Experienced DUI Defense Attorney Serving Clients Throughout Marin County

Novato DUI Lawyer

Novato DUI enforcement is a priority for the Novato Police Department, Marin County Sheriff's Office and California Highway Patrol. These arrests are serious criminal cases which initiate a separate Department of Motor Vehicles driver's license suspension action. For that reason, you should read the information contained in this website and seriously consider hiring an attorney specializing in representing good people who have made a mistake.

Call Robert Tayac if you, a family member or anyone you know has been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Novato or any other Marin County community.

DUI arrests in Marin County initiate two cases. The first DUI case is criminal and will be prosecuted by the Marin County District Attorney's office at the Marin County courthouse in San Rafael. The second DUI case is a DMV license suspension action which will be prosecuted by the California DMV Driver Safety Office located at 1377 Fell Street in San Francisco.

The consequences of a Marin County DUI conviction are severe and may result in a driver's license suspension, probation, mandatory DUI school attendance, fines, and increased insurance premiums. Additional consequence may be imposed if you work in law enforcement, are a fire fighter, nurse, physician or lawyer.

A second offense Marin County DUI conviction will result in jail and mandatory impounding of the driver's car. Although Robert Tayac's goal is to win the Marin County DUI case, as an experienced DUI lawyer he will minimize the impact of a conviction to the full extent possible and ensure the case is properly handled.

California DUI laws are very complex and frequently change. For that reason it is important to hire a specialist Marin County DUI Lawyer. Robert Tayac is a highly experienced attorney who specializes in representing people who have been arrested for driving after drinking in Novato and charged with Marin County DUI.

He has received specialized training from the San Francisco Police Department, California DUI Lawyers' Association, National College of DUI Defense and California Public Defenders' Association. As well, Robert Tayac coauthored the DUI law book, California Drunk Driving Defense.

There simply is no DUI attorney anywhere who will obtain a better result for you in the Marin County DUI criminal case and California DMV license suspension action. Contact our firm today.

Robert Tayac represents people who have been arrested for driving under the influence in the following communities:

Belvedere, Bolinas, Corte Madera, Dillon Beach, Dogtown, Fairfax, Greenbrae, Inverness, Inverness Park, Kentfield, Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, Larkspur, Marin City, Marshall, Mill Valley, Muir Beach, Nicasio, Novato, Olema, Point Reyes Station, Ross, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, San Rafael, Sausalito, Stinson Beach, Tiburon, Tomales, Woodacre.

Why Choose Our Firm?

Attorney Robert Tayac Puts a Long, Decorated Career to Work for You
  • Puts Over 20 Years of Experience Toward Your Case

  • Specialized Education in DUI Defense

  • Has Trained Other Attorneys in San Francisco

  • Former San Francisco Police Officer & Police Inspector

  • Certified by the SFPD on the Intoxilyzer 5000 Testing Device

  • Co-Authored the 4th Edition of California Drunk Driving Defense

  • Boasts a Successful Record Achieving the Best Result for His Clients

  • Takes the Time to Understand You & Your Case

Client Testimonials

  • “His in depth knowledge and expertise within his field, along with deep and lasting relationships with the District Attorneys office and everyone involved are without a doubt unmatched.”


  • “Without Mr Tayac's knowledge and drive to succeed, I most likely would not be able to write this review today.”


  • “I can't imagine things going any less painlessly than you made it for me.”


  • “My family and I cannot thank you enough...”


  • “I think you did a great job and I sincerely appreciate both the work you did and your professionalism.”


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