Drunk in Public & Public Intoxication
If you’ve been charged with Public Intoxication / being Drunk in Public, time is valuable.
If you were intoxicated at the time, you may not be able to remember details that could be very important to your case.
The sooner you contact our office, the sooner strategic steps can be taken to obtain critical evidence that could make the difference in reaching a successful outcome on your case.
Under California Penal Code §647f it is a Misdemeanor if:
3) Defendant was unable to exercise care for his/her safety or that of others;
OR 3) Defendant interfered with, obstructed, or prevented free use of a street, sidewalk or other public way by reason of Defendant being under the influence of the above substances.
**Also Note – a conviction under this offense:
Along with these defenses, an experienced attorney can compile an effective Mitigation Packet and strategically use it to negotiate and reach a successful outcome on your case.
Time is Valuable – Call Today for your Free Consultation
When it comes to constructing the best possible defense strategies for you, time is valuable. There may be opportunities to propose no/low Bail (if applicable); memories fade, and possibly helpful evidence may become unavailable, and possible early negotiating meetings with the assigned prosecutor pass by.
Call the Law Office of James L. Hassey today at (619) 745-5555 so we can answer your questions and help you.