Fresno Aggravated DUI Attorneys
Experienced Aggravated DUI Lawyers Serving Fresno County, CA
Aggravated DUI is a serious criminal charge that can result in severe penalties. If you are facing these charges, you need an experienced attorney on your side. At Schweitzer & Davidian, our criminal defense lawyers have the knowledge and skill to help you fight your charges. We understand the complexities of the law and can help you navigate the legal process. Our team will work tirelessly to protect your rights and fight for your freedom.
What Is Aggravated DUI?
Aggravated DUI is a more serious form of DUI. It is charged when a person is accused of driving under the influence and has one or more aggravating factors. These factors can include:
- Having a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .15% or higher
- Driving with a minor in the vehicle
- Driving on a suspended or revoked license
- Having multiple DUI convictions within a certain period of time
- Causing an accident that results in serious bodily injury or death
Aggravated DUI is a felony offense, which means it carries more severe penalties than a misdemeanor DUI. If you are facing these charges, you need to take them seriously. Reach out to our team right away to learn how we can help you.
What Are the Penalties for Aggravated DUI?
Aggravated DUI is a felony offense in California. If you are convicted, you could face the following penalties:
- Up to 3 years in state prison
- Up to $5,000 in fines
- Up to 10 years of probation
- Driver’s license suspension
- Required installation of an ignition interlock device
- Required completion of a DUI education program
- Restitution to the victim
- Community service
- Vehicle impoundment
These are just the criminal penalties. You may also face other consequences, such as increased insurance rates and difficulty finding employment. That is why it is so important to have an experienced attorney on your side. At Schweitzer & Davidian, we will fight to protect your rights and your future.
How Can a Lawyer Help Me Fight Aggravated DUI Charges?
Being charged with aggravated DUI can be overwhelming. You may be unsure of what to do next. That is where we come in. At Schweitzer & Davidian, we have the knowledge and skill to help you fight your charges. We will conduct a thorough investigation into your case and gather all available evidence. We will also review the police report and any other relevant documents. If we find any inconsistencies or errors, we will use them to build a strong defense on your behalf. Our team will also interview any witnesses and work to get their statements. We will also negotiate with the prosecution to try to get your charges reduced or dismissed. If necessary, we will not hesitate to take your case to trial. Our Fresno aggravated DUI attorneys will be there for you every step of the way and will fight to protect your rights.
How Long Do You Go to Jail for Aggravated DUI?
If you are convicted of aggravated DUI, you could face up to 3 years in state prison. However, the exact length of your sentence will depend on the specific circumstances of your case. For example, if you caused an accident that resulted in serious bodily injury or death, you could face a longer sentence. That is why it is so important to have an experienced attorney on your side. At Schweitzer & Davidian, we will fight to protect your rights and your freedom.
How Long Does an Aggravated DUI Stay on Your Record?
In California, an aggravated DUI conviction will stay on your record for 10 years. However, if you are convicted of a subsequent DUI offense within that 10-year period, the conviction will remain on your record for 20 years. That is why it is so important to fight your charges. We will work tirelessly to get your charges reduced or dismissed. If that is not possible, we will fight to get you the best possible outcome.
Can You Get a DUI Expunged in California?
Yes, you can get a DUI expunged in California. An expungement is a legal process that allows you to have your conviction dismissed. Once your conviction is dismissed, you will no longer be considered “guilty” of the offense. However, it is important to note that an expungement will not erase your conviction from your record. Instead, it will show that your conviction was dismissed. If you are facing DUI charges, you need to speak to an experienced attorney as soon as possible. At Schweitzer & Davidian, our experienced Fresno aggravated DUI lawyers will review your case and help you understand your legal options. Our team will fight to protect your rights and your future.
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