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Criminal Consequences Of A DUI

Every year the State Legislature is asked to enhance penalties for Driving Under the Influence (DUI). If you have been charged with DUI, it is critical that you speak with Farnsworth Law, LLC immediately to discuss your case. The penalty you face can depend on many factors including whether you have a prior DUI conviction, the specific facts of your case, the county where you were arrested, the prosecutor, the judge, and the officer(s) involved.

  • First DUI conviction with no previous convictions or pleas of nolo contendere in the last 10 years:
    • $300 - $1,000 fine
    • 10 days to 1 year in jail
    • Mandatory 40 hours of community service
    • Mandatory attendance to a DUI School
    • Possible clinical evaluation and substance abuse treatment program ordered by the court
    • 1 year probation
    • 1 year license suspension
  • Second DUI in the last 10 years:
    • $600- $1,000 fine
    • 90 days to 1 year in jail
    • Mandatory 30 days of community service
    • Mandatory attendance to a DUI School
    • Mandatory clinical evaluation and possible substance abuse treatment program ordered by the court
    • Up to 1 year probation
    • 3 year license suspension
    • ignition interlock device on vehicle for at least one year
  • Third DUI in the last 10 years
    • $1,000- $5,000 fine
    • 120 days to 1 year in jail
    • Mandatory 30 days of community service
    • Mandatory attendance to a DUI School
    • Mandatory clinical evaluation and possible substance abuse treatment program ordered by the court
    • Up to 1 year probation
    • 5 year license suspension
    • ignition interlock device on vehicle for at least one year
  • Fourth or greater DUI in the last 10 years
    • $1,000- $5,000 fine
    • 1 year to 5 years in jail
    • Mandatory 60 days of community service
    • Mandatory attendance to a DUI School
    • Mandatory clinical evaluation and possible substance abuse treatment program ordered by the court
    • Up to 5 years probation
    • 5 year license suspension
    • ignition interlock device on vehicle for at least one year

We look forward to speaking with you about your case. We are available to discuss your case 24/7. Contact Daniel Farnsworth for a free consultation at 678-753-5065 or complete and submit the online contact form.

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