In a first-time DUI case, you can expect to pay up to $5,000 in fines and court costs, lose your license in an administrative action by the BMV for a minimum of 180 days, with later court suspension for up to 2 years. Probation may last for up to one year.
A second offense will result in a minimum of 5 days in jail up to 3 years, fines of up to $10,000, probation of up to 2 and one half years, and a license suspension of up to 2 years. Other possible penalties may include the installation and maintenance of an ignition interlock device at your own expense, substance abuse education, community service, and attendance at a victim’s panel. Subsequent convictions will result in more severe penalties.
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After a DUI Arrest
Find out what happens after a DUI arrest, including the criminal process as well as the administrative action from the BMV concerning your driver’s license. Get the legal advice you need to navigate the ensuing procedures with the help of a qualified attorney.
Gregg J. Stark and his legal team serve clients facing DUI arrests and criminal defense cases throughout the entire state of Indiana. Our firm has experience in all county courts involving all types of DUI cases, even the most complex.