Felony DUI
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303 Potrero Street, Suite 30
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Santa Cruz DUI Attorney

Extreme DUI, Repeat DUI and DUI with Injuries

Santa Cruz DUI Attorney

If you need a felony DUI lawyer in Santa Cruz, call Defense Lawyer John W. Thornton. From his office in Santa Cruz he represents clients throughout Santa Cruz and surrounding communities. With decades of experience as a felony DUI lawyer in Santa Cruz, John W. Thornton knows how to aggressively defend your rights. He has represented thousands of clients in Santa Cruz facing the most serious criminal charges including:

  • Extreme DUI
  • DUI with injuries
  • DUI with property damage
  • Hit-and-run involving DUI
  • Felony DUI with enhancements such as child in the vehicle 
  • Repeat drunk driving arrest

Felony DUI Attorney John W. Thornton may be able to get your charges dismissed or reduced. You can minimize your risk of the most severe penalties for felony DUI if you have a skilled lawyer on your side. 

Call 831-426-5800 for an immediate consultation with a highly-skilled Santa Cruz felony DUI lawyer.

A drunk driving charge is always a serious matter, but the stakes become even higher with a felony DUI charge. Prison time, hefty fines, and a suspended license are real possibilities with a felony DUI conviction in California. If you or your loved one faces a felony DUI charge in Santa Cruz, act quickly to secure experienced legal help. In fact, you must act within ten days of your arrest and request a hearing to have any hope of keeping driving privileges. For this and many other reasons, don't wait to call an experienced Santa Cruz felony DUI lawyer. 

At the office of John W. Thornton, Attorney at Law, we offer more than 30 years of experience defending first time and repeat offenders in Northern California. We know the right steps to develop an effective criminal defense strategy. Our law firm will act quickly to protect you rights while seeking to minimize any potential penalties associated with a felony drinking and driving conviction. Contact our law firm to schedule a free initial consultation with an aggressive Santa Cruz felony DUI lawyer.

Proven Defense Strategies Against Felony DUI Charges in Santa Cruz

Whether you are accused of driving while impaired for the first or fourth time or you have been involved in an accident resulting in injuries, we will develop an aggressive defense strategy. We are the law firm that countless people throughout Santa Cruz have called upon for rigorous criminal defense over the last 30 plus years. We have a reputation for success and we work hard to maintain that reputation.

If law enforcement violated your rights or made any procedural errors, we will fight for a dismissal or reduction in charges. Perhaps the initial stop was illegal. Perhaps the arresting officer did not explain the sobriety test effectively. If there are holes in the case against you, the Constitution is on your side. Contact a felony DUI attorney in Santa Cruz online or call 831-426-5800 or 831-566-4357 to schedule a free initial consultation with Santa Cruz Defense Attorney John W. Thornton.

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