If you have been arrested for a DUI, no matter if it is your first, second, or third offense, DUI Attorney Karren Kenney is here to help. You don’t any time to waste so call Criminal Lawyer and DUI Attorney Karren Kenney now. Watch this video:
In the State of California, most DUI offenses involving alcohol or drugs are considered misdemeanors or “simple DUI.” There are, however, some exceptions to this. If certain “aggravating factors” are present in the case, a felony DUI may result. Some of these “aggravating factors” include:
Sometimes, whether or not a DUI is charged at the felony or the misdemeanor level is at the discretion of the prosecution. However, the prosecution has a tendency to seek the strongest possible penalties and situations involving discretion are relatively rare in any case. If any of the situations above apply to you, then it is likely that your DUI charge will be at the felony level.
Even if you are familiar with the legal proceedings for an “ordinary” misdemeanor-level DUI, do not expect that the procedure for a felony charge will be similar. If you are being charged with felony DUI then it is important to acknowledge that the consequences may be even more life-altering than those you are already dealing with.
Many times those who are charged with felony DUI are struggling with substance abuse. We care about our clients and in addition to seeking the best possible result on your case, we will also work to provide you with the resources to deal with your drinking or drug use. We believe that needing help does not make you a bad person, and that seeking help when you need it is an important life strategy.
Seek help if you need it, and contact our firm today at (855) 505-5588 for your free and confidential consultation with DUI Attorney Karren Kenney. We will work with you to answer all your questions and come up with a comprehensive defense strategy. We serve all of Orange County and surrounding areas.
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