Multiple DUI Offense Lawyer Serving Ventura County
2nd, 3rd, and 4th Time DUI Charges
California criminal charges for alleged drunk driving or DUI involving drugs or medication are definitely something to be seriously concerned about. Even the first DUI offense can carry license suspension, steep fines and court fees as well as jail time so it is extremely important to consult with a knowledgeable DUI defense attorney as soon as possible after an arrest. At the Westlake Village Law Offices of Robert F. Sommers in Ventura County, we are dedicated to DUI defense cases exclusively. If you are facing another DUI charge after already having been convicted of a previous alleged DUI, the stakes are very high and you don't want to leave anything to chance. DUI penalties are can affect the rest of your life so contact a multiple DUI offense attorney at our firm right away.
Ventura County Multiple DUI Defense Attorney
A first DUI conviction can carry a sentence of 6-month suspended license, 96 hours to 6 months in jail, up to $1800 in fines and fees and 1 to 5 years probation.
The second DUI conviction within 10 years of the first carries a 2-year license suspension, 96 hours to a year jail time, up to $2800 in fines and fees and 3-5 years of probation.
A third conviction within 10 years of previous charges can result in up to 3 years suspended license, $2800 in fines and fees and 3 years in prison.
A felony DUI can be levied against you for a fourth DUI conviction within 10 years of previous convictions. This carries a 4-year or even permanent license suspension and up to 3 years in state prison.
There are other penalties associated with multiple DUI offenses such as mandatory drug or alcohol counseling, required installation of an ignition interlock device on your car which requires the driver to use the connected breathalyzer device before the car can be started. These are all very serious charges and you shouldn't go it alone.
at our Ventura County DUI defense offices to speak with an attorney who really fights for their DUI clients.