While the majority of DUI-related crimes will be prosecuted as misdemeanors, there are some circumstances when they will be considered felonies. When aggravating factors are present, such as an extremely high BAL or a minor child in the vehicle, even a first time offense can be prosecuted as a felony.
At Calvo & Calvo, our experienced Fort Myers DUI defense attorneys are more than prepared to take on your case and fight your charges. We have numerous years of insight and experience and have been given top ratings from Super Lawyers and Avvo. When you come to us, you can be confident that your case is not only in capable, but passionate hands. You will only have 10 days to request an administrative hearing to get your license reinstated, so do not delay in contacting our firm!
In Florida, even a second DUI offense will typically be considered a misdemeanor. Again, if there are aggravating factors, such as a BAL of 0.15% or higher, the penalties and consequences will increase, with the potential of felony prosecution.
A DUI offense will be considered a felony if:
If any of these factors were involved in your case or you are being accused of such a crime, make sure you obtain legal counsel right away. Our firm understands how to build a strong defense against these types of charges and can utilize our experience to fight for your freedom!
The good news is that you don't have to go through this time alone. Attorney Jose Calvo is a former prosecutor and attorney Katheryn Calvo is a Board Certified criminal trial expert. Together, our team has successfully challenged countless DUI cases in the Fort Myers area and can do the same for you. Let us fight to get your charges reduced, dismissed, or dropped!
Do not wait; start fighting your felony DUI charges today by contacting Calvo & Calvo.