Drivers facing felony DUIs can have hope for their future
July 3, 2015
Being charged with a DUI can be scary and overwhelming. Being charged with a felony DUI can be even more daunting. Felony DUIs result in much more serious penalties than misdemeanor DUIs. With so much at stake, it may be in your best interest to seek professional legal advice regarding your situation.In the state of California, a DUI can be charged as a felony in three major situations. First, drivers may be charged with a felony DUI if they have three prior convictions within a ten-year time period and are currently being charged with their fourth DUI. Next, if a driver has a prior felony DUI conviction, he or she may be charged with a felony DUI if subsequent DUI charges come up. Lastly, a driver can be charged with a felony DUI if he or she was involved in an accident that killed or injured another person.The office of Dale Gribow Attorney at Law has successfully defended numerous people facing felony DUIs. After reviewing the details of your arrest, Attorney Gribow will dig deeper to find out if your rights were violated in any way during the process. For example, law enforcement officials often administer field sobriety tests and chemical tests, such as Breathalyzers, at the scene of an accident to determine the blood alcohol content of the driver.
However, mistakes are common when it comes to the administration of these tests and the maintenance of the equipment used in the testing process. These mistakes can have a huge effect on the accuracy of the test results. With the proper defenses in place, Attorney Gribow may be able to negotiate on your behalf for reduced charges. Even if one has a prior record with multiple offenses in the past, A Palm Springs criminal defense attorney can make a meaningful difference in how matters proceed after an arrest.