Penalties for Third DUI in Georgia
Representation from a Dedicated Atlanta DUI Defense Attorney
Most DUI convictions, whether they be a first or second offense, are charged as misdemeanors and can usually be resolved with temporarily limiting driving privileges, a fine, and a brief probationary period. However, a conviction of a third DUI offense is considered much more serious and becomes a felony charge. Like most felony charges, a third DUI conviction can come with life-altering consequences.
It is, however, possible to fight these charges, illuminate the court to your circumstances, and avoid maximum penalties. At Willis Law Firm, our driven Atlanta DUI defense lawyer has been securing reductions and dismissals for our DUI clients over the course of more than 20 years of legal experience—including for repeat DUI offenses. We know what it takes to fight these charges in court and are ready to bring our unparalleled knowledge and insight to your corner today.
Start your defense now. Call us at Willis Law Firm today.
Maximum Third DUI Offense Penalties
If you are charged with a third DUI, you do not have the opportunity to call for an ALS hearing. Instead, your license is revoked for five years and you must surrender your license plate. If you meet certain requirements, after two years of this revocation, you may be able to obtain a probationary license that will allow you limited driving privileges.
The penalties resulting from your criminal charge can include:
- Up to one year in jail (15 days mandatory)
- Up to $5000 in fines
- Up to one year of probation (minus any time served)
- 30 days of community service
- Installation of an IID device (following license revocation)
- Completion of a substance abuse Risk Reduction Program
- Clinical evaluation
Other penalties may also apply. If you have any questions about what specific penalties you could be facing for your third DUI offense, then it is time to contact proven and reliable representation to help you take the next steps in evaluating your charge.
At Willis Law Firm, we know how intimidating and hopeless facing a third DUI offense can seem. Time and time again, we have stood by our DUI clients and tirelessly pursued the best possible outcome on their behalf. We are ready to walk you through every part of this process and ensure that every legal avenue is pursued in minimizing these charges.
Don't hesitate to begin. Contact us to schedule a free case evaluation.
1) DUI less-safe, 2) Reckless Driving, 3) Failure to Maintain Lane, 4) Failure to Obey Authorized Person Directing Traffic Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving
1) DUI per se, 2) DUI less-safe, 3) Failure to Maintain Lane, 4) Reckless Driving Client Acquitted of DUI
1) DUI, 2) Speeding, 3) Failure to Maintain Lane DUI was reduced to reckless driving
1) Failure to maintain lane 2) Failure to obey traffic-control device, 3) DUI DUI and failure to maintain lane dismissed
1) Failure to Maintain Lane, 2) Driver’s License not on person, 3) Reckless Driving, 4) DUI less-safe All Charges Dismissed
1) Impeding the flow of traffic, 2) DUI less-safe All Charges Dismissed
Anonymous Tip About an Impaired Driver All Charges Dismissed
Attorney Faces DUI with BAC Twice the Legal Limit Case dismissed
Blood Test Shows Presence of Cannabinoids and THC Metabolites Not guilty of DUI-Drugs
Charges Dismissed Despite a Blood Test Charges Dismissed
“Don't play around with your freedom and driving privileges.”- Hayden
“Best Lawyer I have Ever Met!”- Robert
“Greg’s confidence is unmatched”- Anonymous