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Celebrities and DUI

It seems as if every month another celebrity is arrested for driving under the influence, and the last couple of months have not been any different.  Last month, both reality TV star Shayne Lamas and Senator John Kerry's daughter, Alexandra Kerry, were arrested for DUI. 

It seems like celebrities arrested for DUI get preferential treatment.  We all remember when actress Lindsey Lohan was arrested for DUI.  Not only was she caught driving under the influence, but her blood alcohol concentration was nearly twice the legal limit and she was found with cocaine in her possession.  In the end, she was ordered to spend only one day in jail.  If a non-celebrity were convicted of the same offense, would they receive the same sentence?  No.

Living so close to Hollywood and Los Angeles, it can be difficult to separate ourselves from the glamour of celebrities' lifestyles. It's important to remember that if you or I were to be convicted of the same offenses as Lindsay, you can be sure we would be sentenced to a lot more than one day in jail. 

The best way to avoid a DUI conviction? Retain experienced, aggressive, and driven DUI defense representation. If you or someone you love has been arrested on DUI charges in Orange County, it is important to contact the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry right away.  DUI charges are taken very seriously in Orange County.  You do not want to take the chance of going to jail, having your driver's license suspended, or being sentenced to any of the other penalties associated with a DUI conviction. 

If you are interested in learning more about the DUI defense services offered at the Law Office of Virginia L. Landry, please do not hesitate to fill out a free case evaluation. As an experienced Orange County DUI lawyer, Virginia Landry has provided countless clients with the personalized attention and dedicated representation needed to fight their DUI, 2 nd DUI, and 3 rd DUI charges!