Second DUI Offense

Orange County CA Second DUI Offense

If you have already been convicted or pled guilty to a DUI in California and have been charged with another the penalties are much more severe. A 2nd or 3rd DUI in California carries with it heavier repercussions such as extended loss of license, increased fines and possibly a lengthy jail sentence. In a situation like this it is best not to face the legal system alone. In Southern California there are options you may have in the event of multiple DUI charges. It may make sense to contact an experienced California Multiple Offense Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer regarding your rights.

Irvine CA Multiple DUI Defense Attorney

The Law Office of David E. Swanson, located in Irvine, California just minutes from the courthouse, has over 19 years experience handling Criminal Defense & Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Defense cases in Southern California. If you have been charged with a second or third DUI in California contact The Law Office of David E. Swanson at 949-477-3030.

Multiple Offense DUI’s in California

Under new California law a second DUI conviction within 10 years carries invokes much more severe penalties than in years past prior to the change in the law. Minimum sentences may vary on a case by case basis but are for the most part relatively consistent throughout all California courts. Regardless, having a skilled, experienced and highly qualified Southern California DUI lawyer on your side can help you to obtain the most favorable outcome from a legal standpoint. In addition, a knowledgeable California DWI Attorney can explain some of your sentencing options to you. Some common subsequent offense DUI penalties & options are itemized below.

Common 2nd Offense DUI Penalties

  • Up to 6 months incarceration
  • Increased fines & court costs
  • 18 month SB-38 program
  • Up to 5 years formal and/or informal probation
  • Mandatory Ignition Interlock Device installed in car
  • 1-2 year mandatory license suspension Points on driving record

Possible Multiple Offense DUI Sentencing Options

Contact a Skilled California DUI Lawyer

If you have been charged with multiple driving under the influences in Southern California, contact The Law Office David E. Swanson at 949-477-3030. You can also email his office to set up an appointment. Mr. Swanson’s office is located in Irvine, California very close to the courthouse. Call him today regarding your protecting your rights and driving privileges. Mr. Swanson will fight relentlessly for your rights to ensure your rights are protected and your dignity is maintained. Irvine California DUI Defense Lawyer David E. Swanson proudly serves all of Orange County, California..