DUIs that are classified as felonies are very serious
In some of our most recent blog posts, we have discussed various points associated with drunk driving charges. Most of these points have had to do with non-felony DUI charges. For some people, such as those who have had previous DUI convictions within the recent past, facing a felony charge is a real possibility.
If you are facing a felony DUI, you are facing very serious charges that can land you in prison, impact your bank account, and force you to deal with social consequences. With all of this in mind, you can certainly tell why it is important for you to build a very strong defense case against the charges.
One thing to consider if you are facing a felony DUI is that if you are convicted, you will be branded as a felon. This can affect your right to vote, possess firearms, and your ability to hold certain jobs.
Another consideration is that the DUI will show as a felony on your criminal record. You will also have a DUI on your driver’s license, which can lead to administrative action like revocation or suspension. You might find that your insurance payments skyrocket if you are charged or convicted of a felony DUI.
Your felony DUI defense has to be strategic. We can help you to build a strategic defense that is based on the unique elements of your case. We can work with experts to call the prosecution’s key evidence into question if that is necessary in your case. This might be something to consider if breath test results are thought to be incorrect. We can even look into the procedures that were used for your case to determine if any of your rights were violated. We will try to unearth anything we can to use for your defense.