There are three separate types of
DUI cases in South Carolina that are classified as felonies. They are:
Felony DUI with Death: This offense carries a minimum of one year to a maximum of twenty five
Felony DUI with Great Bodily Injury: This offense carries a minimum of 30 days to
a maximum of fifteen years imprisonment.
DUI 4th: This offense carries a minimum of one year to a maximum of seven years
These penalties are substantially higher than for a typical first offense
misdemeanor DUI prosecuted in Traffic Court. All Felony DUI cases are
prosecuted by the local Solicitor's office in General Sessions Court.
Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC, located in Lexington, South Carolina, represents clients charged with
DUI and Felony DUI. Initial appointments in our office are provided at
no cost. To schedule your appointment with James Snell about your case call