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Long Beach DUI Attorney

Building a Strong Defense for Your DUI Charge

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DUI penalties in California are among the stiffest in the nation. Driving under the influence of alcohol (.08% or greater) or drugs, or a combination thereof, is a misdemeanor offense that stays on your court records for ten years.

A DUI charge is a serious offense since it will affect you now and in the future. Loss of your driving privilege may affect your ability to work, earn a living and support your family.

Contact a Long Beach DUI attorney if you have been charged with DUI. We can review your case and discuss defense strategies to help prevent a conviction.

DUI Lawyer in Long Beach

The penalty for a first time driving while intoxicated offense can range from a suspension of your driver's license, fines and alcohol education program, to jail time. For second or third offenders, the punishment can be far greater, and can include loss of your driver's license for an extended period, completion of a long-term alcohol treatment program and incarceration for up to a year or longer.

You can also be arrested for DUI if you have been impaired by a drug or other chemical intoxicant such as:

  • LSD
  • Ecstasy
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Prescription drugs
  • Aerosol inhalation
  • Methamphetamines
  • Heroin
  • PCP
  • Glue-sniffing

The Law Office of Leonard Matsuk has handled hundreds of DUI cases over the years and is very familiar with the changing laws that apply to these cases. Inexperienced or "cheap" DUI lawyers will often plead you guilty without exploring possible defenses to your case. It pays to hire an experienced attorney who is a confident negotiator and knows the nuances in this evolving area of the law.

Contact a Long Beach DUI attorney if you have been arrested for DUI to have your case reviewed and for skilled legal counsel.

Our Victories

Take a look at our most recent wins!
  • Informal Probation Client Accused of Attempting to Carry a Gun on an Aircraft
  • No Jail Time or Probation Client Arrested for Fraud in Federal Sting Operation
  • Charges Reduced Client Charged in Federal Court with Multiple Counts of Drug Sales
  • No Time in Custody & No Probation Client Charged with Conspiring to Sell Marijuana
  • Not Guilty Client Accused of Assaulting a Victim Inside Their Home
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Child Endangerment
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Battery on a Police Officer
  • Not Guilty Client Charged with Robbery After Police Chase
  • Case Dismissed Client Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Case Dismissed Man Accused of Attempting to Push His Wife Out of the Car

Our Testimonials

Hear from our former clients about their experience with the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk. We are proud to protect the rights of the accused and be their trusted advocates in their time of need. Experienced and knowledgeable in a wide range of case types, we are prepared to defend you.
  • “His expertise is best seen in the courtroom.”

    Jax

  • “5 stars for the whole staff.”

    Christopher

  • “I would refer anyone to Mr. Matsuk.”

    Marshall

  • “He is indeed one of a kind!”

    Douglas

  • “Thank you Leonard Matsuk. You ROCK!”

    Dusty

  • “Words cannot explain how grateful I am”

    J.C.

  • “I would recommend him to my family and closest friends.”

    Scott

  • “I can say thankful the issue was resolved with the BEST possible outcome.”

    Josh

  • “One of the best lawyers in California!”

    Former Client

  • “Thank you Mr. Matsuk”

    Gilda

  • “Thanks for a job well done.”

    Tom

  • “Leonard Matsuk is an honest and conscientious criminal defense attorney”

    Former Client

  • “I would highly recommend Mr. Matsuk.”

    Yaqui

  • “He can help in a big way”

    Jac

  • “We can't Thank Leonard enough!”

    Karey