Penalties & Punishment for a Felony DUI with injury

If found guilty of a DUI Felony with injury in Los Angeles County you would be facing

  • 16 months to 10 years in a California State Prison facility and a possible consecutive 1-6 year prison sentence, depending on a 1) how many people you injured, and 2) the extent of the injures they suffered as a result of your actions
  • A potential “strike” against your criminal record that would be pursuant to The State of California’s Three Strike Law
  • Financial restitution to all injured parties as a result of your actions
  • Designated as a ”habitual traffic offender” by the California DMV

Additional punishment the judge can ad at his or her discretion

  • Impounding of your vehicle
  • Ignition interlock device (IID) installation in all vehicles registered in your name
  • Community service
  • Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) victim impact panel
  • Mandate that you attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings