Felony DUI Convictions
Dedicated Advocacy from Our Southern California DUI Defense Attorney
An individual arrested and charged with felony DUI requires aggressive defense counsel ready to diligently pursue a favorable outcome. Felony DUI is a very serious criminal charge that can come significant consequences. If charged with a felony DUI it is important to contact a Southern California DUI defense lawyer with extensive experience in this practice area.
At The Law Offices of Paul S. Geller, our law offices can provide defense based on the experiences as a former deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County and knowledge of laws concerning felony DUI and criminal defense. Mr. Geller has completed various DUI law training programs and knows what it takes to secure a favorable outcome for clients facing these charges.
Put your case in professional hands you can trust. Call our offices at (626) 714-3112 to speak to Mr. Geller today.
About Felony DUI
Any DUI offense is a serious crime whether a misdemeanor or felony. For drunk driving to be considered a felony, certain factors in the case must be present.
A drunk driving charge will be considered a felony when:
- A DUI caused injury or fatality to others
- The offender has three or more prior DUI convictions within the past 10 years (multiple DUI)
- There exists one prior felony DUI conviction
Penalties for Felony DUI
Punishment for a DUI felony can carry a sentence of 2-5 years in state prison and an additional 3-6 years if the DUI caused injuries. Other sentencing can include large fines, court-ordered DUI education and rehabilitation programs, a revocation of driving privileges for 5 years, and assignment of the Habitual Traffic Offender Status for 3 years.
Prosecutors must produce evidence beyond a reasonable doubt that a felony DUI crime was committed. Defense attorneys have the right to challenge evidence and can attack arrest procedures and blood alcohol level test results. The Law Offices of Paul S. Geller looks closely at the details of these cases and ensures that, both in and outside the courtroom, these allegations against our clients receive the rigorous scrutiny they deserve.
We are ready to partner with you during this difficult time.