DUI Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

As bad as a DUI arrest is, the consequences can be far more serious if you are involved in a DUI accident resulting in serious injury to another person. Before you plead guilty to any DUI charge, you should discuss your situation with an experienced defense attorney.

At the Law Office of Philip R. Nathe, we have a solid understanding of how to mount an effective defense against aggravated DUI charges such as DUI resulting in serious injury to another person. As a former assistant state's attorney for DuPage County with more than 30 years of criminal law experience, Mr. Nathe will work hard to help you obtain the best possible outcome. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Consequences for DUI Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

In Illinois, conviction of a DUI offense resulting in great bodily harm, permanent disability or disfigurement to a passenger, pedestrian or a person in another vehicle is a class four felony, subject to possible imprisonment of one to three years and fines of up to $25,000. Your driver's license would also be suspended for a minimum of two years.

The long-term consequences can be even more serious than the short-term consequences. Criminal background checks are increasingly common in our society. Whether you are applying for a job, college, a loan or seeking to rent an apartment, you may find that your options are far more limited with a felony on your record. As a convicted felon, you would lose the right to vote and the right to serve on a jury. You would also be barred from possessing firearms.

With consequences like these, it only makes sense to discuss your situation with a lawyer as soon as possible.

Charged With Aggravated DUI? Contact Kane County DUI Attorney Philip R. Nathe.

If you are charged with DUI resulting in serious bodily injury, contact Naperville DUI attorney Philip R. Nathe. To schedule a free initial consultation, call 630.364.4621, toll free at 888.583.6197 or simply contact us online.

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