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Felony DUI Penalties & Information

Aggravated DUI (Felony)

There are 3 ways to get a felony Aggravated DUI in Arizona:

  1. This is your third DUI offense of any kind within 7 years.
  2. You were driving impaired (at any BAC level) while your driver’s license was suspended, canceled, revoked, refused or on restriction.
  3. You were driving impaired (at any BAC level) while a person under 15 years old is in the vehicle with you.

If you received a felony DUI because of either (2) or (3) above, penalties include:

  • One or more days in jail and up to 4 months in prison
  • Fines, surcharges, jail fees, DPS assessments, prison fund fees and other miscellaneous court fees of approximately $2,000 or more
  • Suspension of your driver’s license for at least one year
  • Use of an interlock ignition device for at least one year after reinstatement
  • Substance abuse screening followed by the recommended counseling
  • Attendance at a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (“MADD”) Victim Impact Panel
  • Probation for up to 10 years
  • Attendance at traffic survival school because you have attained 8 points on your driver’s record
  • Possible impoundment of vehicle
  • Possible court order to perform community restitution
  • Possible court order for community supervision

Legal Jargon: A.R.S. § 28-1383.A.1; A.R.S. § 28-1383.A.3

If you received a felony DUI because it is your third DUI offense within 7 years, penalties include:

  • A minimum of 4 months in prison and a maximum of 2.5 years in prison
  • $750 fine with surcharges, jail fees, $250 assessment, $1500 prison fund assessment, $1500 DPS fees and other miscellaneous fees and charges
  • Revocation of your driver license for at least one year (may apply SIIRDL after 90 days)
  • Use of an interlock ignition device for at least 12 months
  • Substance abuse screening followed by recommended counseling
  • Possible attendance at a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (“MADD”) Victim Impact Panel
  • Probation for up to 10 years
  • Attendance at traffic survival school because you have attained 8 points on your driver’s record
  • Possible court order to perform community restitution
  • Possible court order for community supervision

Legal Jargon: A.R.S. § 28-1383.A.2

A conviction for Aggravated DUI can have serious repercussions. The experienced DUI defense attorneys at Oracle Law Group Office have had great results defending Aggravated DUI cases in Arizona. If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony DUI, contact our offices today. 480-704-0777