DUI Causing Injury
Our Attorneys Protect Your Rights, Reputation, and Freedom After a DUI in Ventura
A DUI in any regard is a serious charge, and its consequences become more severe when others are injured as a result. California allows for DUI causing injury to be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the specific details of the case and the driver’s criminal record. If you have been charged in a DUI that caused serious injuries, contact Wilfert Law P.C. Our lawyers have over ten years of experience defending Ventura drivers and working towards alleviated penalties or even complete dismissal of charges.
Call us today for a free case review of your charge: (805) 324-6777.
Penalties Upon Conviction for DUI Causing Injury
If another driver, bystander, or pedestrian was seriously injured in an accident caused by you while driving under the influence, you are subject to harsher legal repercussions. If your case is charged as a misdemeanor, you will face:
- Up to one year in jail
- Up to $1000 fine
- Up to one year of license suspension
- Three to six months of a drunk driver’s program
If your case is charged as a felony, it will result in:
- Up to three years in jail
- Up to $5000 fine
- Up to three years of license suspension
- Three to six months’ enrollment in a drunk driver’s program
If you have been involved in a DUI accident that led to the severe injury of another person, call Wilfert Law P.C. Our lawyers will carefully evaluate your case in a free initial consultation and begin strategizing an approach for your defense.
Wilfert Law P.C. is available to defend clients in English and Spanish. Contact us today for legal assistance in your native language.
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