Class A1 And Felony DWI

Any charge of drunk driving or impaired driving is serious. If someone is injured or other aggravating factors occur, however, the penalties can ratchet up considerably. When you are faced with repeat or felony DWI, you need the benefit provided by an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney to ensure that you protect your rights and your future.

The Law Office of L. Bryan Smith in Wilmington, North Carolina, has been defending against DWI and felony DWI charges for over 25 years. We will clearly and honestly explain the charges against you, the potential penalties you are facing and how we can help you in your defense.

Aggressive Defense Against Felony DWI Charges

Noted Wilmington criminal defense attorney L. Bryan Smith is knowledgeable about the law and has practical experience regarding your options. If your constitutional rights were violated during your traffic stop, he will be sure to hold police officers accountable. If there are ways to mitigate the penalties associated with a felony DWI conviction, he will pursue those options vigorously.

Charged With A Class A1 DWI?

A relatively new charge, a Class A1 DWI can ultimately result in more time incarcerated than if you were charged with a felony DWI. A conviction for a Class A1 DWI results in a mandatory minimum sentence of 120 days. Anyone convicted of a Class A1 DWI is not eligible for parole. You can receive a Class A1 charge if grossly aggravating factors are alleged.

Grossly aggravating factors include:

  • Having a child in the car
  • Prior DWI
  • Driving on a revoked license

Schedule Your Free Initial Consultation Today

If you have been charged with your second or third DUI or are otherwise facing increased penalties associated with your arrest on suspicion of drunk driving, contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer at the Law Office of L. Bryan Smith by calling 910-338-5559. You can also reach us confidentially online here. There is no time to delay in protecting your rights and your future.