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Is a DUI considered a felony?

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In many states a DUI is a misdemeanor until the third offense at which time it become a "felony DUI." There are other factors that can make a DUI a felony as well such as if a death occurred in conjunction with the DUI. The article below talks about the specifics of the law.

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No. A straight DUI is a misdemeanor. When someone is injured or killed in a DUI related accident, then it becomes a felony.

In Illinois, a DUI does not become a felony until the third offense.

if it's your third dui then it's considered a felony

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Felony DUI in Ohio is after the 4th offense.

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In Illinois, a DUI becomes a felony upon the third offense.

In Illinois, a DUI will become a felony upon the third offense. It can also be a felony if there were other factors-such as if a child was in the car at the time of the DUI.

Not normally. Felony DUI in the U.S. is normally your 3rd offense.

In California, a DUI does not become a felony until the fourth offense.

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In Texas, a DUI becomes a felony upon the third offense. Up until that point, a regular DUI is a misdemeanor.

In Georgia, a DUI will become a felony on the fourth offense within ten years.A DUI becomes a felony in Georgia after the fourth offense within ten years

In most states, a standard DUI is a misdemeanor offense up until a certain number of repeat offenses.

In Florida, a standard DUI remains a misdemeanor until the third offense within ten years.

In Kentucky, a DUI becomes a felony on the fourth offense. Up until then it is a misdemeanor.

Expunging any felony is next to impossible in Texas if you are found guilty. The same goes for a felony DUI.

In Illinois, a DUI becomes a felony on the third offense. The first two would be misdemeanors.

In Illinois, a DUI becomes a felony on the third offense. Up until then, it is a misdemeanor offense.

In California, a DUI becomes a felony upon the fourth offense if the offender is sentenced to prison.

In Florida, a DUI becomes a felony upon the third offense within ten years.


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