David Cantor explains the Aggravated DUI charge with Kids in the car:
This is the lowest level of felony Aggravated DUI in Arizona, a class 6 felony. The Aggravated DUI charge is not predicated on specific blood alcohol content (BAC) but moreover focused on aggravated factors like driving drunk with kids under 15 in the car with you. Depending on the severity of the offense, the prosecutors could add endangerment or abuse charges in addition to the felony DUI charge.
The penalty for an Aggravated DUI with kids in the car can be whatever the misdemeanor DUI penalties are plus supervised felony probation and you will have a felony on your record.
Its very important to hire an Arizona DUI lawyer and get that charge knocked down to a misdemeanor DUI charge. If this applies to you and would like to speak with a lawyer, please call our offices at (602) 307-0808 to schedule a free consultation. You can also send us a confidential email as well.