Felony DUI Attorney in Colorado Springs
Felony DUI Cases
If you have been arrested for felony DUI, a
Colorado Springs DUI lawyer should be contacted at once for legal assistance with these serious charges. The Law Office of Michael Moran can provide valuable advice regarding the charges you are facing. Attorney Michael Moran is a dedicated criminal defense lawyer who has helped thousands of clients fight felony cases in the state. He knows how to evaluate and dispute evidence, even when chemical test results show a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.
DUIs can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. A felony case typically involves a DUI with injuries, also known as vehicular assault, or vehicular manslaughter, if there was an accident resulting in someone's death. You can also be charged with a DUI felony under the following circumstances: if you have any prior DUI convictions, if there was a minor in the car, if you caused property damage, or other crimes occurred.
Colorado Springs Felony DUI Defense Lawyer
Under state law, you can be charged with driving while ability impaired (DWAI) if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is more than .05% but less than .08%. If your BAC is .08% or greater, you will be charged with DUI. In some situations, you may be charged with both DWAI and DUI.
Felony DUI charges will depend on the circumstances of the case. If you are convicted for felony DUI, there can be harsh penalties including:
- License restriction, suspension or revocation
- Court-ordered alcohol or drug counseling
- Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device
You will also end up with a permanent criminal record that can create many difficulties in life, including restricted job opportunities. By choosing our firm, we can help you fight these serious charges and pursue a better outcome on your behalf.
Contact a Colorado Springs felony DUI lawyer
The Law Office of Michael Moran. We can answer your felony DUI questions and provide competent legal guidance regarding your case.