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Do You Need a Honolulu DUI Defense Attoney?

If your legal rights happen to be in jepordy, you will be confronted with a challenging choice. You will need a legal professional with the knowledge and experience necessary to handle your Honolulu DUI case with the highest level of skill as well as care and attention.

Honolulu DUI Lawyer, Experienced Aggressive Defender for All DUI Charges in Hawaii

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 1.5 million people were arrested in a given year for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. That means that one out of every 121 licensed drivers were arrested and charged with drunk driving with the possibility of being convicted and facing the penalties of a DUI conviction. In every state, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08% or higher. Yet for every 88 instances of driving, someone is arrested for operating a motor vehicle above the legal limit. Within two hours of drinking, 772 drivers will be arrested for drunk driving.

In 2011, 9,878 people were killed in alcohol-impaired-driving crashes. These alcohol-impaired driving fatalities accounted for 31 percent of the total motor vehicle traffic fatalities in the United States
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), "A motor vehicle crash is considered to be alcohol-related if at least one driver or non-occupant (such as a pedestrian or pedal cyclist) involved in the crash is determined to have had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .01 gram per deciliter (g/dL) or higher. Thus, any fatality that occurs in an alcohol-related crash is considered an alcohol-related fatality. The term 'alcohol-related' does not indicate that a crash or fatality was caused by the presence of alcohol."

Honolulu Dedicated DUI Defense Attorney Providing, Personal Service and Positive Results at Trial

Even though being charged with a HawaII DUI / OVUII is a serious crime with severe penalties, drunk driving continues to be a problem throughout Honolulu and the entire U.S. Law enforcement continue to utilize measures to deter people from driving drunk. While non profit organizations like (MADD) Mothers Against Drunk Driving continue to lobby State and National law makers to pass tougher laws for those individuals who are stopped and arrested for DUI.

If you have been charged with a drunk driving in Honolulu, HI it could forever change your life. Jail time and fines are just some consequences you maybe facing. Having a good Honolulu DUI lawyer can make all the difference.

Richard L. Holcomb is a Honolulu DUI Defense and Criminal Defense Attorney who strives to provide the highest level of customer service, above and beyond that of client expectations.  Mr. Holcomb’s level of service is shown through at least four attributes:

Mr. Holcomb strives to continue to educate himself, spending thousands on national seminars so that his clients may benefit from his extensive knowledge and expertise.  For example, Mr. Holcomb is the only Hawaii Attorney who attended the 2010 Intoxylizer 8000 Operator’s Course.  Due to his extensive knowledge and national publications on a wide variety of criminal defense matters, Mr. Holcomb has served as a leader in the criminal defense bar.

You owe it to yourself  to obtain the best Hawaii OVUII defense learn why hire Honolulu DUI defense lawyer Rick Holcomb?

 Mr. Holcomb is committed to listening and responding to your unique legal needs.  Mr. Holcomb is a Hawaii DUI defense and criminal defense lawyer who will take the time to listen to you and your situation, rather than focus only on telling you what he thinks.

 Mr. Holcomb is committed to advocating your legal position to the fullest extent allowed by law and the ethical rules governing lawyers.  Mr. Holcomb will fight hard with a goal of dismissal or acquittal.  

 Lack of communication with clients and failure to return calls is the number one complaint against lawyers.  Mr. Holcomb strives to maintain contact with clients and quickly answer their questions and keep them informed of what is happening in their case.  

 Mr. Holcomb is committed to treating each case as it were his own.  He is dedicated to taking fewer cases so that his clients can get the time and attention they deserve.

Mr. Holcomb also accepts some personal injury and immigration cases.  As with all his cases, Mr. Holcomb fights hard to achieve the best possible results.  Mr. Holcomb is committed to assisting his clients in overcoming the pain, suffering, and loss of a personal injury or accident and to meeting his clients’ immigration needs.

Learn how we can fight for your freedom and protect your future! contact us today.

Contact Mr. Holcomb now to schedule a free consultation to address your DUI or OVUII charges, your criminal charges, your personal injury claims or civil rights needs.  You will find that Mr. Holcomb offers superb service and expertise.

