What Is Aggravated DUI?
In Arizona, an aggravated DUI is a felony, and if you are convicted, you face an automatic minimum of four months in prison. The threat of prison is far more serious than a jail sentence, and it is important to try to lower the charges you face in an effort to minimize the potential consequences.
Aggravated DUI is a charge of driving while under the influence plus an additional factor such as:
- Driving on a suspended license
- Driving with a child under the age of 15
- A third DUI in seven years
Attorney Karl A. Mueller worked on aggravated DUI cases for over five years as an Arizona state prosecutor. He knows the strengths and weaknesses of prosecutors’ cases, and he can respond accordingly.
Creating A Strong Defense
Most aggravated DUI cases involve a suspended driver’s license. In all driver’s license suspension cases, the state must prove proper notification of the suspension. The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) notification process has weaknesses so mistakes are often made.
Having handled hundreds upon hundreds of these cases, Mr. Mueller is a lawyer who understands the MVD processes. With every aggravated DUI case we handle, we attempt to fight charges based on the facts and the law. If we cannot do so, we try to remove the aggravating factor and reduce the charges to a simple DUI. This could be the difference between one day in jail and four months in prison for driving under the influence.
Contact Us For A Free Consultation
A variety of factors can raise a typical drunk driving charge to an aggravated DUI. Our team at The Law Office of Karl A. Mueller, PLC, will explore every option to get you the best possible results in court.
Contact us online today for a free initial consultation regarding your Arizona aggravated DUI. You may also call 602-730-7857. We are available 24/7.