Defending Against Multiple DUI in Fort Myers
Second, Third and Subsequent DUI Charges
DUI charges can be extremely difficult to face. The
penalties for a DUI conviction can be extremely harsh and long-lasting. If you are facing second DUI
charge then the penalties will be much harsher. If you are facing a
third or subsequent charge within 10 years of the first, then you will face a
third degree felony charge and extremely harsh penalties.
While a first conviction carries a fine of up to $1,000, a second conviction
carries a fine of no more than $2,000, and a third conviction carries
a fine up to $4,000 with a BAC of 0.15 or higher.
Third degree felony charges are very serious. A criminal record will follow
you for the rest of your life and can impair your future in many different
ways. You could be denied a loan, housing, employment, or other benefits
that require a background check, due to a felony conviction.
In addition to all of the above, you could also face extensive prison sentences
for multiple convictions. A second conviction carries a prison sentence
of no more than nine months, with a BAC of 0.15 or higher, or a minor
in the vehicle, the penalty increases to up to 12 months.
Offering Over 15 Years of Experience!
If you are facing a subsequent DUI charge then you may greatly benefit
from the legal assistance of a Fort Myers DUI attorney from
Brian L. Edwards, Esq. Our firm has been assisting the criminally charged residents of Fort Myers,
Florida many years with a long history of success. We approach each case
uniquely and individually. We understand that each case is different and
you can be sure that we will take the time to understand your case and
work to provide you with the best defense we can.
Contact a Fort Myers DUI Lawyer from Our Firm to Schedule Your Free
Case Evaluation Today!