DUI with Injury Charges
DUI Defense Attorney in San Francisco, CA
Drinking and driving is illegal in the state of California as it is throughout the U.S., and there are many various penalties that you will face for a conviction of this criminal charge. There are also many different circumstances that can increase the penalties that you will face for a conviction.
For example, if you are charged with the crime of DUI where an injury was suffered due to your drunk driving, then you will face increased penalties for conviction of this offense. It is essential to your future that you have skilled representation on your side that can help you fight the charges that you face and pursue the results that you need.
Criminal Penalties for DUI with Injury
The crime of DUI is a serious offense that can result in harsh and long-lasting penalties for conviction. One element that will increase your penalties and your charge is if an injury was sustained while you were drinking and driving. Whether you were involved in an accident, a bicycle was hit, or a pedestrian was hit, if an injury was suffered then you could face serious penalties.
If you are charged with a misdemeanor offense, then you will face up to five years of probation, up to one year in jail, up to $5,000 in fines, up to three years suspension of your license, and restitution to all parties. Felony charges will include up to four years in prison, and up to ten years if the victim suffered great bodily injury, you will incur a strike against your record, up to $5,000 in fines, up to five year revocation of your driver's license, and many other penalties.
The crime of DUI with injury is a wobbler in the state of California which means that you could be charged with either a misdemeanor or a felony. Factors that will increase the charge from a misdemeanor to a felony include specifics of your case, and whether or not you have been convicted of a DUI in the past.
Powerful Defense for San Francisco Drunk Driving Charges
At The Law Office of Nors Davidson, we are dedicated to excellent representation for our clients, and you can be sure that we will stand by you and work with you to pursue the results that you need for your future. San Francisco DUI Attorney Nors Davidson has been defending the residents of the Bay Area against serious charges for a number of years, and he can work to provide you with the defense that you need for your future. Our firm cares about our clients, and we work to defend individuals against the various charges that they are facing.
It is crucial that you seek skilled representation in your case as soon as possible. Contact a San Francisco DUI defense attorney from our firm for the assistance that you need today!