Under Arizona DUI law, driving under the influence is typically charged as a misdemeanor. However, an aggravated DUI or an extreme DUI can both be charged as a felony. Here are a couple situations that can prompt charges for a felony DUI instead of a misdemeanor DUI:
- There was a child under the age of 15 in the car at the time of the DUI arrest
- Prior DUI convictions on criminal record
- Driver’s license suspended or revoked at the time of their DUI arrest
- Arrested for a DUI after a judge required use of an ignition interlock device
Learn more about different Arizona DUI charges here from a DUI Attorney Arizona.
If you’ve been charged with a felony for driving under the influence in Arizona, Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Charlie Naegle of the Naegle Law Firm can help defend you against those serious charges. Charlie Naegle knows how to negotiate with the prosecution and will fight tirelessly to make sure that your rights are protected in Arizona DUI court.
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