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What is the penalty for a second misdemeanor DUI

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What is the penalty for a second misdemeanor DUI?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  TexCrimLawyer, J.D. replied 5 years ago.

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With a DWI, there are several punishments.

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There is a required 96 hours of jail time on a second offense DUI. It is possible to have this time converted to work service. Many counties will insist on at least 10 days of jail. some require 30.

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3-5 years of probation.

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A fine, including court costs, between $1800 and $2800.

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s of September 2004, it will be up to the Department of Motor Vehicles to decide if a restricted California Driver License should be issued. A suspension means absolutely no driving, a restriction allows driving to and from work or school. Your lawyer may be able to obtain a restricted license for you after one year. You will also have to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle.

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