Driving under the influence in Fresno can result in severe penalties that include, but are not limited to license suspensions, hefty fines and jail time. If you find yourself arrested as a multiple DUI offender, you may be charged with a felony DUI. Even if you are a first time DUI offender, but you cause an injury due to the drunk driving, you will be charged with a felony DUI.
Under California’s Vehicle Code Section 23153 “Any person who, while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, or under the combined influence of intoxicating liquor and any drug, drives a vehicle and when so driving does any act forbidden by law or neglects any duty imposed by law in the driving of such vehicle, which act or neglect proximately causes bodily injury to any person other than himself, is guilty of a felony.”
If you have recently been arrested for a felony DUI in Fresno, you should hire a reputable Fresno Drunk Driving Attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable in felony DUIs. Without an educated DUI lawyer by your side, you may be facing multiple penalties that may include jail time; contact us today to find out how we can help you!