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Felony DUI Put a Skilled and Trial-Proven Attorney in Your Corner

Felony DUI Defense Attorney in Miami

Representing the Accused in Fort Lauderdale & Beyond

While many driving under the influence (DUI) offenses in Florida result in misdemeanor criminal charges, certain drunk driving crimes can lead to felony charges. In such cases, convictions can have much more severe immediate and long-term consequences for alleged offenders. People convicted of a felony DUI not only face lengthy prison sentences and significant fines, but they can also lose their driver’s licenses and experience numerous other hardships as the result of being a convicted felon.

If you were arrested for any kind of alleged felony DUI offense in Fort Lauderdale, it is in your best interest to seek legal representation as soon as possible. The Hoffman Firm aggressively defends clients arrested for drunk driving. You can count on our Miami felony DUI defense attorney to fight for you.

Get help with your case by calling (305) 928-1669 now if you are Miami. If you are in Broward County call 954-737-3004.

When Is DUI a Felony in Florida?

DUI may be charged as a felony offense when an alleged offender has been accused of:

  • A third DUI within 10 years: When a person has two prior DUI convictions (including drunk driving violations in other states), a DUI arrest that occurs within 10 years of a prior arrest can lead to third-degree felony charges.
  • A fourth or subsequent DUI: Most fourth or subsequent DUI arrests are third-degree felonies. Alleged offenders may be able to submit affidavits that prevent the prosecutor from using prior misdemeanor convictions to support a felony DUI conviction under certain circumstances.
  • DUI causing serious bodily injury: If an alleged offender commits a DUI offense and causes or contributes someone’s serious bodily injury, they can be charged with a third-degree felony.
  • DUI manslaughter: When an alleged offender commits a DUI offense and causes or contributes to causing the death of any human being or unborn child, DUI manslaughter is a second-degree felony.

Felony DUI Penalties

Any DUI offense can carry several different punishments. Depending on certain factors, a felony DUI conviction will usually result in the suspension of the alleged offender’s driver’s license, a requirement to attend a DUI School, and a possible requirement to install an ignition interlock device (IIDs) on all the accused’s vehicles.

Generally, the maximum sentences a court can impose for felony DUI convictions are as follows, depending on the specific classification of the alleged offense:

  • Third-degree felony: Up to five years in prison and/or fine of up to $5,000
  • Second-degree felony: Up to 15 years in prison and/or fine of up to $10,000
  • First-degree felony: Up to 30 years in prison and/or fine of up to $10,000

Consult with Our Miami Felony DUI Defense Attorney

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and are unsure if your offense is a misdemeanor or a felony, you need a knowledgeable attorney to help sort out your matter and guide you through the legal system. Attorney Evan Hoffman of The Hoffman Firm has successfully represented clients charged with felony DUI throughout the region.

Call (305) 928-1669 if you are in Miami, 954-737-3004 if you are in Broward County or contact us online for a free consultation about your case.

Why Should You Choose The Hoffman Firm?

Here Are Six Reasons
  • Client-Focused Representation

    Our Firm is dedicated to client satisfaction. We are available 24/7 to help those in need.

  • Decades of Experience

    Attorney Evan Hoffman has over two decades of experience fighting for the accused.

  • Premier Criminal Defense Firm

    Experienced Attorney Evan Hoffman has handled some of the most high profile and complex cases.

  • Proven Track Record

    Client satisfaction is our top priority. At The Hoffman Firm we take great pride in our success and case victories.

  • Florida Former State Prosecutor

    Attorney Evan Hoffman has extensive knowledge of the strategies used by prosecutors throughout Florida.

  • Free Initial Consultation

    We offer free initial consultations to ensure that we have your best interests in mind.

Hear it From Our Clients

Read What Past Clients Had to Say
  • “As busy as he is, I was always able to get a hold of him. He provided me his personal cell phone and I was always able to text him if I had any questions.”

    - John
  • “Evan was able to get all my charges dismissed and now 6 months after the worst mistake of my life (getting arrested), Evan was able to give me my life back.”

    - Stacy
  • “I cannot say enough great things about Evan and his staff. He helped me and he will help you too. Call Evan if you are ever in legal trouble.”

    - Armando
  • “I know that I am grateful for all of Evan's hard work and can without a doubt recommend him to my friends, family and all of those out there on the world wide web.”

    - Joshua
  • “If anyone is ever arrested or even under investigation, I can assure you the only person you need to call is EVAN!”

    - John
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Record Of Success

Aggressive DUI Defense
  • Not Guilty Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

    After conducting discovery and taking depositions, we went to a jury trial and after 20 minutes, the jury returned a not guilty verdict.

  • Not Guilty Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

    Mr. Hoffman successfully convinced a jury that his client was Not Guilty. The jury deliberated for less than 10 minutes before pronouncing the client Not Guilty.

  • Not Guilty Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

    Mr. Hoffman went to a jury trial and after less than 20 minutes of deliberation, the client was found Not Guilty.

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