Penalties for Felony DUI
Counsel from an Aggressive Atlanta DUI Defense Lawyer
Most DUI charges are considered misdemeanors in Georgia, but if there have
been numerous repeat offenses, or circumstances are particularly serious,
the offense becomes a felony. Those convicted of felony DUI are vulnerable
to numerous penalties that can change the trajectory of one's life.
That is why it is absolutely necessary to seek informed and aggressive
counsel to combat these charges and secure the best possible outcome.
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Felony DUI Penalties in Georgia
A fourth DUI offense in a ten year span results in a felony charge. Other
circumstances, such as injury, wrongful death, the presence of a minor,
or significant property damage can also turn any DUI offense into a felony.
Many of these penalties are included Official Code of Georgia Annotated
Felony DUI penalties in Georgia include:
- One to five years in prison (minimum of 90 days)
- $1000 to $5000 in fines
- License suspension up to five years
- Five years of probation
- At least 60 days of community service
- Installation of an ignition interlock device
- Alcohol treatment and evaluation
- Mandatory risk reduction course
Additional penalties may apply to your offense depending on its circumstances.
For instance, if other people were killed in your incident, an additional
15 years in prison can be sentenced for every death if a conviction is
reached. For more specific information on what penalties you could be
facing for your felony DUI charge, contact Thomas & Willis, LLC today.
The Atlanta DUI Defense Attorney You Need
Felony DUI penalties are harsh but do not have to be an inevitability.
To reduce or avoid these penalties, proactive action is needed and skilled
and proven counsel should start working on your behalf immediately.
Start this process today. Contact Thomas & Willis, LLC firm for a
free case evaluation now.