Patrick J. Silva

Silva & Silva

​Attorneys at Law

 *   18 Years of Top Level DUI Experience!
*   I Teach Other Lawyers DUI Defense!
*   Well Known & Respected in the Courts!

Who do you want as your Attorney? The Master or the student? Patrick Silva has 18 years of DUI experience, he has been published in DUI reference books, he has spoken in front of 100's of attorneys at conferences, taught classes to Lawyers on his secrets and strategies, and has a nationally listened to podcast dedicated to teaching other DUI Lawyers How To Win.

 Inland Empire   909-888-7992      Redlands 909-798-1500      Riverside 951-779-1362       

What is Optokinetics?

Military Diversion

When I am off my probation am I still subjected to the zero tolerance laws?

Can I still get a license in California if I have gotten a DUI in another state?

Did the officer give me the eye test correctly?

What is a refusal and can the DMV take away my license?

What are your thoughts if my blood test results came back high?

When does a DUI come off my DMV record?

I have a DMV hearing to contest a DUI with the DMV Hearing Officer. Why is this legal?

History on the field sobriety test?

Demonstration of eye test and what can go wrong

How do I beat my first DUI if my blood came back at a .13?

Do I have to retake an alcohol program if I have already completed one for the same offense in another state?

How exactly do they test my blood?

Can someone get a DUI with no chemical test?

Can I lose my RN license because of a DUI?

Were my Miranda rights violated?

How can I get a police report for my DUI accident?

Was it right for the officer to make me do the Field Sobriety Test in heels?

What is the partition ratio?

What happens when my officer does not show up for my DMV hearing three times?

Will blowing harder because the cop told me to affect the reading on my breath test?

Are the allowed to add on a Hit and Run charge to my DUI?

Can I get a DUI after an accident even if I wasn't the driver?

Old Success Story

Blowing into a breath machine

Will I have to put a breathalyzer on my car?

How do I beat a DMV APS hearing?

What does a letter from the DMV saying they will no longer be continuing with my hearing?

How can I beat my out of state prior for the DUI case I just received?

Does being female affect the accuracy of the breath machine?

If I have a prior wet and reckless and I recently just got arrested for a DUI, will this be counted as a first or second?

How do I get my license back?

Can I suspend my jail sentence?

How long does beer last in your system?

What are the margins of error for the breathalyzer?

Will my DUI be treated as a first or second if I have already gotten a DUI as a minor?

Can I get deported for a DUI?

How long do I have to wait to apply for naturalization if I have been convicted for a DUI?

Did I Have To Blow Into The Road Side Breath Machine?

What are my first steps after being released from being arrested for a DUI?

Prosecutorial Misconduct Series

How do I set up my DUI hearing?

Can the cops tie me down and take my blood?

What happens to someone underage that gets a DUI?

How do I find out my actual blood alcohol level?

How can the DMV take away my license if I was never prosecuted?

What does the cop look for in the one legged stand test?

If I got a Dui with a Class C license, am I able to obtain a Class B license?

Did I have to take the road side breath test?

What do I do if I missed my 10 days to request a DMV hearing?

I did not get an option for a blood or breath test,was that wrong?

Success Story

What do I do if I didn't complete my class in the allotted time the judge gave me?

Can I still get a license in California if I have gotten a DUI in another state?

Will an out of state prior affect me in California?

Can I get a DUI for taking Anti-depressants?

Additional information on how to beat the DMV

Can I terminate my probation early and get an expungement?

Is there anything the officer can do that will make my breath test read higher?

How do I get my license back if I have won my DMV hearing through a set aside?

Why am I charged with two things on my ticket?

What is NHTSA?

Success Story Felony DUI

Can the judge deny my request to expunge my record?

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Can I be arrested for a DUI if I was a passenger?

How is a DUI a felony in California?

Can I reduce a felony DUI to a misdemeanor?

Can I lose my license for a felony hit and run?

Should I go or should I not go to trial?

What is a DRE?

What will happen to my DMV case?

How does a breathalyzer on a car work?

Can I transfer my DUI to my home state?

Does the officer have to read me my Miranda rights?

What is a Motion Limine?

Will the DMV reinstate my driver's license as soon as I enroll in a SB38 Program?

Playing To Win

Does the officer have to read me my Miranda rights?

What do I do if I missed my date to surrender?

Did I do the finger test correctly?

How the dash camera can help you case study

Can I be arrested for a DUI but the CHP officer left before the results were in?

What is the First Thing I Need to do After I Have Been Arrested for a DUI?

Do I have to put a breathalyzer on my car for first time DUI?

Can I lose my truck driving license?

What a micro-burp can do to your breath test?

Can I be charged with a DUI felony if I blew only a .07?

Why are there two charges on my DUI ticket?

I was wondering if there is a way to stay out of jail?

Ignition interlock on a vehicle

I have my third violation on probation, what is going to happen?

What is the difference between probable cause and reasonable suspicion?

Can I get my license back after being terminated from a SB-38 class?

How do I know if I passed the one legged stand test?

If my court date has been rescheduled for a later date. What can I infer from that?

What will happen if I was late installing my ignition interlock?

Who is Patrick Silva Dui Specialist?

Can someone call 911 and say I was driving bad off roading.

Will I face jail time for a DUI in California?

Explanation of the blood vial and what could go wrong with it

Can a past dry reckless cause my DUI to be charged as a second?

What can a officer testify in court for DUI drug?

How do the breath machines on the side of the road work?

Can I withdraw my guilty plea after I have already plead guilty?

Why did I get a bill from the CHP?

Can I transfer my DUI to my home state?

Did I have to blow into the roadside breath test?

Am I required to do the field sobriety test?

I got a fourth DUI, what are the penalties?

Where can I find my DMV school records of completion?

How long does an ignition interlock from a second DUI stay on your car?

Will my driver's license be suspended if I blew a .06?

Is there a statue of limitations for not completing a DUI program?