A felony DUI conviction is a life-shattering event. Nevada courts take drunk driving very seriously, and they see more than their share of DUI charges, in large part due to the citywide party atmosphere in Las Vegas. No one denies that accidents involving alcohol are devastating and must be avoided, but unfortunately sometimes people get charged with DUI and face heavy consequences when they have actually done very little or even nothing wrong. Our goal at Weiner Law Group is to make sure you do not pay penalties for a crime that you did not commit, no matter how the evidence makes you look.
Definition of Felony DUI
Most first- and second-time DUI offenses are treated as a misdemeanor DUI. A third-time offense or higher, though, is treated as a felony and carries much higher fines and longer prison sentences. Even a first-time DUI may be treated as a felony charge if you were involved in an accident causing injury or death to another person. Avoiding a conviction on these serious felony charges is essential to keeping your future intact which is why you need to hire an experience criminal defense attorney.
Penalties for Felony DUI
If convicted of a felony DUI it’s mandatory prison time of between two and twenty years, A series of treatment programs, therapy sessions, and other requirements will probably follow, and in the end you will be left with a serious offense on your criminal record. As you can see, getting your charges dropped or reduced is worth whatever effort it takes.
How We Help Fight Your DUI
You need a Criminal Defense Attorney that has DUI defense experience in Las Vegas. The ultimate goal of our DUI strategy is to convince the prosecution to drop their case against you. If we can show that their evidence is not sufficient to convict you, the prosecution will negotiate a lower charge carrying lighter penalties or else choose to drop the charges completely.
Even if you can’t see any way out of your DUI case, don’t lose hope. We have seen many cases just like yours and we know how to make the best of your situation. You will be surprised at how even the smallest technicality can turn the case in your direction. Don’t put off calling us because you think things are hopeless, and don’t assume that you can get out of trouble on your own. Let the Las Vegas DUI experts put their experience to work for you.
Call 702-202-0500 or fill out our contact form to discuss your felony DUI charges with us.