Subsequent Offense DUI
A single conviction for driving under the influence can turn your life upside down due to several reasons. A DUI conviction can impact your livelihood, your ability to be employed and your personal life. Legal & financial penalties, consequences and repercussions for a first-time DUI conviction or guilty plea can include license suspension, possible jail time, as well as hefty fines, court costs and legal fees. However, the penalties for a second, third, or subsequent DUI are enough to throw anyone’s life off track as they carry much more strict and much more severe penalties and legal ramifications. Wilmington Delaware Subsequent Offense DUI Lawyer Brian J. Chapman routinely defends clients throughout New Castle, Kent & Sussex Counties in Delaware who have been charged with drunk driving. If this is a second or subsequent offense, it is more important than ever to work with a skilled Delaware DUI Defense Lawyer who has a working knowledge of the complex nature of Delaware Driving Under the Influence laws. If you have been charged with two or more DUI’s it may make sense for you to consult with a Delaware Repeat DUI Offender Lawyer. Call The Law Office of Brian J. Chapman at 302-455-0505.
Penalties for Driving Under the Influence Convictions
- First DUI – One year license suspension; up to 180 days in jail; fines.
- Second DUI – Two year license suspension; mandatory 60 days in jail; fines.
- Third DUI – Three year license suspension; up to 24 months in jail; fines.
Second Offense DUI’s can be prosecuted as a felony if there was bodily harm or property damage involved. A third DUI is considerd a felony, and additional penalties and fees may apply.
Let a Multiple DUI Defense Lawyer Help You
Clearly, the effects of a DUI conviction are life-changing. If you or someone you know has been arrested for drunk driving in Delaware, do not hesitate to contact an experienced Wilmington, Delaware Driving Under the Influence Defense Lawyer. The sooner you take action to protect your rights by contacting the Delaware Drunk Driving Lawyer Brian J. Chapman, the sooner he can begin investigating your charges and determining ways in which to minimize the penalties, reduce charges, or avoid a conviction altogether.
Contact a Delaware Subsequent Offense DUI Lawyer
If you have been charged with a multiple offense DUI in Delaware it may make sense to consult with a Delaware DUI Lawyer. Call The Law Office of Brian J. Chapman at 302-455-0505 regarding your multiple DUI, DWI or Impaired Driving charges. Or, click here to email him. Delaware Multiple Offense Drunk Driving Lawyer Brian J. Chapman proudly serves those charged with Driving Under Influence in the Delaware including, but not limited to, towns such as: Wilmington, New Castle, Fairfax, Brandywine, Hockessin, Pike Creek, Stanton, Newport, Newark, Bear, Glasgow, Smyrna, Dover, Milford, Seaford, Georgetown, Milton, Millsboro, Lewes and all Delaware beaches.