2nd DUI 5 years

2nd DUI 5 years

You’ve made a serious mistake and you’ve been pulled over for a DUI. So now, you need a Florida DUI lawyer.

So what happens when you get busted for your 2nd DUI in 5 years?

  • Probation: Up to 1 year.
  • Jail: Not more than 9 months. With BAL of .15 or higher or minor in the vehicle: Not more than 12 months. If second conviction within 5 years, mandatory imprisonment of at least 10 days. At least 48 hours of confinement must be consecutive.
  • Fines: “Not less than $1,000, or more than $2,000. With BAL of .15 or higher or minor in the vehicle: Not less than $2,000, or more than $4,000.”
  • Community Service: At least 50 hours of Community Service.
  • Vehicle Impound: At least 30 days
  • Enhancement: you are 2/3rd of the way toward a felony. If you pick up a 3rd DUI within 10 years your offense becomes a Felony.
  • Classes: Must complete DUI school.
  • DL Revocation: 5 year revocation with hardship available after 1 year.

Why Get a Lawyer for 2nd DUI 5 years?

  • Because a 2nd DUI in 5 years is serious!
  • Extreme Consequences: Clearly a 2nd DUI within 5 years can have a severe impact on your life.
  • Loss of Liberty: Jail, Probation Community Service, Vehicle Impound
  • Loss of Resources: Hefty fines and expensive classes.
  • A lawyer can help you preserve your rights and minimize jail time and your fines. You may have a protection under best evidence rules.

2nd DUI 5 years. Questions? Call us 407-930-8912

At the Smith & Eulo law Firm we have litigated thousands of cases, including DUIs and other driving related offenses. When your life is on the line hire a law firm who knows what they are doing. Call the Smith & Eulo Law Firm today to talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney with DUI litigation experience.