Multiple DUI Penalties

Seasoned Santa Ana DUI Attorney

One DUI conviction is difficult enough to overcome; subsequent DUI convictions will come with even harsher penalties you would do well to avoid. You need to seek out an aggressive and knowledgeable Santa Ana criminal defense attorney who can contest your charges on every ground available. Give yourself the best chance at having the future you want by calling on my firm!

At The Law Offices of Jerry Schaffer, Jr. I have all the tools needed to obtain a successful outcome for your case. First of all, I am a state-certified Criminal Law Specialist, a certification less than 5% of criminal lawyers have attained. This unique training, combined with nearly 20 years of previous experience in the DA’s office means I understand how to obtain favorable results and beat your charges. I work hard for you and aim to preserve your rights no matter what!

What penalties do I face?

Even a first DUI can land you in jail for up to six months. Subsequent convictions come with increasingly serious penalties, which is why you should call a qualified Santa Ana DUI attorney form my office as soon as you get arrested to begin preparing your defense.

Multiple DUIs come with the following penalties:

  • 2 nd conviction —10 days to 1 year in jail, up to $1,800 in fines, 2 years suspended license
  • 3 rd conviction —120 days to 1 year in jail, up to $1,800 in fines, 3 years suspended license
  • 4 th conviction —16 months in jail, up to $18,000 in fines, 4 years license suspension.

Your fourth DUI within 10 months of the third is a felony charge. After your first DUI conviction, you will thereafter be required to pay for the installation of an ignition interlock device.

Begin Your Defense Today

These penalties make it all the more imperative that you call my firm if you have been charged with another DUI. I can get to work right away preparing a solid defense on your behalf which challenges the prosecution’s case. Showing that police stopped your vehicle improperly or administered a breath test erroneously could be grounds to have your charges thrown out.

Call my firm today to speak with me about the details of your case!