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Protect Your Rights After Felony DUI Charges
In most cases, a DUI charge in Maryland is considered a misdemeanor. While any DUI conviction comes with stiff penalties, misdemeanors are not considered a serious black mark on an individual's record. However, there several circumstances where a drunk driving charge is considered more serious. In these cases, the accused driver faces felony penalties, including crippling fines and significant prison time.
If you have been charged with a felony DUI, then we invite you to contact our firm today. All clients who choose Scheuerman Law, LLC can rest assured that every avenue towards a reduction or acquittal will be explored to its fullest extent. With 50 years of combined experience, our Baltimore felony DUI attorney has time and time again secured favorable results for clients and always ensures that their rights are protected and voices are heard.
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When is DUI a Felony in Maryland?
There are five circumstances when DUI is considered a felony in Maryland. In each case, the state assumes that the accused represents a distinct risk to others on the road and should be exposed to felony penalties.
A DUI is considered a felony when:
- The accused is being charged with the third DUI in 10 years.
- The accused caused an accident where others were hurt.
- The accused was caught with a blood alcohol content above 0.20%.
- The accused was caught driving 20 mph (or more) over the speed limit.
- The accused was caught with passengers 14 or younger in the vehicle.
To learn more about your felony DUI charge, what penalties you may be facing, and how our Baltimore felony DUI lawyer can compellingly endeavor to secure a reduction or dismissal on your behalf, contact us today.
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