What Are the Differences between a Misdemeanor DUI and Felony DUI?

DUI is a crime, even if no one was hurt. If you’re found guilty of driving under the influence, you face repercussions. However, the severity of your infraction will determine exactly what happens in your case. There are two types of DUIs in California: misdemeanor DUIs and felony DUIs. Most of the time, DUIs are misdemeanor crimes. However, felony charges do happen. What’s the difference, and which will you be charged with? It Depends on Your Situation The difference between being charged with misdemeanor DUI and felony DUI in California is largely based on the specifics of [...]

San Diego DUI Penalties

Whether it’s your first offense or your third, the penalties for DUI in California are steep, and they’re only going to become harsher as time goes on. Understanding the penalties for DUI is important for all California residents. First Offense If it’s your first DUI, you might expect the penalties to be lighter, and they are (in comparison to penalties for a second or third offense). However, even penalties for a first-time offender in San Diego are quite stiff. For instance, you will be fined around $2,200 in penalties and fees, with possible public work service for a[...]