For those DUI cases with a very high BAC, anything at or above .20, the prosecutor will file a super extreme DUI charge. People often ask if a super extreme DUI is a felony; the answer is no. A super extreme DUI is a class 1 misdemeanor offense. However, given the inherent danger of operating a vehicle with a high BAC, the punishments for even a first time super extreme DUI charge are far more severe than a regular DUI. If you are charged with a super extreme DUI in Queen Creek, AZ, schedule a free consultation with a qualified Queen Creek super extreme DUI attorney at the Rosenstein Law Group to see how we can help build a comprehensive, smart defense. We are available 24/7 at (480) 248-7666 or you can contact us online.
A super extreme DUI conviction may have severe consequences, including:
If a person is convicted of a super extreme DUI and has previously been convicted of a DUI committed within the last seven years, also referred to as a “second offense super extreme DUI,” then the punishments are increased to include a mandatory minimum 180 days in jail, a one year driver’s license revocation, 24-month ignition interlock device requirement, increased fines and fees, and 30 hours of community service (also called “community restitution”).
Given the harsh penalties of a super extreme DUI, it is important to get to work immediately. Contact a Queen Creek DUI lawyer who knows the ins and outs of DUI defense, including super extreme DUI charges. If your BAC was measured at .20 or higher, the attorneys at the Rosenstein Law Group will work to discredit or invalidate that number. As part of a comprehensive approach, we will look at lab testing procedures and chain of custody, the accuracy of the breathalyzer machine, issues with the blood draw and sample contamination, and the time that lapsed between your arrest, the blood draw, and the blood testing. We also examine your driving behavior, the police stop, field sobriety tests, and arrest procedures to determine whether the police followed proper procedure and whether your rights were violated.
A conviction for super extreme DUI in Cave Creek, AZ, can have lasting consequences beyond jail time, probation, or fines and fees. A super extreme DUI is a permanent criminal conviction on your record. This can cause issues with future employment, housing, insurance, and professional licenses. You want a team of super extreme DUI attorneys with a strong track record when it comes to defending super extreme DUI charges.
Contact the Rosenstein Law Group immediately at (480) 248-7666, day or night, or online to schedule a free initial consultation.