Multiple DUI Offenses in Alabama

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Are you facing a second or third DUI offense? Do not wait to retain experienced and seasoned counsel for your case! Any subsequent conviction will likely carry increased penalties and consequences. You cannot afford to wait to build your defense! When you call on the Tidwell Law Group, LLC, you get more than 10 years of experience and aggressive representation behind your case. We know how to defend the rights of our clients and will go above and beyond to secure a favorable outcome.

Alabama has strict laws against drunk driving or driving under the influence of drugs. It is crucial that you speak with a legal professional about your charges right away. You will need a proven lawyer who knows how to handle tough cases. Our Birmingham DUI defense attorney knows how to navigate even the most complex cases and can put this insight and expertise to work for you. Let us review your case today in a free consultation.

Penalties for Multiple/Aggravated DUI in AL

There is a look back period of five years in Alabama, which means any charges within that timeframe can be held against you when relevant for sentencing.

The following are the penalties for subsequent DUI offenses:

  • 2 nd offense: The penalties include up to a year in jail and between $1,100 and $5,100 in fines with a year long license suspension (or two years of having an ignition interlock device installed on your car)
  • 3 rd offense: The penalties include between 60 days to a year in jail, up to $10,000 in fines and a 3 year license suspension (or having a three year ignition interlock device on your vehicle)
  • 4 th offense: This offense is considered a felony and will include between 1 and 10 years in jail, anywhere from $4,100 to $10,100 in fines, and a 5 year license suspension (or install ignition interlock device for a period of five years). There is also a mandatory, court-approved substance program.
  • Aggravated DUI: If your BAC is .15 or higher, you may be charged with aggravated DUI, regardless of previous offenses. You will face higher penalties, depending on the number of offense and other factors involved.

If you are facing a subsequent DUI offense, make sure you contact our firm right away. We can fight to have your charges reduce, or even dropped in some cases.

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