Aggravated DUI Defense

Charges of Aggravated DUI in Phoenix Arizona result from driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle, driving under the influence with a suspended license or repeated incidences of DUI within a certain timeframe. These offenses are classified as felonies and carry mandatory prison terms. Felony DUI cases can be extremely complex, so it is essential that you have a lawyer who has experience defending Aggravated DUI and other vehicular crimes. Aaron Black aggressively defends vehicular cases. Many of Aaron’s DUI defense cases result in dismissals, not guilty verdicts, no jail time, or substantially reduced charges.

If you are facing charges of Felony DUI in Arizona, it’s essential to speak with a lawyer who has a clear understanding of the complexities of DUI laws in Maricopa County. Aaron Black focuses on DUI defense and handles each client’s case personally. Though the evidence may seem overwhelmingly against you, Aaron draws from his extensive history of DUI defense to provide the most compelling strategy for your individual case. His knowledge and experience with DUI cases can make all of the difference in the courtroom. Aaron Black possesses the skills and resources required to personally fight your case and defend you against any DUI charges in Arizona.

An Aggravated (Felony) DUI in Arizona under ARS 28-1383 is a serious offense. If you are found Guilty there are “mandatory minimum” sentences. For example, if convicted, you must serve a minimum 4 months in the Arizona Department of Corrections. If on the other hand you are granted probation, it can last up to 10 years. If however this is a first felony conviction and you are not granted probation, you would serve 1 - 3.75 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections. Because of the severity of penalties and potentially life-changing implications of a conviction, Aaron's goal is to keep you out of jail and fight for dismissal of your case.

The following overview of felony DUI penalties in Phoenix Arizona is provided for your information. If you have questions, or if you are in need of DUI defense, please contact or call Aaron Black today for a free consultation at 480-729-1683.

Aggravated Driving Under the Influence “Kid in Car” (Younger than 15) Class 6 Felony

  • Minimum Jail - 10 days jail, but 9 may be suspended
  • Maximum Jail - 2 years in prison **Higher if prior felony convictions**
  • Fines:
$250 Fee
$750 Fine
$630 Surcharge
$1500 Prison Fund 
$1500 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$20 Probation Fee
  • 3 year license revocation
  • Probation up to 10 years if jail sentence
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • Possible community service
  • Up to 10 years probation
  • Monthly probation fees – usually $65/month
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 2 years Ignition Interlock
  • DNA taken
  • Victim Impact Panel
  • Possible Driving Under the Influence Court program
  • Felony on your record

Aggravated DUI Due to License Suspension or Third DUI in 84 Months Class 4 Felony

  • Minimum Jail - 4 months in prison
  • Maximum Jail - 3.75 years in prison **Higher if prior felony convictions**
  • Fines:
$250 Fee
$750 Fine
$630 Surcharge
$1500 Prison Fund 
$1500 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$20 Probation Fee
  • 3 year license revocation
  • Probation up to 10 years if jail sentence
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • Possible community service
  • Up to 10 years probation
  • Monthly probation fees – usually $65/month
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 2 years Ignition Interlock
  • DNA taken
  • Victim Impact Panel
  • Possible Driving Under the Influence Court program
  • Felony on your record 
If you are facing felony Aggravated DUI charges in Maricopa County in Arizona, don’t take chances with your future.  Click here to contact us or call Aaron Black today for a free consultation at 480-729-1683.
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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