Driving under the influence is normally a misdemeanor offense. However, under Arizona DUI law, certain aggravating factors push it up to a serious felony crime:
A conviction for aggravated DUI carries mandatory minimum prison time. Before you make any statements to authorities or submit to any tests, it is critical to get legal advice from an experienced criminal defense lawyer.
The Rosenstein Law Group provides a free initial consultation, and we are available 24/7, serving clients in Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix, and all of Maricopa, Pinal, and Pima counties. Call (480) 248-7666 now.
Your DUI becomes a Class 4 felony if (a) you caused an accident, (b) were driving without a license or (c) have two previous convictions for driving while intoxicated. Punishments include:
If there was a child under 15 in your vehicle at the time of your aggravated DUI arrest, it is a Class 6 felony. You must serve at least the minimum jail time for the underlying DUI offense (10 days for a first offense, 90 days for a second offense, etc.).
Craig Rosenstein applies aggressive and proven defenses for aggravated DUI to avoid prison time or minimize the punishments.
Plea bargains are usually not an option for aggravated DUI. If the prosecutor has a solid case, it may be necessary to go to trial. Craig Rosenstein is a skilled and thoroughly prepared trial attorney who gives a jury compelling reasons to acquit.
Contact Rosenstein Law Group today for a free consultation and honest evaluation of your case and your options. We are available day or night to come to your aid.