honesty. Kratu has represented thousands of c...
Practice areas & skills: DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Expungement, Domestic Violence, Juvenile
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Practice areas & skills: DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Expungement
During law school I worked for the Sacramento DA's office. There I handled thousands of cases. The majority being DUIs and domestic violence related cases. Upon graduation I was offered a job as a prosecutor. I prosecuted hundreds of cases fro...
Practice areas & skills: DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence, Criminal Defense, Violent Crime, Sex Crime
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.