Aggravated DUI 2018-02-14T13:58:51+00:00

Aggravated DUI


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Parkerson Santel, PLLC Can Fight for You

As former prosecutors in the local courts, the attorneys at Parkerson Santel, PLLC have seen many cases of aggravated DUI in their careers. Because of the circumstances of the crime, judges are often prepared to hand down a heavy sentence. Everything you can do to prepare the case for trial will improve your chances of a successful outcome, which could include having your charges dropped or reduced to a more manageable penalty. Parkerson Santel, PLLC is a skilled and aggressive law firm and can fight to protect your freedom.

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Penalties for Aggravated DUI

Tennessee law enforcement takes all forms of drunk driving seriously, and the punishments for a first conviction are intended to deter the behavior and prevent a repeat offense. Under certain circumstances, DUIcharges will be increased to felony DUI, and the most serious degree is Aggravated Vehicular Homicide while Driving Intoxicated. It is a Class A felony, which occurs when any of the following conditions are true:

  • You have two or more prior DUI convictions, vehicular assault convictions or a combination of the these
  • You have been convicted of vehicular homicide in the past
  • Your blood alcohol content (BAC) was greater than 0.20% when you committed the vehicular homicide and you had a previous DUI or vehicular assault conviction

Speak to an Aggressive Murfreesboro DUI Lawyer Today!

Aggravated vehicular homicide carries stiff penalties to match the severity of the crime. Individuals charged are threatened with a minimum prison sentence of 15 years, in addition to loss of driving privileges upon release. An aggressive Murfreesboro DUI attorney can review your case to explain the full implications of the allegations you face, and it is important to seek legal counsel before speaking with the prosecution. Being arrested for any form of DUI can be a stressful and embarrassing experience, but if you take effective action now, you may not have to suffer the consequences of being convicted.

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