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How a DUI Can Affect Nurses

If you are a nurse and have been arrested in Los Angeles County for DUI, you need to hire an experienced attorney who understands the complexities of dealing with a DUI when it comes to your professional license. You need to contact our Los Angeles DUI lawyers immediately so we can put into place a game plan to protect your professional license. As a nurse you are license by the Board of Nursing. You will have questions regarding requirements for reporting the DUI arrest. Do you want to self-report or wait to see what happens? Are you working in a hospital or a private office? Do you have a history of substance abuse? These and other questions must be addressed immediately to preserve your license.

Once our Los Angeles drunk driving defense team has been retained we will refer you to a doctor licensed by the American Board of Addiction Medicine to get a full evaluation. Whether you are a Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Nurse Practitioner (NP or LNP) or any other type of nurse you will want to make sure you protect your career and take the steps necessary to keep you license. Each DUI case presents its unique set of facts, not only controlled by the facts around the DUI arrest but also each individual's personal circumstances in relation to their license and job.

If you've been arrested for DUI in Los Angeles County and have questions not only regarding your DUI but the impact this may have on your career, please call one of our experienced staff so that we may begin the process of getting you back on track and take the steps needed to preserve your rights.