Newport Beach Felony DUI Defense Lawyer
Fight Your Felony DUI Charges with a Newport Criminal Attorney
Driving while imparied by alcohol or drugs can get a person stopped by
law enforcement and charged wtih DUI. Once a person is charged with DUI,
it may go down as a misdemeanor or felony DUI offense. If it is the person's
first time being arrested for driving under the influence, or if the person
did not cause bodily injury or property damage, he or she will usually
be charged with a misdemeanor DUI.
However, if the person has at least three prior DUI convictions or if the
person caused bodily injury to another person or caused considerable property
damage, it is very likely that the person will be charged with felony
DUI and most likely be facing considerable jail time, heavy fines, and
license suspension. Other situations in which a person may be charged
with a felony DUI are if the DUI driver has a prior felony DUI on his
or her record.
Being charged with a felony DUI is a very serious matter. If you are facing
this charge or if you suspect that you are going to be charged with felony
DUI in Newport Beach, Irvine,
Huntington Beach, or anywhere in Orange County, California, it is imperative that you contact
the Newport Beach criminal defense attorney at the firm as soon as possible.
You will need a skilled and aggressive defense attorney handling your case.
In addition, when another person is injured or dies because you were driving
under the influence and drove in a negligent manner or violated a traffic
law, you may be charged with a felony DUI with injury,
vehicular manslaughter, or second-degree murder, depending on the circumstances of the incident
and your prior criminal history.
Consult with a Newport Beach Felony DUI Defense Attorney
Because a felony DUI is such a serious offense with such devastating consequences,
it is crucial that you engage the services of an attorney well-versed
in California DUI law, procedure, and with the courts that process these
cases. That is why it is strongly urged that you retain the services of
Newport Beach felony DUI defense lawyer Scott D. Hughes. Contact the firm
now to discuss your case in confidence.
Facing a felony DUI?
Contact the Newport Beach felony DUI attorney
at the firm today!