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Felony DUI

Felony DUI

Redwood City Felony DUI Lawyer

Shelley Dwyer understands the seriousness of a felony DUI charge in California. It is paramount that you protect yourself with the highest degree of legal defense.

A DUI with injury to the other driver is extremely serious. A Felony DUI charge may be charged. All Bay Area Counties, including San Francisco, prosecute tenaciously. They carry harsher penalties. The District Attorney must prove, however, not only that the driver being charged was intoxicated, but must also prove that the driver was the cause of the injury.

There are many factors and strategies to reduce these penalties, and it will take a great deal of resources and time to build a sound defense strategy. Sometimes it is suggested that the defendant seeks an in-patient alcohol treatment program. Or, perhaps your attorney can get felony charges reduced to a misdemeanor through a plea bargain.

Factors influencing Felony DUI Charges:

  • Manslaughter with Gross Negligence when resulting from criminal negligence
  • Second-Degree Murder when death occurs when driver acted with implied malice
  • Vehicular Homicide when death resulted from ordinary negligence
  • Fourth (4th) DUI Conviction within 10 years.

Regardless of the type of potential Felony DUI you may be facing here in the San Francisco Bay Area, it is paramount that you retain a highly qualified and experienced Redwood City felony DUI attorney.

Contact an Established San Mateo County Felony Drunk Driving Charges Attorney

Regardless if you are from out-of-state, or local to the San Francisco Bay area, it is important to retain the best possible legal representation – someone who makes DUI defense cases a core area of their law practice.

Shelley D. Dwyer does not believe that it should cost you anything to find out what your rights are. She always offers her clients a free initial consultation, either in person or via telephone, so that everyone can have opportunity to talk to an experienced and caring DUI / criminal defense attorney.

If you have been arrested for a DUI anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area or the San Mateo Peninsula, including Palo Alto or anywhere in the state of California, please contact the Law Offices of Shelley D. Dwyer @ 650-367-8500 and schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained herein is intended for informational purposes only. It is not and should not be construed as legal advice. Laws are subject to change at any time, and the information, as displayed on this website, should be verified by a licensed attorney from the State in which you are seeking legal advice.

Shelley D. Dwyer Serves clients throughout northern California and the Bay Area, including the communities of Alameda, Burlingame, Castro Valley, Cupertino, Foster City, Fremont, Half Moon Bay, Hayward, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Millbrae, Milpitas, Mountain View, Oakland, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Pleasanton, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Union City, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County, CA.