The difference between a misdemeanor DUI and a felony DUI can be confusing. As a misdemeanor DUI is a lesser charge than a felony DUI, many make the mistake of not taking the DUI misdemeanor charge seriously. However, being charged with a DUI is considered a very serious crime in Jacksonville and throughout Florida. A DUI, whether it is a felony or a misdemeanor, can result in very serious short term and lifelong consequences such as fines, imprisonment, difficulties finding and maintaining employment, driver’s license suspension and more.
A DUI in Jacksonville and throughout the State of Florida is considered a misdemeanor if any of the following were included:
• Refusal to take a breath, urine or blood test
• Causing property damage while driving under the influence
• Causing personal injury while driving under the influence
If you are facing the possibility of being charged with a misdemeanor DUI, you need a very experienced Jacksonville DUI lawyer to fight your case. The Lonker Law Group has extensive experience helping people in the Jacksonville area who have been charged with DUIs and has been aggressive in getting the charge lessened or dropped. Contact the Jacksonville DUI lawyer Jacksonville trusts for a free DUI misdemeanor case evaluation today.
Received a DUI in Jacksonville? Educating yourself is critical. Read more about what to do if charged with a DUI in Jacksonville.
|DUI Stops||Types of DUI||Lost Driver’s License||DUI Process|
|• DUI Stops||• DUI Manslaughter||• Driving w/ Suspended License||• DUI Arraignment|
|• Refusing BAC Tests||• First Time DUI||• DHSMV Hearings||• DUI Hearing|
|• Field Sobriety Tests||• Misdemeanor DUI||• DUI Driver’s License Suspension||• DUI Defense|
|• Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)||• Felony DUI|
|Commercial & Boating DUI||DUI Arrests||DUI Penalties||DUI Appeals|
|• BUI||• DUI Arrests||• DUI Penalties||• DUI Appeals|
|• BUI Penalties||• DUI First Appearance|
|• Commercial DUI|