Alabama DUI Law and Penalties from Alabama DUI Attorney Lawyer
10 DAY WARNING!!!
YOU MUST FILE A CHALLENGE TO YOUR ALABAMA DUI SUSPENSION WITHIN 10 DAYS OF THE INITIAL COURT DATE, OR YOU WILL LOSE YOUR LICENSE WITHOUT A HEARING. CONTACT ALABAMA DUI ATTORNEYS IMMEDIATELY!!
In Alabama, it is state mandated that a person who is convicted of a DUI / DWI meet with a court referral officer. In addition to the punishments already imposed on the offender, many judges determine that community service should be added as restitution. At the Kreps Law Firm, LLC, our Alabama DUI penalties attorney can help you understand these two aspects of DUI convictions and how they may apply to your case.
Civil Case Punishments if Found Guilty:
1st DUI conviction: License suspended for 90 days.
Refusal to take breathalyzer test: License automatically suspended for 90 days.
2nd DUI conviction: Driving privileges revoked for 1 year.
3rd DUI conviction: Driving privileges revoked for 3 years.
4th or subsequent DUI conviction: Driving privileges revoked for 5 years.
Criminal Alabama DUI Case Punishments if Found Guilty:
1st DUI conviction: Fine of not less than $600, not more than $2,100. Maximum sentence of 1 year in jail.
2nd DUI conviction: Fine of not less than $1,100, not more than $5,100. Maximum 1 year in jail.
Mandatory 5 days in jail.
3rd DUI conviction: Fine of not less than $2,100, not more than $10,100. Maximum sentence of 1 year in jail. Mandatory 60 days in jail.
4th or subsequent DUI conviction (Class C Felony): Fine of not less than $4,100, not more than $10,100. Maximum 10 years in jail. Mandatory 1 year and a day in jail.
- It is very important to understand that the mandatory sentences are not negotiable upon conviction. These are sentences that are set in place for each type of DUI offense and are not dependent upon the specific details of your situation.
Contact an Alabama DUI penalties attorney today to schedule your free initial consultation.
The Kreps Law Firm, LLC provides exceptional DUI representation to clients located throughout Alabama, including the communities of Vestavia Hills, Hoover, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Bessemer, Adamsville, Gardendale, Center Point, Springville, Pell City, Alabaster, Tuscaloosa, Jasper, Cullman, Oneonta, Ashville, Centreville, Jefferson County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Blount County, St. Clair County, Shelby County, Bibb County, and all of the surrounding areas.