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Being charged with DUI can not only tarnish your record and reputation forever, but also come with hefty fines, license suspension, probation and jail time. Any one of these penalties can affect other areas of your life and liberty. Don't wait to see what happens in court. Take charge of your situation. One mistake doesn't have to mean your life will fall apart. Get a DUI defense attorney familiar with Fresno, California, laws and jurisdictions.

What Are The Penalties For DUI In Fresno?

If you are convicted of drunk driving in California, the penalties are extremely serious. The penalties for DUI in California are outlined below:First DUI:

  • Driver’s License Suspension for six months
  • Incarceration: 48 hours to six months in county jail
  • Fines & Fees: $390 to $1,000 criminal fine, plus additional fees and assessment totaling approximately $1,800
  • Probation: 3 – 5 years
  • 30 hour DUI class

Second DUI:

  • Driver’s License Suspension for 2 years, eligible for restricted license after a year
  • Incarceration: 96 hours up to 1 year in county jail
  • Fines & Fees: $390 to $1,000 criminal fine, plus additional fees and assessment totaling approximately $1,800
  • Probation: 3 – 5 years
  • Ignition Interlock Device installed for up to 3 years
  • Possible Vehicle impound and seizure
  • 18 or 30 month DUI class

Third DUI:

  • Driver’s License Revocation for 3 years
  • Incarceration: 120 days up to 1 year in county jail
  • Fines & Fees: $390 to $1,000 criminal fine, plus additional fees and assessment totaling approximately $1,800
  • Probation: 3 – 5 years
  • Ignition Interlock Device installed for up to 3 years
  • Possible vehicle impound and seizure
  • 18 or 30 month DUI class

Fourth DUI (Charged as a Felony):

  • Driver’s License Revocation for 4 years
  • Incarceration: up to 3 years in state prison
  • Fines & Fees: Fines & Fees: $390 to $1,000 criminal fine, plus additional fees and assessment totaling approximately $1,800
  • Ignition Interlock Device installed for up to 3 years
  • Designated as a habitual offender pursuant to California Vehicle code Section 23550(b)
  • Possible Vehicle impound and seizure
  • 18 or 30 month DUI class

Convictions for a DUI with an injury or a DUI with a fatality result in even more extreme penalties than those listed above. Any DUI charge requires legal representation from an experienced Fresno DUI defense attorney.

Skilled Defense Attorney ~ Aggressively Protecting Your Rights

In California, the penalties are severe for those who are convicted of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Even a first offense is a serious legal problem, and the charge requires handling by an experienced defense attorney.

At the Law Office of Michael J. Aed, we offer you top-notch defense for the critical moments in your life.

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Contact us if you have been arrested and charged with DUI and are seeking an aggressive, proven DUI defense lawyer. We are available for calls at 559-825-4600 and return messages promptly. You may also email us.

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If you need legal guidance after an arrest or an accident, contact the Law Office of Michael J. Aed to schedule a consultation with our experienced attorney. Let us give you a voice in court, helping you to achieve an outcome you may not have received on your own.

Call us at (559) 825-4600, or send us a confidential email, at any time of day or night. If you are unable to meet with us in our Fresno office, we will come to your location. Spanish translation is available upon request.

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