Felony DUI (Prior DUI Convictions)
In Jacksonville Florida, the crime of Driving under the Influence (DUI) (DWI), is normally a misdemeanor. However, it can be a felony. Under Florida DUI laws, prior convictions for Driving Under the Influence may be used against a defendant charged with DUI in order to increase the penalties of the offense.
If you have been arrested for your third DUI, or more, the State may upgrade the charge to a third degree felony. It is important to hire an Jacksonville Florida DUI Defense Attorney that has experience with Driving Under the Influence cases to help prevent this from occurring. If you are charged with Felony Driving Under the Influence in Jacksonville, Florida or the surrounding areas, speak with a Jacksonville Florida DUI Lawyer that has successfully defended DUI cases. Contact our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyers by email or by calling 904-685-1200.