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DUI Penalties in Orange County

The penalties for a DUI (driving under the influence) conviction in Orange County, California may vary depending upon a number of particular circumstances. However, sentencing and penalties for DUI in California are listed below as found in the California Vehicle Code Division 11.5:

First DUI Offense

  • Driver's license suspension for up to 4 months
  • Probation for 1 to 5 years
  • 3 to 6 months of alcohol classes
  • Fines and court fees of $390 to $1,500
  • 0 to 6 months in county jail

Second DUI Offense (within 10 years)

  • Driver's license suspension for 1 to 2 years
  • 1 to 5 years of probation
  • 18 months of mandatory alcohol classes
  • AA meetings
  • Fines and court fees of $390 to $1,500
  • 96 hours to 1 year in county jail

Third DUI Offense (within 10 years)

  • Driver's license suspension for up to 3 years
  • Up to 5 years of probation
  • 18 months of alcohol classes
  • AA meetings
  • Fines of up to $1,500
  • Ignition Interlock Device installed on defendant's vehicle
  • 4 months to 1 year in jail

Fourth DUI Offense(within 10 years)

  • Felony charges
  • License suspension for up to 4 years
  • 18 months of mandatory alcohol classes
  • AA meetings
  • Up to $1,500 in fines
  • 1 to 5 years of imprisonment in state prison

Factors that Can Enhance Penalties

Additionally, the following factors may result in enhanced penalties:

Contact the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry Today

To have the greatest opportunity of avoiding the many penalties and negative consequences of an Orange County DUI conviction, be sure to contact an attorney as soon as possible. As an experienced Orange County DUI lawyer, Virginia L. Landry is here to offer you the aggressive and dedicated representation you deserve. Contact DUI attorney Virginia Landry today to learn more about how you can avoid serious DUI penalties.

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