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If you are charged with DUI causing Death or serious injury, you need to contact the DUI attorneys at Krupp law Offices PC.  Our DUI defense attorneys can answer your questions with straight talk and honest advice about your DUI arrest for a reasonable fee.  Considering the potential penalties for a DUI causing death or serious impairment, it is extremely important to retain our experienced DUI defense attorneys.  Call today!

To be convicted of DUI causing Death or serious impairment, the prosecutor must prove the following: (1) that the defendant was operating a motor vehicle, (2) that the defendant was operating a vehicle on a highway or other place open to the public or generally accessible to motor vehicles, (3) that the defendant was operating the vehicle in the county where the charges are pending, (4) the Defendant was intoxicated, and (5) death or serious impairment of a victim.

DRUNK DRIVING CAUSING DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY (First offense)

OWI/OWVI/OWPD/DWLS causing death/serious injury (felony)
Death-Up to 15 years imprisonment OR $2,500 to $10,000 fine, or both.
Injury-Up to five years imprisonment OR $1,000 to $5,000 fine, or both.
Emergency Responder Death-Up to 20 years imprisonment OR $2,500 to $10,000 fine, or both
Driver license denial/revocation for a minimum of one year.
License plate confiscation.
Vehicle immobilization up to 180 days unless forfeited.
Possible vehicle forfeiture.
$1,000 Driver Responsibility Fee for two consecutive years.

DRUNK DRIVING CAUSING DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY -Second offense (any prior crime within seven years):

OWI/OWVI/OWPD/DWLS causing death/serious injury (felony)
Death-Up to 15 years imprisonment OR $2,500 to $10,000 fine, or both.
Injury-Up to five years imprisonment OR $1,000 to $5,000 fine, or both.
Emergency Responder Death-Up to 20 years imprisonment OR $2,500 to $10,000 fine, or both.
Driver license denial/revocation for a minimum of five years.
License plate confiscation.
Vehicle immobilization 90 to 180 days unless vehicle is forfeited.
Possible vehicle forfeiture.
$1000 Driver Responsibility Fee for two consecutive years.

When you need a Grand Rapids Criminal Defense Attorney, remember to call Krupp Law Offices PC for fast honest advice about your criminal problems and get honest advice about your options.  Krupp Law Offices represents clients in cases throughout West Michigan, including the cities of Grand Rapids, Big Rapids, Ionia,  Grand Haven, Stanton, Greenville, Wayland, Allegan, Holland, Newaygo, White Cloud, Fremont, Coopersville, Hastings, Middleville, Wyoming, and Rockford, including Kent County, Ottawa County, Newaygo County, Ionia County, Mecosta County, Barry County, Montcalm County, and Allegan County, Michigan.

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Grand Rapids MI 49503

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