Multiple DUI

Criminal Defense Attorney in Mesa

Faced with multiple DUI convictions in Mesa can mean serious repercussion lasting a lifetime. Penalties for DUI in Arizona are some of the most severe in the nation. Law enforcement can be tough and prosecutors relentless. Strict, even harsh laws have been enacted in our state to deter drivers from continuously driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. With such a punishment-drive concept in place, you literally face an uncaring machine, and never any one individual with whom to reason. It is a system which simply does not consider individual circumstances, or personal rights and freedoms in its unrelenting pursuit of the law. You don’t have to take on the system alone. You can seek the experienced and aggressive legal representation of a Mesa criminal defense attorney able to negotiate the best outcome for your multiple DUI case.

Penalties for Multiple DUI in Mesa

Certain factors in a multiple DUI can cause penalties to increase from a misdemeanor to a felony DUI offense. Drug possession along with DUI can similarly increase penalties. Vehicular manslaughter with DUI carries a felony charge. In any case it is vital to consult an experienced attorney from the Workman Law Group when faced with the overwhelming consequences of a multiple DUI conviction.

Depending on the number of times you have been convicted previously, you could face some of the following penalties:

2nd DUI in Mesa
  • Revocation of driving privileges for one year
  • Probation for up to 5 years
  • Minimum of 90 days in jail (60 days suspended on completion of alcohol/drug treatment)
  • $3,500+ in fines
2nd Extreme DUI
  • Revocation of driving privileges for one year with no work permit eligibility
  • Probation for up to 5 years
  • A minimum of 120 mandatory consecutive days in jail
  • $4,000 in fines
2nd Super Extreme DUI
  • Revocation of driving privileges for one year
  • Probation for up to 5 years
  • 180 days in jail (with 90 days consecutive incarceration mandatory)
  • $12,000+ in fines
3rd DUI in Mesa within 7 years is charged as a felony with:
  • Driving privileges lost for three years
  • Up to 5 years probation
  • A minimum of 4 months in Arizona State Prison
  • 150,000 or more in fines

After Multiple DUI Arrests You Have Not Lost Your Rights

It is easy to see, however, that multiple DUI offenses can dramatically affect your life and the lives of those for whom you care. Attorneys at out firm are aware of the consequences a multiple DUI conviction can have on you, your family and your finances. It is in your best interests to fight criminal charges and to lessen the consequences you face.

Contact a Mesa criminal defense attorney immediately after you have been arrested on a misdemeanor or felony DUI, or multiple DUI charge for the best possible outcome in your case.