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What Are The Consequences of DUI With Injuries?

Consequences of DUI With Injuries

If you have been arrested for DUI, driving under the influence, and injured someone in the process, you are facing felony charges and much more serious penalties.  Whether the injured person was a pedestrian, in another vehicle or in your own car, injuring someone raises the bar on the consequences to be expected.  Penalties can include 90 days to one year in a county jail or even 2 to 3 years in a state prison.  If more than one party is injured as a result of drunk driving, one additional year in state prison can be added to the sentence.  As with any other DUI charge, you have every right to plead not guilty and have a competent Santa Barbara DUI attorney representing you against the charges.

Whenever you have to defend yourself for DUI charges it is important to realize there are more consequences that will affect your life for years to come if you are convicted.  Suspension of your license will create hardships in getting to and from work and other places, your insurance costs will increase, you may even have difficulties finding a job with a DUI on your record.  It is vital to contact the Law Offices of Kenneth Hallum to possibly avoid these consequences.

Experienced DUI Defense Lawyer in Santa Barbara

Attorney Ken Hallum is an aggressive and knowledgeable DUI defense lawyer.  Having been a police officer for 22 years in which he worked a DUI unit and court assignment, he is well versed in this area of the law.  His area of expertise focuses exclusively on driving under the influence defense in California.  Mr. Hallum consistently follows developing case law to ensure  you obtain the very best legal defense strategies available.  He personally will work on your case, preparing it from beginning to end.  He provides an intimate legal relationship with every one of his clients.  Having successfully represented numerous clients for their DUI charges, he is confident he can do the same for you.  Contact him for a free initial consultation.

Need experienced DUI representation for you DUI involving injuries? Contact the Law Offices of Kenneth M. Hallum today!

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About Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Kenneth M. Hallum:
As a DUI defense attorney, Kennnth Hallum is dedicated to an understanding of the art and science of California DUI defense with memberships in the California DUI Lawyers Association, the National College of DUI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the California Public Defenders Association, and the State Bar of California.

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6 Responses to "What Are The Consequences of DUI With Injuries?"

  • DUI Law Guru
    October 14, 2010 - 11:23 am Reply

    This may not be as brutal as manslaughter but it may also bring as much punishment for the person responsible because someone may have gotten hurt. It isn’t only the effects of an accident but mainly the DUI. Have presence of mind and avoid drinking and driving.

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  • Antique Art Queen
    January 18, 2011 - 7:59 am Reply

    Santa Barbara DUI alone is a serious offense and having other people injured takes the severity of the case and penalties notches higher. If you are in such a situation, it would serve you best if you entrust your defense and your future to an experienced DUI attorney.

    ~Elvie

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