Felony DUI in California


A DUI can be charged as a Felony in California under some circumstances. This is possible if your current DUI charge involves an accident with injury to another person. Your prior record at the time of your current DUI arrest could also result in Felony charges. You could be facing Felony charges from your recent DUI arrest if: 

  1. your current case involves a charge of “DUI causing injury”, 
  2. you have previously been convicted of “vehicular manslaughter” crimes in your lifetime, 
  3. if you have ever been convicted of a previous “felony DUI” in the last ten (10) years or 
  4. you have three (3) or more prior DUI convictions in the past ten (10) years.