Las Vegas Felony DUI Lawyer
When accused of drinking and driving, there are a number of outcomes that
can result. Each situation may vary, and the charges will differ as well.
Generally speaking, the majority of
DUI charges in the area are misdemeanors. These are punishable by a maximum
of 12 months in county jail and fines. In some situations, DUI may be
charged as a felony and this means that the defendant will face more extreme
penalties. Felony offenses are more serious and may be punishable by a minimum of
1 year in state prison and heavier fines.
Charges and Resulting Penalties
third DUI offense or
DUI causing injury or death are charges which are classified as felony DUI offenses in Nevada. In
the face of these serious criminal charges, it is crucial that you consult
a defense lawyer as soon as you can. Your freedom is on the line, and
acting quickly is the best way to help ensure that your lawyer has the
opportunity to be effective and help you reach the best possible outcome
for your particular case.
DUI causing injury or death may result in a state prison sentence of anywhere
from 2 years to 20 years, depending upon the circumstances. A third DUI
conviction may result in heavy fines, community service and up to 6 years
in prison. Law enforcement officers, prosecutors and judges take felony
DUI charges very seriously and will seek to impose the harshest penalties
Talk to a Las Vegas DUI attorney from my firm!
Only with a Las Vegas DUI lawyer to protect your rights and use the legal
system in your favor do you have any chance of avoiding maximum penalties.
Do not underestimate the difference that the right defense lawyer can
make in the outcome of your case. With my knowledge and experience in
this field along with my dedication to my clients, I have been able to
secure successful outcomes even in the most serious of situations.