The Penalties Are Even More Severe For Felony DUI

If you are arrested on suspicion of drunk driving a second time within 10 years of being convicted of any DUI offense, you will be charged with felony DUI. Not only will you be facing prison time, heavy fines and alcohol rehabilitation, but having a felony on your record will affect your life in many ways. The appearance of a felony charge on a background check is taken much more seriously than a misdemeanor. Getting a job or applying for school or a loan may be much more difficult with a felony record. You cannot risk your future. You need the help of a Norman, Oklahoma, felony DUI lawyer.

At Nichols Dixon, we understand the impact a felony charge can have. We will work diligently to protect your rights. Drew Nichols former prosecutors. They will use their extensive trial experience as well as their knowledge of the other side of the aisle to create a strong defense in your case.

DUI Defense Lawyers In Norman And Wewoka

A felony DUI comes with much stiffer penalties than a misdemeanor DUI. If you are arrested and charged with felony DUI, you face:

  • Suspension of your driver's license
  • A minimum of one year in prison and up to 20 years, depending on whether it is your second or third DUI offense
  • Fines of up to $5,000
  • Mandatory substance abuse assessment and treatment
  • An ignition interlock device installed on your car for up to eight years, depending on the number of prior offenses, and having your driver's license marked with the notation "DUI conviction"
  • Community service

If you are arrested in Oklahoma on suspicion of DUI, you have only 15 days from the date of your arrest to schedule a hearing with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to defend your driving privileges.

Our attorneys have extensive experience with DUI charges and can handle your DPS hearing as well as your defense in court. We will fight to protect your rights and for the best possible outcome in your case.

Call A Former Assistant District Attorney To Defend Your Rights

You need the knowledge and experience our law firm brings to every case to prevent serious consequences from negatively affecting your life. Call us at 405-217-4118 or send us an email to discuss your situation.