Felony DUI Legal Representation in Scottsdale

Felonies are always charged as “Aggravated DUI” or “Aggravated DWI”.

You can be subject to felony penalties on any DUI charge if (1) you are driving while your driver’s license was restricted, suspended, revoked or canceled; (2) if convicted of a third DUI, with a valid license, within 72 months from the first violation; (3) driving under the influence when an ignition interlock is required; or (4) driving under the influence with a child, under 15 years of age, in your car.

  1. The mandatory minimum penalty is 4 months in PRISON; the maximum term can be 3.75 years in PRISON. Mandatory attendance at alcohol screening with the recommended classes, along with supervised probation requiring monthly visits, probation fees, and urinalysis at any time the probation officer so desires. Additionally, the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) will revoke driving privileges for one (1) year. After reinstatement, there is a separate two (2) year mandatory ignition interlock device requirement, at an additional expense. Mandatory fine, surcharge and assessment is approximately $4700.
  2. Second Offense Felony (a class 4 felony): If convicted of a second felony Aggravated DUI, you will be subject to a mandatory minimum 2.25 years in PRISON along with the other penalties outlined above. The maximum can be 7.5 years in PRISON. Additionally, the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) will revoke driving privileges for one (1) year. After reinstatement, there is a separate two (2) year mandatory ignition interlock device requirement, at an additional expense. Mandatory fine, surcharge and assessment is approximately $4700.
  3. Third Offense Felony (a class 4 felony): If convicted of a third felony Aggravated DUI, you will be subject to a mandatory minimum 6 years in PRISON along with the other penalties outlined above. The maximum can be 15 years in PRISON. Additionally, the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) will revoke driving privileges for one (1) year. After reinstatement, there is a separate two (2) year mandatory ignition interlock device requirement at an additional expense. Mandatory fine, surcharge and assessment is approximately $4700.
  4. This felony DUI involves a DUI where there is a child passenger under 15 years of age in the car.  Even a first offense could result in a minimum sentence of 10 days in jail, with 9 days suspended upon successful completion of mandatory attendance at alcohol screening and alcohol classes. The maximum penalty is 2 years in PRISON. Additionally, the Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) will revoke driving privileges for one (1) year. Can get a restricted ignition interlock device during the revocation period at MVD discretion, at an additional expense. After reinstatement, there is a separate one (1) to two (2) year mandatory ignition interlock device requirement, depending on the blood alcohol level, at an additional expense. Mandatory fine, surcharge and assessment is approximately $4700.

Felony DUI charges are very serious. Robert can help you through the crisis. Robert personally answers his own telephone and he will personally handle your case. Contact Robert A. Dodell, Attorney at Law, directly by email or by calling 480-860-4321 now for a free initial consultation.