DUI Causing Injury

Serious Charges, Devastating Consequences

Driving under the influence (DUI) accidents, where the drunk driver causes bodily injury to another individual will be vigorously prosecuted in our state. The courts take these legal matters very seriously, and they can often use individuals facing these charges as an example by handing harsh penalties. Drunk drivers can face devastating penalties for DUI when others get hurt, including:

If the driver is charged with a misdemeanor:

  • Up to 5 years of probation
  • 5 days - 1 year in jail
  • $390 - $5000 fine
  • Court ordered DUI program
  • 1 year suspension of driver's license

If the driver is charged with a felony:

  • Up to 4 years of incarceration if one person was injured, more added for additional victims
  • Significantly large fines
  • Court ordered DUI program
  • Up to 4 year suspension of driver's license
  • 1 strike under the state's Three Strikes law

If you have recently been involved in a DUI accident, where there were injuries sustained by other parties, you should remain silent and obtain the services of an exceptionally qualified Santa Clarita DUI attorney immediately. You have the legal right to have representation, and in these types of cases you should not waive this right, or put your fate into the hands of the inexperienced. Your future freedom, livelihood, and driving privileges are at stake and you will have to be proactive in order to try and protect yourself from losing them.

Work with Our DUI Lawyers in Santa Clarita

Our seasoned legal team at Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, LLP has 25 years of experience and is extremely well versed in DUI defense litigation and negotiation. We have dedicated our professional lives to protecting clients' rights and working to help them receive fair treatment throughout every aspect of their proceedings.

We know the laws and procedures used in DUI arrests, prosecution, and defense, as we previously served as law enforcement officials, prosecutors, and public defenders before founding our practice in 1987. We apply knowledge, creativity, and talent to every case we represent, and we are dedicated to zealously advocating your rights and interests in order to achieve a favorable outcome on your behalf.

Contact our firm now for smart legal advice and relentless representation.

We proudly serve clients in Valencia, Saugus, Castaic, Newhall, Canyon Country, and Stevenson Ranch.