DUI Penalties

DUI Lawyer in Sacramento CA – DUI Penalties

DUI Lawyer in Sacramento CA

Driving under the influence is taken extremely seriously in all states, but even more so in California. First DUI penalties are as follows: 3-5 years of Court probation; a fine, including court fees and costs up to $1800; 6 month loss of California Driver License; DUI school, which is dependant on your blood alcohol level; and mandatory jail time of 48 hours with a possibility of work service instead. Some counties in California also require the installation of an ignition interlock device on their vehicle for 5 months. The penalties for a second DUI are similar but worse: 3-5 years of court probation; a fine up to $2800; 2 year loss of license; 18 month DUI school; and mandatory jail time of 96 hours. If arrested for a DUI call a DUI lawyer in Sacramento CA at (916) 441-4888 for free consultation.

When someone has a third DUI the penalties include: 3-5 years of court or formal probation; a fine up to $2800; minimum 3 years of license suspension but could be up to 10; DUI school; and mandatory jail time of 120 days. If reaching a fourth DUI, it may be considered a felony DUI. Punishment for these types of cases are severely worse and can include up to three years in state prison, permanent loss of license and a lot more. These penalties are the minimum. If there were any intensifying factors involved, like a child in the car, speeding, driving on a suspended or restricted license, an accidents, the penalties are much worse.

There’s no substitute for a strong DUI lawyer in Sacramento CA,
call Wing & Parisi at (916) 441-4888.

Contact us online or call at (916) 441-4888 for a free and confidential initial consultation, available in Spanish. We appear in state and federal courts in the Sacramento and Davis communities as well as throughout Placer and San Joaquin counties.

Linda Parisi
Law Office of Wing & Parisi
Sacramento DUI & Criminal Defense Attorneys
917 G Street
Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
(916) 441-4888
April 7, 2015

The Law Office of Wing & Parisi serves clients in the Sacramento and Davis communities as well as throughout
Placer County and San Joaquin County. Hablamos espanol.