Therefore, if you need a lawyer for a DUI or OVUII charge, other criminal charges, serious personal injury, or civil rights needs call now.

Some Of Our Recent Case Results

February 24, 2017 – DUI (single car accident on H-1) Dismissed with Prejudice
February 21, 2017 – DUI Dismissed with Prejudice for active military client
February 17, 2017 – DUI Dismissed with Prejudice. Previously had been dismissed without prejudice.
February 15, 2017 – DUI Dismissed with Prejudice – Client had fought the case since May 2016 and had been to court five times. State could have proceeded but due to diligent investigation, Mr. Holcomb was able to discovery information that called into question a police officer’s credibility.
February 14, 2017 – DUI Dismissed with Prejudice
February 7, 2017 – DUI Dismissed with Prejudice. Client had fought case since April 2016. Client had been to court four times. Mr. Holcomb was able to uncover a discovery issue that ultimately resulted in a Rule 48 violation.
February 7, 2017 – DUI Dismissed without prejudice for active military client. Client had fought case since July 2016. Client had been to court five times, including an entire day spent on an evidentiary hearing for a motion to suppress. Had Mr. Holcomb not timely filed the motion to suppress, the client would have been convicted that day. Client has appealed the dismissal without prejudice.
February 1, 2017 – ADLRO revocation reduced from 36 months to 18 months due to involuntary refusal
February 1, 2017 – ADLRO revocation dismissed
January 31, 2017 – DUI Dismissed without prejudice. Mr. Holcomb inherited this case from a less expensive attorney with whom the client was dissatisfied. Despite previous rulings with the other attorney, Mr. Holcomb was able to file motions and have them heard and convinced the judge to set a “firm” trial date because the client was flying in from CA. Client has appealed the dismissal without prejudice.
January 25, 2017 – DUI dismissed with prejudice. Client had appeared multiple times to court. The Rule 48 six month time period expired due to Mr. Holcomb’s extensive motions practice.
January 9, 2017 – ADLRO revocation reversed.
January 6, 2017 – DUI acquittal following trial.
December 1, 2016 – ADLRO reduced from two years to one year due to involuntary refusal.
November 23, 2016 – ADLRO reduced from two years to one year due to involuntary refusal.
November 15, 2017 – ADLRO revocation reversed.
November 10, 2017 – DUI dismissed for Rule 9 violation after Client failed to appear for court years prior. Stopper was issued on his license in home state. Needed the DUI dismissed for home state to issue a license.
November 1, 2016 – DUI Dismissed without Prejudice after appearing four times. Client appealed dismissal without prejudice.
October 6, 2016 – ADLRO revocation dismissed due to procedural defect.
October 6, 2017 – DUI Dismissed with Prejudice for active military client.

What some of our clients have to say about Rick....

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HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!!

I met with Richard Holcomb to review my DUI charge. He is very knowledgeable in the law system and answered all my questions. He explained the strategy along with his commitment...I knew I was in good hands. My case was dismissed and I am extremely happy with Richard's service. I would highly recommend Richard Holcomb in your DUI case.

A miracle- what more can one say?

We were recommended to Mr. Holcomb by a trusted attorney. His recommendation proved invaluable, as Mr. Holcomb and his associate, Mr. Kevin O'Grady managed to win the case, with complete dismissal of all charges! Given the circumstances, this result is nothing short of miraculous, but clearly a reflection of the considerable skill, experience and depth of knowledge of the law that made this miracle a reality.

DUI case dismissed with prejudices and ALDRO case won!!

Mr. Holcomb managed my case very thoroughly and obtained the best possible results!
I was arrested at a DUI roadblock and from the very beginning he was clear with me - he would fight my case but could not promise any outcome. The first session was free and he provided an overview of how the process would be and somewhat the possibilities that we had for both cases.
During the entire process, he managed to provide me with temporary driving licenses, so that I was able to drive for the entire period. He is highly professional and provide you with sufficient precise information so that you can take certain key decisions on how to move your case forward.
I recommend 100% his services. He is not the cheapest lawyer in town. But if you really want the race, better to drive a Ferrari rather than a Kia!

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