DUI PENALTIES SEEM TO CHANGE EVERY YEAR AND WE WILL ATTEMPT TO UPDATE THIS PAGE ACCORDINGLY. HOWEVER, THE BEST RESOURCE FOR CONFIRMING THE CURRENT PENALTIES FOR A DUI OFFENSE IS AN ATTORNEY THAT SPECIALIZES IN DUI CASES.
|OFFENSE||CLASS||WITHOUT PROBATION||WITH PROBATION|
|Non-Aggravated 1st Offense||Misdemeanor||7-60 days Jail; 6 month license loss (“LL”)||No mandatory minimum jail; 60 day LL|
|1st Offense Refusal||Misdemeanor||7-60 days Jail; 6 month LL||No mandatory minimum jail; 60 day LL|
|Aggravated (.15+BAC) 1st Offense||Misdemeanor||7-60 days Jail; 1 year LL||2 days Jail/<120 hours community service; 1 year LL|
|Non-Aggravated 2nd Offense||Misdemeanor||30 days-6 months Jail; 1.5 year LL||10 days Jail/<240 hours community service; 1.5 year LL|
|Aggravated 2nd Offense/Refusal||Misdemeanor||90 days-1 year Jail; 1.5-15 year LL||30 days Jail; 1.5-15 year LL|
|Non-Aggravated 3rd Offense||Misdemeanor||90 days-1year Jail; 15 year LL||30 days Jail; 2-15 year LL|
|Aggravated 3rd Offense/Refusal||IIIA Felony||180 days Jail-5 years Prison; 15 year LL||60 days Jail; 5-15 year LL|
|Non-Aggravated 4th Offense||IIIA Felony||180 days Jail-5 years Prison; 15 year LL||90 days Jail; 15 year LL|
|Aggravated 4th Offense/Refusal||IIA Felony||1-20 years Prison; 15 year LL||120 days Jail; 15 year LL|
|Non-Aggravated 5th Offense||IIA Felony||2-20 years Prison; 15 year LL||180 days Jail; 15 year LL|
|Aggravated 5th Offense/Refusal+||II Felony||2-50 years Prison; 15 year LL||180 days Jail; 15 year LL|
*The fine amounts vary based on the level of offense and were not listed due to space limitations. Consult with your attorney about potential fines for your particular offense. Also, the above penalties apply only to your criminal case and do not include any possible administrative license revocation imposed by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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