California DUI Laws: Felony and Misdemeanor Offenses (.08% Alcohol or Drugs)
In California, if you are driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or above, or have drugs in your system, you may be charged with a DUI in court. A DUI is a criminal offense which is charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor crime. If you, or someone you care about, have been arrested for drunk driving, it is important to immediately contact a Los Angeles DUI attorney. A misdemeanor charge of DUI, or driving under the influence, is a serious offense which can result in fines, alcohol school, probation, community service, and jail time – even for a first time offense. Afelony DUI chargemay be filed in criminal court as a result ofbodily injury or deathresulting from a traffic collision. This offense carries the possibility of a severe state prison sentence. We understand that a DUI arrest may have devastating results, and we work aggressively to dismiss or reduce all related misdemeanor and felony charges including Possession of Illegal Drugs,Driving on a Suspended License,Hit & Run, and Reckless Driving.