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Felony DUI Attorneys in Baltimore

Our Dedicated DUI Attorneys Can Protect Your Rights

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 The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC can rest assured that every avenue towards a reduction or acquittal will be explored to its fullest extent. With over 25 years of combined experience, our legal team has time and time again secured favorable results for clients and always ensures that their rights are protected and voices are heard.

Want to start exploring your defense options? Contact our firm today.

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 firm can compellingly endeavor to secure a reduction or dismissal on your behalf, contact us today.

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Happy Clients

  • Excellent results - Highly recommended - would use again

    “Mark Scheuerman represented me for a traffic violation in Harford County. Facing 5 points, a large fine, plus living over 100 miles away from the incident court, I decided to hire an attorney to represent me. The cost of Mark's representation more than offset what I would have paid for increased auto insurance premiums for the years to come. Despite Harford being one of the toughest courts on traffic violations and a previous conviction on my record, Mark was able to get me probation before judgment (PBJ), which means zero points! My fine was also significantly reduced. Another huge plus was I didn't even need to attend my trial which prevented missing a full day off work and 200+ mile round trip. If I get another traffic violation in the Baltimore area I will definitely be calling again. Thanks.”

    Neal V.

  • Professional, Compassionate and an Extremely Excellent Attorney!

    “I was arrested on a Friday night and I called Mark on Saturday morning. Mark met with me that afternoon. Throughout the MVA hearing and my trial, Mark was professional, caring and compassionate. I was facing multiple traffic violations and a 2nd DUI. Needless to say, I was scared and my future uncertain. Mark explained to me what I had to do to prepare and how he would proceed with my case. Mark always made me feel like we were on this journey together. I never felt alone. At the MVA hearing, Mark saved my license and at my trial, Mark saved my life! Mark's representation of my case was so well presented the judge reduced my charge to a PPJ with no points on my driving record. I am still in amazement what Mark was able to accomplish. Mark truly cares about his clients. He is not only an excellent attorney but a wonderful caring person. I highly recommend Mark and will utilize his law firm again should the need ever arise.”

    Jim

  • Phenomenal Lawyer that produces the best results for his clients. Worth every penny!

    “Mark Scheurman is one of the best lawyers to have in your corner in tough situations. He wants the best for his clients and produces great results. Under his representation, he always assured me that I was in good hands no matter how much I worried. He listened to me kept me well informed of my rights and options. Long story short I was given 13 citations by a cop after my car was crashed into the sidewalk even though I was not the driver. The citations alone were enough to revoke my license and included $1,300 worth of fines; furthermore, 2 of the citations carried a jail sentence up to 2 months each. I have never been in trouble before and never experienced any of this, but Mark handled everything. The day before court he called and told me he convinced the prosecutor to dismiss all13 citations because she did not have enough evidence to prove I was the driver and the only thing I had to was show up to court. Next thing I know, in court, the prosecutor dismissed every single citation as well as all the fines and I left with a clear record and not having to pay a penny. I'm so grateful for Mark because he really saved me from a bad situation that I was ready to plead guilty to even though I didn't do it because I was scared of the consequences if I didn't win. But he told me he would never let me plead guilty to something I didn't do and he handled it. He really is a blessing and I' m thankful for him and his representation. He knows the law and has a real passion for helping his clients. Thanks again Mark!!!!!! You are greatly appreciated.”

    Courtney

  • Mark was extremely helpful

    “Mark was extremely helpful with my traffic court case. He was thorough and professional, and the end result was what I needed. He made sure I was involved throughout the whole process. I would not hesitate to recommend him.”

    Bryan E.

  • I love this company

    “Mr. Mark Scheuerman is a great, great lawyer. Knows his stuff, & knows how's he is going to get it. Very hard working man for every single one of his clients & he's got a lifetime one in me. Thank you Mr. Mark!”

    Devonte P