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Q: Can I be charged a felony on a charge that city convicted me on dui 1 other?

I was charged dui 1 both times, I've been working on that part of my charges, can I also be charged seperately though prosecuted for a felony for that same arrest. It was dui other both times, and same sentence for both. Now fearful of felony

charge on the same arrest that I'm dealing with thru the city? Is this possible

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Steven Scharboneau
Steven Scharboneau
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Anthem, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: The answer is it depends. Generally speaking, it isn't uncommon for DUI charges to start off as a misdemeanor and then be referred up to county for felony prosecution. I've seen this happen plenty of times before. It really will depend on the fats of your case and the way they charged it. There are many more nuances to navigating this, and contacting an Arizona criminal defense attorney to discuss your case is your best bet at this point. Most criminal defense attorneys--myself included--will take a phone call to discuss your case free of charge. You will get a more precise understanding this way.

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