California DUI Penalties

Santa Ana DUI Attorney

If you were recently arrested for a DUI in California, you could face serious penalties. By contacting our Santa Ana DUI attorney, you ensure you will have the best chance for a favorable outcome. Our DUI defense attorney 18 years of experience handling criminal defense cases, his negotiating skills and courtroom acumen make him a valuable player to have on your side of the law.

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  • Nearly 20-years of experience
  • Former District Attorney
  • Free Consultations
  • Handled hundreds of criminal cases

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First Offense

If you are convicted of a DUI, your first offense could include these penalties:

  • Jail time – 4 days to 6 months
  • Fines and Penalties – up to $1,000
  • License Suspension – 30 days to 10 months

Second Offense

Second offenders are subject to the following penalties:

  • Jail time –10 days to a 1 year
  • Fines and Penalties – up to $1,800
  • License Suspension – between 1 to 2 years
  • IID Required –Yes

Third Offense

If you have been convicted of three DUIs in California, the penalties you could face are severe.

  • Jail time –120 days to a 1 year
  • Fines and Penalties – up to $1,800
  • License Suspension – 3 years
  • IID Required – Yes

Fourth Offense

If you are convicted of a fourth DUI within 10 months of your third, a judge could sentence you to the following penalties.

  • Jail –16 months
  • Fines and Penalties – up to $18,000
  • License Suspension – 4 years
  • IID Required – Yes

California has a lookback period of 10 years, meaning your prior DUI’s are still relevant for sentencing during for 10 year period.

We Fight For You

When you are faced with a DUI charge, your reputation, your rights and your freedoms are on the line. Our Santa Ana DUI defense attorney is committed to fighting for you in the courtroom. As a former Orange County Deputy District Attorney, I have a thorough understanding of how the prosecution will approach your case. When your driving privileges are on the line and you want the representation of a top-notch criminal defense attorney, call 714.215.9162