DUI – Prescription and Illegal Drug DUI Charges in LA

Driving Under the Influence of Prescription or Elicit Drugs in Los Angeles

In today’s America the use of prescription as well as illegal drugs is more prevalent than ever. Prescription drugs can be commonly prescribed for a plethora of ailments, syndromes & disorders such as: Insomnia, Depression, Anxiety Disorders and Pain Management among others. With the recent rise in the amount of prescribed drugs in our society there is also a rise in the amount of DUI’s involving prescription narcotics instead of alcohol which was the old stereotype.

Despite the fact that these prescriptions explicitly say not to drive or operate machinery while taking medication, people still do. A majority of people do not equate Driving Under the Influence of Prescription with a DUI arrest and all that goes with it In addition, the use of recreational drugs and operating a motor vehicle while on them is ever increasing in our culture as well. The sobering truth is, you can be charged with a DUI without having consumed any alcohol. If you have been charged with a non-alcohol related DUI in California please contact the Law Office of George W. Woodworth at (562) 754-7422.

DUI Prescription and Illegal Drugs Lawyer Los Angeles County, CA

Having been practicing Criminal and DUI Law for 19 years in Southern California, Mr. Woodworth is fully qualified to represent those charged with non alcohol DUI’s. As the law considers any drug a narcotic they also group drug induced DUI’s at the highest level of DUI offenses. However, a qualified DUI attorney knows that not every DUI arrest ends in a conviction. With a skilled professional DUI attorney on your side, it is often difficult for the prosecution to convict a person of such an offense. In addition, there are often plea deals for first time offender programs for those that qualify.

Common Prescription Drugs Associated With Drug DUI

Percocet, Ambien, Vicodin, Lunesta, Xanax, Phenergan, Valium, and Flexeril

Common Recreational Drugs Associated With Drug DUI

Cocaine, Ecstasy, Marijuana, Heroin, Methamphetamine, and Crack Cocaine

Commonly Exhibited Behaviors of Prescription & Illegal Drug Ingestion

  • Slurred Speech
  • Altered Pupils
  • Decreased Motor Function
  • Changes in Breathing

Helping You Navigate Through the Judicial System

Being charged with a Drug Induced DUI can be a very stressful and convoluted legal process. Los Angeles, California DUI Defense Lawyer George W. Woodworth is well equipped to handle your Drugged Driving case. Being a good Drugged Driving Defense Lawyer involves examining evidence used against you for mistakes and/or technical flaws. Legally ingested medications, that are legally prescribed, will be the centerpiece for your defense presented to the prosecution by Mr. Woodworth.

Contact a Los Angeles Prescription Drug DUI Attorney at our firm today.

Los Angeles County DUI Attorney George W. Woodworth will work relentlessly to demonstrate that the prescribed drug was taken at the prescribed, therapeutic level. Call The Law Office of George W. Woodworth regarding your Drug Induced DUI. Mr. Woodworth can be reached at (562) 754-7422.