What To Expect When Charged With A DUI

Whether you have just been charged with your first or an additional DUI, you should be aware of what to expect. DUI charges are serious in San Diego and other parts of California.

 

1st Offense DUI

Meaning you were driving with a BAC of .08 or higher.

  • 5 years of probation
  • $2100 fine
  • 3 month program
  • MADD 1x Victims Impact (VIP) Meeting

If BAC level was .15 or higher:

5 days public works service

If BAC level was .20:

9 month DUI program

If BAC level was .20 or higher:

10 days public works service

If BAC level was over .25:

15 days public works service, suspended license for 6 months

 

2nd Offense DUI

Meaning you had a prior DUI charge within 10 years.

  • Over $2600 fine
  • 5 days public works
  • 96 hours or more in custody
  • 5 year probation

If BAC level was .15 or higher:

10 days public works service

If BAC level was .20 or higher:

20 days public works service

If BAC level was over .25:

30 days public works service, suspended license for 2 years

 

If you have been charged with a DUI, expect your life to drastically change. You will be completing many community service hours, various programs and meetings, paying large fines, and dealing with the indirect consequences, such as trouble with your job, friends, and family.

Hiring a DUI lawyer as soon as you can will help lower or even drop your penalties. Ernest Lee Law Group will attend your DMV hearing to help you avoid driver’s license suspension and to gather information on your case. The more information attorneys can find and use, the more prepared you will be during your DUI court proceeding. Call today to get started. 619-795-0991

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