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Florida DUI Penalties

Anyone who is charged with DUI (driving under the influence) in Florida faces very strict penalties. DUI is a very serious criminal offense and is the reason why many lives are lost each and every year. Both law enforcement and state or federal prosecutors will aggressively fight to obtain a conviction and enforce the stiffest penalties possible against you if charged with DUI. Your best chance at freedom would be to contact a Martin County DUI penalties attorney immediately.

At David Golden, P.A., we protect the legal rights of clients charged with DUI. We have over twenty years of legal experience with superior case wins. If you are up against a misdemeanor or a felony DUI offense, please contact attorney David Golden immediately to schedule a free consultation to discuss the circumstances that may surround your DUI case. To learn more about the penalties you could be facing, click here to view Florida's DUI penalties chart. Whether you are a first time offender or a habitual offender you can face the following DUI penalties in Florida:

1st Offense DUI & 2nd Offense DUI (within a 5 year period):

  • Misdemeanor Offense
  • Up to 12 months in Jail
  • $2000 Maximum Fine
  • Up to 5 years or More Drivers License Suspension
  • Up to 1 year Probation
  • Mandatory 50 hours of Community Service
  • Impoundment of Motor Vehicle
  • Installation of Interlock Device for Up to 2 Years
  • Insurance Penalties
  • DUI School
  • Possible Deportation if Non-U.S. Citizen

3rd Offense DUI & 4th Offense DUI (within a 10 year period):

  • Felony offense
  • Up to 5 years in Jail
  • Fine of $1,000 Minimum, Up to $5,000 Maximum
  • 5 Years to Lifetime Driver’s License Suspension
  • Up to 5 Years Probation
  • Impoundment of Motor Vehicle
  • 2 year Minimum Installation of Interlock Device
  • Insurance Penalties
  • 50 hours Minimum Community Service
  • Mandatory DUI School
  • Possible Deportation if Non-U.S. Citizen

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In addition, to the above penalties a person may face even harsher penalties if a child is present in the motor vehicle when a DUI arrest is made; or if a person is severely injured or killed due to a DUI accident. A person can also receive a “strike” for felony DUI under Florida’s “Three Strikes Law” resulting in an even longer jail or prison sentence and increased penalties.

It is very important that you do not wait any longer to obtain the legal representation that you deserve. Contact DUI lawyer David Golden today in the effort to protect your reputation and clear your name if you have been arrested for 1st offense DUI, 2nd offense DUI, 2rd offense DUI, 4th offense DUI, DUI accidents, out-of-state DUI, spring break DUI or any other type of DUI.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.
David Golden, P.A. - Stuart DUI Lawyer
Located at 903 SE Central Parkway, Stuart, FL 34994.
Phone: (800) 483-0998.
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