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Many people each year are charged with a first DUI offense in Florida, DUI mean Driving under the influence also known as, driving while intoxicated. These crimes are serious in Miami and South Florida.

If you are convicted of a DUI in Miami there are many possible outcomes. You could face jail time, heavily fined, driver’s license suspension. DUI charges can stay on your record and affect your current job or stop you from obtaining employment.

 

The state of Florida recognizes many innocent people are killed each year because of DUI related car accidents. There were approximately 62 thousand total DUI arrests in the state of Florida in 2013. In 2012 the Total Fatalities in Florida related to drinking and driving were approximately 697 and 55 of these related DUI deaths were under the age of 21. DUI charges are serious in Miami and can have a serious effect on your future.

 

Our affordable DUI lawyers in Miami can help defend your DUI.

Our Affordable Miami Criminal Defense lawyers understand people do make mistakes and unwise choices under the influence of alcohol. Defending DUI charges requires a very experienced criminal defense attorney, who understands the laws and the legal system. We will do what is necessary to make sure you receive the best possible outcome, because we know the penalties are harsh. Having an affordable DUI defense lawyer in Miami can make the world of a difference in a reduction of your charges, reduction of jail sentence to community service or probation, your driving privileges revoked etc. Your best alternative when facing a DUI in Miami is to have the best possible defense on your side. Our affordable Miami DUI attorneys are here to help in your time of need, your consultation is free.

 

Underage drinking and driving in Miami

The state of Florida recognizes underage drinking and driving is a growing problem among young adults. The penalties can be harsh even for minors. If you face Underage DUI or Teenage DUI your best defense is to have a very knowledgeable Miami criminal defense attorney who will defend you to avoid a conviction or help the penalties be reduced.

The blood alcohol concentration referred to as BAC is .02 if you are under the age of 21.

Some of the consequences include your driver’s license suspended for six months to a year. Completion of a substance abuse courses and possible recovery program, including heavy fines.

 

Administrative Hearing request to avoid a Driver’s License Suspension

After a DUI arrest in Miami you have 10 days to request an administrative hearing, Failure to do so can result in your driver’s license being revoked for 6 to 12 months. Depending on severity of the crime and charges it can in some cases be even longer or permanent. Don’t take that chance and contact our Affordable Miami dui lawyer if facing a DUI.

 

DUI Fines and Penalties | Miami DUI Attorneys

It is important to know that .08 BAC or over in Miami is considered legally intoxicated.

 

First DUI Conviction | Penalties in Miami

  • Fines up to $1,000.

  • If you have a BAL of .15% or higher, with a minor in your vehicle the fines significantly increase and can range up to $2,000.

 

Mandatory completion of 50 hours of community service

  • Probation up to 1 year.

  • Jail time of up to 6 months. If your BAC is over .15% you can be sentenced up to 9 months.

  • Impounded vehicle for 10 days, this does not count time you were incarceration.

  • Driver license suspended and revoked for up to 1 year.

 

Second DUI Conviction | Penalties in Miami

  • Fines up to $2,000.

  • If your BAC is .15 or more or with a minor in your vehicle the fines significantly increase and can range up to $4,000.

  • Jail time up to 9 months.

  • If your BAC is .15 or more, with a minor in your vehicle you can face up to 12 months in jail.

  • A mandatory jail sentence of 10 days will be imposed if it’s your second conviction within a 5 year period.

  • Vehicle impoundment for up to 30 days if it’s your second conviction within a 5 year period.

  • Your Driver’s license can be revoked for 5 years if it’s your second conviction within a 5 year period. You may qualify for a hardship license after a 1 year period.

 

Third DUI Conviction | Penalties in Miami

  • Fines up to $5,000.

  • If your BAC is .15 or more or with a minor in your vehicle the minimum fine is $4,000.

  • Mandatory 30 days in jail if it's your third conviction within a 10 year period.

  • If your third DUI conviction is outside a 10-year limit, the maximum jail sentence is 12 months.

  • Impounded vehicle for 90 days if it's your third conviction within a 10 year period.

  • Your Driver’s license revoked for a minimum of 10 years if it's your third conviction within a 10 year period.

 

Fourth DUI Conviction | Penalties in Miami

  • Minimum fine of $2,000.

  • Up to 5 years in prison.

  • Your Driver’s license revoked permanently.

 

DUI Misdemeanor

If you cause injury to someone or property damage while drinking and driving, this is a first degree misdemeanor. Punishable with fines up to $1,000 and jail up to one year.

 

DUI Felony

If you receive three DUIs in ten year period, or convicted a fourth time you'll be committing, this is a Third Degree Felony. Punishable with fines up to $5,000 and up to 5 years in prison.

 

DUI Manslaughter

If you kill someone and convicted of a DUI, this is a Second Degree Felony, punishable with fines up to $10,000 and a possible prison sentence up to 15 years.

Leaving the scene after killing someone, this is a First Degree Felony, Punishable with fines up to $10,000 and up to 30 years in Prison!

 

If you are facing a DUI in Miami don’t hesitate to schedule a free consultation. Our Affordable Miami Criminal Defense Lawyers are experienced and can provide you the proper legal representation throughout every stage of your case.

 

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