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Joliet Aggravated Felony DUI Attorney

Committed to Defending Aggravated Felony DUI's in Joliet

In Illinois, an aggravated DUI carries significant consequences, including mandatory jail time for those who are convicted of felonies. Aggravated DUI charges can range from Class 4 felonies to Class X felonies. The felony classification depends on your criminal history and the specific facts of your case. To successfully defend against felony DUI charges, you need to hire an experienced Joliet DUI lawyer immediately.

Aggravated Felony DUI Charges

Any of the following can make your DUI arrest a felony in Illinois:

  • Two prior DUI convictions - A third DUI will result in Class 2 felony charges, and in addition to a potential jail sentence of between three and seven years, your driver's license may be revoked for at least 10 years. A fourth DUI is also a Class 2 felony, and you may face a lifetime driver's license revocation. A fifth DUI is a Class 1 felony, and you could face a sentence of between four and 15 years in jail. A sixth DUI or any subsequent DUI offense is a Class X felony, and you may be sentenced to six to 30 years.
  • Accident with great bodily harm or disability - In these cases, you may face Class 4 felony charges. You could be sentenced to between one and three years in jail, and your license may be revoked for a minimum of two years.
  • Your license was suspended or revoked, or you did not have a valid license - You may face Class 4 felony charges in these situations.
  • A prior conviction for reckless homicide - A DUI charge after this type of conviction is a Class 3 felony, and you could face a sentence of two to five years.
  • No insurance on your vehicle - This is a Class 4 felony.
  • DUI in a school zone - If this type of violation occurred in a school zone and resulted in an accident that caused someone to suffer a bodily injury, Class 4 felony charges may apply.

Contact Our Will County Aggravated DUI Defense Attorney

Aggravated felony DUI cases are difficult to defend against, and they have very high stakes, with penalties that could affect you for the rest of your life. When you work with the Law Offices of Jack L. Zaremba, P.C., our #1 goal is to keep you out of jail. Our Joliet DUI defense lawyer can provide the guidance and representation you need if you are facing felony DUI charges. Call us 24/7 at 815-740-4025 or contact us online to set up a free consultation and get the defense you need.

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