Phoenix DUI with Underage Passenger Attorney
Aggravated DUI: Underage Passenger
At The Phoenix Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson, we are serious about DUI defense. As an experienced drunk driving defense attorney, Joshua Davidson has been involved in numerous DUI cases and emphasizes his DUI practice in order to better serve clients charged with DUI throughout Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Mesa and Tempe. Because of the complexity of DUI and Aggravated DUI charges, it is strongly recommend that you contact our Phoenix Law Firm for representation. By doing so, you take an important step in making sure your rights are protected.
Your freedom and your rights are so important. Without your ability to drive, could you still get to your place of work? Would your quality of life be the same? You might be able to make adjustments and changes, but if you are accustomed to being able to use your car to take you wherever you want to go, you could be facing huge changes in your life. If you are facing an Aggravated DUI charge, you can also expect a minimum jail sentence if you are convicted. Could you keep your job if you had to miss 30 days of work due to incarceration? What if it were 180 days? The chances are that you would lose your financial stability. That is why it is vital that you fight for those basic rights by contacting Joshua S. Davidson to represent you.
DUI charges are elevated to Aggravated DUI status when three different things occur:
- If you have two prior DUI convictions within a seven year period on top of a new DUI charge.
- If you are charged with DUI while having a suspended, restricted or revoked license
- If you are charged with DUI while having a person under 15 years of age in your vehicle .
On this page Aggravated DUI charges that occur as the result of having an underage passenger in your car will be discussed. Considered to be a class 6 felony, the consequences of an Aggravated DUI are extremely severe.
If convicted of Aggravated DUI in Phoenix, you face the following penalties:
- Up to 2 years in the Arizona state prison
- Fines reaching up to $ 150,000
- Probation for a maximum term of 5 years
- 3 year License Revocation
- Mandatory Ignition Interlock on your vehicle
- Forfeiture of your vehicle
Aggravated DUI Defense Lawyer Joshua S. Davidson
Because of his time as a Phoenix DUI prosecutor, Joshua S. Davidson has a significant advantage over other DUI attorneys. As your Phoenix DUI defense Attorney, he will bring to your Aggravated DUI case a multi-faceted point of view that will enable him to see all sides of your case, helping him come up with a more effective defense strategy. His goal as your defense lawyer is to get your case dismissed entirely. Sometimes, the best strategy involves challenging the aggravating factor in your DUI, so you wont suffer these much harsher penalties. By having your aggravated DUI dropped to a simple DUI you will face potentially less jail time, smaller fine amounts, avoid having a felony placed on your record, and an overall reduction in penalties if convicted.
If you or someone you know would like to discuss your Aggravated DUI charges with an experienced Lawyer, contact Phoenix DUI Defense Attorney Joshua S. Davidson today!