|BAKERSFIELD CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
|If you have been arrested, have a Warrant, Juvenile, Traffic,
Felony, DUI or DMV matter in downtown Bakersfield Superior
Court or in any other Court in Kern County California, or need to
have your California criminal record cleared, call us. You need
local Bakersfield DUI Attorney Bruce Blythe, aggressive, nearly 20
years of experience and closely connected with the community.
Contact the Attorney at 661-327-7833
With nearly 20 years of criminal defense experience in Bakersfield
and Kern County, he knows that when people are contacted by the
police or who are accused of a crime in Bakersfield or Kern
County are worried about their record, losing their driving
privilege, their employment or even their freedom. We know that
when this happens people need quick and clear answers to their
legal questions, directly from a seasoned, caring and smart lawyer
who knows the "ins and outs" of the local Court system.
Latest Case Results
Bruce was hired by a oilfield worker that was arrested for a DUI near
Taft. He was seen driving without headlights by the CHP at 11 p.m.
The officer gave him a breath test that showed .14 and .15 BAC. He
would lose his job if he lost his license, therefore we requested a
DMV hearing and were able to prove that the paperwork was
insufficient to allow th state to take his license, Result: case
Dismissed on November 5, 2013.
Our firm was retained by a young woman (20) who was arrested
outside a party for DUI, she worked for the government and needed
her license for her job. Being under 21 she was facing a 1 year
suspension. We set a DMV hearing and established through
testimony that she was not guilty of DUI, the DMV agreed and set
aside the license suspension in Bakersfield on November 6, 2013.
Bakersfield DUI Attorney Bruce Blythe obtained a miraculous result
for a client in Kern County Superior Court on June 28, 2013. The
client was accused of driving with a BAC of .11% as reported by a
breath test at the station as well as a PAS test in the field. The
client was in a very terrible predicament because he had a
commercial license and 2 prior DUI convictions on his DMV record.
Therefore he was looking a lifetime revocation of his license in
addition to mandatory imprisonment and IID in every car he owns
for 3 years. Mr. Blythe was able to obtain a "not guilty" of the
driving above a .08 charge and a reduction to a reckless driving,
thereby saving the client's commercial and regular non-commercial
drivers license, avoiding jail and keeping him from having to file an
SR-22 with the DMV for the next 5 years.
Our Law Office was hired by the mother of a young man new to the
area from out of state. The client was arrested shortly before 2 a.m.
after being stopped by the CHP on Rosedale Highway and
Fairhaven. The client was contacted for not having a front license
plate on his vehicle. During the stop the officer observed bloodshot
eyes, an odor of an alcoholic beverage, unsteady gait and slurred
speech. The officer arrested him for driving under the influence of
alcohol (VC23152). A blood test was given, the results came back
.23%, nearly three times the legal limit. A timely request for a DMV
hearing was made. The attorneys spotted a problem with the stop
of his car and argued that it violated the driver's 4th Amendment
Rights. On June 17, 2013 the DMV agreed and dismissed the case
against the accused, his privilege to drive was immediately restored.
UPDATE ON THIS CASE: On August 9, 2013 Mr. Blythe litigated a
motion to dismiss the criminal case in the Bakersfield Court on the
ground the client's Fourth Amendment Rights were violated during
the traffic stop. The Judge agreed and the criminal charges were
thrown out, all charges dismissed, nothing on the client's record.
Bruce was retained by a client who was accused of domestic
violence in Eastern Kern County. The accused worked for a
Defense Contractor and had a security clearance that was in
jeopardy due to the allegations. Mr. Blythe entered a not guilty plea
on the case and refused to accept any "plea bargains" as his client
maintained his innocence. The Bakersfield DUI Attorney persevered
and got all charges DISMISSED in early 2013.
On August 18, 2012 our Firm overturned a DUI Refusal in the
Bakersfield Driver Safety Office. The client was driving from Los
Angeles and stopped on I-5 by the CHP, arrested for DWI and later
refused all tests. The attorney successfully argues the client's
rights were violated and the DMV returned his license after a
hearing and testimony from our client.
Recently our Firm won a DUI case for a client with a .17% BAC. The
DUI attorney in Bakersfield successfully proved the initial stop of
the client was illegal when the CHP Officer followed our client out
of a Bakersfield bar parking lot. The client's drivers license was
returned by the DMV with no suspension, a remarkable feat for any
DUI Attorney in Bakersfield California.
In April of 2013 Bakersfield Criminal Defense Attorney Bruce Blythe
represented a nurse charged with stealing drugs from the hospital
where she worked. Mr. Blythe resolved the case that would result in
all charges being dismissed upon the completion of a drug
education and counseling program, no jail time was imposed.
We know the local Kern County Superior Court. We have nearly
two decades of experience in criminal defense and driving under
the influence cases. We know the Court procedures, the local
judges, the DMV and the prosecuting attorney (D.A.) where your
legal matter will be heard. When searching for a Bakersfield DUI
Attorney or criminal lawyer ask yourself two crucial questions: 1.
Do you want a law form with strong local connections, and 2. Is the
person you hire going to fight for a dismissal using the most
current techniques available? Bakersfield DUI Attorney Bruce
Blythe meets both these criteria and is also innovative in his
approach and tenacity in protecting the client from a conviction..
Have you or a loved one been arrested in Bakersfield for a DUI or
other criminal offense? If so, we can provide information and
guidance to help ensure that the event does not tarnish your
permanent record and strip away important rights and privileges.
For example, most folks are unaware of the legal requirement that
only gives a limited time period to demand a hearing in order to
save an individual's drivers license after a DWI arrest. Do not "sit
on your rights" and forever regret not contacting a Bakersfield DUI
lawyer who can fully explain your options and legal defenses.
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