California SCRAM Bracelet Lawyers
Driving Under the Influence or Driving While Intoxicated is a very serious offense in Orange County, California area. Being convicted of a DUI or DWI will often times hinder many aspects of one’s life such as driving privileges, employability and others. Fortunately, there are several several programs in California that help the accused to keep their lives on track once the DUI arrest is made. One of those programs is the Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) Program in California.
SCRAM Monitoring Device Program
The SCRAM program in California allows the offender to wear an ankle bracelet that monitors ones Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). This device is frequently allowed to be worn in lieu of jail time. There is a cost that must be paid by the accused for the renting of the bracelet. How long the bracelet must be worn is dependent on the circumstances surrounding the DUI case, DUI history, etc. If you have been in California a skilled and knowledgeable drunk driving defense lawyer can help you get through this trying time by explaining all of your options to you.
Possible Scenarios Involving Wearing a SCRAM Bracelet
- Jail Depopulation Programs
- Pre-Trial Proceedings
- 24/7 Enrollment
- Home Confinement (Although the SCRAM bracelet is not a home confinement device)
Who can Wear the SCRAM Bracelet in California
Normally, use of the SCRAM bracelet is associated with multiple DUI offender’s. However, even a first time offender can use the SCRAM program if there are certain circumstances such as excessively high Blood Alcohol Content percentages. A court may use the SCRAM device to discourage one’s alcohol consumption, and their alcohol dependency, and deciding if it is an appropriate course of treatment. It is often best to work with a caring and compassionate Irvine, California DUI Attorney who not only cares about protecting your rights but also cares about you getting the help you need.
Contact a Newport Beach, California DUI Lawyer
If you have been charged with a DUI in Orange County, California feel free to contact Newport Beach, CA DUI Attorney David E. Swanson. He can be reached at 949-477-3030. Or, . The Law Office of David E. Swanson proudly serves those charged with DUI’s in Newport Beach, Irvine, Yorba Linda, Corona Del Mar, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, San Clemente, Anaheim and Fullerton.