If you are arrested on the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and are found guilty within five years of a second DUI offense, you face serious and life altering punishments. The same holds true for any subsequent offenses after a third DUI offense. You will be charged with a felony and hold a permanent criminal record, in addition to other punishments, including:
– Minimum incarceration of one year, but can be up to five years
– Driver’s license suspension for five years without possibility of hardship license
– Minimum fine of $2000, but can be up to $5000
– Court costs
– Seizure of your vehicle
– Forfeiture of your vehicle
– Installation of an ignition interlock device on your vehicle following the reinstatement of your license
If you have been arrested and are being charged with a third DUI offense or a subsequent DUI offense, you don’t want to leave anything to chance. You can’t afford to spend years in prison and pay thousands of dollars worth of fines. Losing your driving privileges for five years will make it exceptionally difficult for you to work, run errands and even go grocery shopping.
Contact the Law Firm of Ross, Kelley & Martin, PLLC today to begin developing your defense against DUI charges today. We will go the extra mile to see that the charges against you are dropped. If you are convicted, we will do everything within our power to have the sentencing kept at a minimum.