San Diego DUI Attorney: Multiple DUIs

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If you are facing a second, third, or subsequent DUI offense, you already understand the legal repercussions of a DUI conviction. After your first DUI conviction, you may have faced jail time, fines, a license suspension, and other serious consequences. Although you may have filed a "guilty" plea, this is now coming back to haunt you. When charged a second time, the consequences are far more severe than a first time misdemeanor DUI. At JD Law, Attorney James N. Dicks is a zealous advocate for the criminally accused and is committed to helping those with prior records keep their future safe.

With 30+ years' legal experience, Attorney Dicks has the following qualifications:

  • Board certified criminal law specialist
  • Former police detective and narcotics investigator
  • Tried hundreds of criminal cases
  • Proven track record of success handling felony cases

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Penalties for a Second DUI Offense

The penalties for a second DUI offense can include the following:

  • 3-5 years of probation
  • Vehicle impoundment
  • Fines and fees as high as $2,800
  • 2 years of driver's license suspension
  • Mandatory jail time of, minimum 90 days - up to 1 year
  • Mandatory treatment program
  • Ignition interlock device installation

The penalties are increased at several levels of BAC. At 0.14%, 5 days mandatory jail time. At 0.15% to 0.19%, 10 days are mandatory. At 0.20% to 0.24%, 20 days are mandatory, and at 0.25% and above, 30 days are mandatory to be served.

DUI Penalties for a Conviction with Priors

The penalties for these offenses can include:

  • Mandatory jail or prison time (for felony offenses)
  • Expensive fines and court fees
  • Mandated treatment programs
  • License suspension or revocation
  • Added charges for probation violations

With 2 prior convictions, the DMV will be advised to revoke your license for 3 years, and to consider a 10 year license revocation, as well as expensive fines, jail time and other punishments. The fines will be minimally $2,834, plus added costs, and there is a 3 month mandatory jail sentence. The judge has no option to give you a lighter sentence under these updated laws.

How We Can Empower Your Defense

Over the years, our San Diego DUI attorney has become associated with some of the most respected independent accident investigators, scientific experts, as well as others that could be beneficial to support a case for your defense. We can immediately evaluate all the evidence, including blood alcohol testing and field sobriety tests, as well as accident reports, police reports, and witness statements and other details before your case progresses any further through the system. If you have been the victim of a rights violation with regard to the collection of evidence or in any factor of police conduct, a legal action can be taken to suppress evidence that was illegally obtained. With years of success at trial, you can be confident that our firm truly knows criminal defense, how to craft a compelling, well-supported case, and can be persuasive when presenting your side of the story to a jury.

Get a free and confidential case review from the firm immediately. Your future freedom could depend upon the actions taken on your behalf, so contact us right away.

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