DUI Penalties

DUI Penalties

People who are convicted of driving under the influence in California face severe legal penalties that will adversely impact their quality of life for years to come. Below is a standard list of legal penalties people face after a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd DUI conviction:

First DUI Offense

  • jail time (up to 6 months)
  • fines (up to $1,000)
  • community service
  • probation
  • DUI School
  • driver’s license suspension

Second DUI Offense

  • jail time (up to a year)
  • fines (up to $1,000)
  • community service
  • probation
  • DUI School
  • driver’s license suspension
  • vehicle impoundment

Third DUI Offense

  • jail time (up to a year)
  • fines (up to $2,000)
  • community service
  • probation
  • DUI School
  • driver’s license suspension
  • vehicle impoundment

Additionally, a person who has been convicted of DUI may receive an enhanced sentence if he/she caused a car accident, caused another person bodily injury, had a passenger below the age of 14 in his/her vehicle, drove 20 mph or greater over the speed limit, had a BAC of 0.15% or higher, or has a prior DUI conviction.

Orange County DUI Defense Lawyers
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If you have been charged with driving under the influence in Orange County, you will need to hire an attorney who can protect your constitutional rights and defend you both in and out of court. At the Law Office of Mike Coffey Attorney at Law& Coffey, our experienced DUI attorneys have helped countless clients throughout Orange County and surrounding areas fight their DUI charges. We are skilled attorneys who strive to provide each of our clients with exceptional legal representation and advice.

The DUI lawyers at the Law Office of Mike Coffey Attorney at Law& the Law Office of Mike Coffey Attorney at Lawrepresent clients in Orange County, including Fullerton, Santa Ana, Laguna Niguel, Westminster, and Newport Beach.

Contact us about your legal matter today!