The punishment you face for a DUI
conviction relies greatly upon your legal record. For example, the penalties for an Oakland DUI first offense will be less severe than a third
All types of DUI convictions may involve the following repercussions:
Monetary fines or restitution
Attendance at driving school or substance abuse programs
An Oakland DUI second offense consists of enhanced versions of the
repercussions stated above. Second offense penalties usually involve the following:
Three to five years of informal probation
Up to $2800 in fines
driver license suspension
Mandatory completion of 18 months of DUI school
of 96 hours in jail
Depending on the details of your case, some of your jail time might be
converted to work service.
An Oakland DUI third offense always involves mandatory jail time. Other
penalties tend to include those of a second offense as well as the following:
five years of formal probation
Driver license suspension of up to three
Mandatory prison sentence from 120 days to one year
Oakland DUI offenders who
have been convicted of multiple DUI offenses in Oakland are also usually required to attend
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and install an ignition interlock device on their cars.
are also a number of factors that might add to your sentence. For example, having a child in the
vehicle or refusal to comply with implied consent laws might increase the severity of the
Oakland DUI law firms
Immediately following an Oakland DUI stop, it is imperative that you contact an attorney in order to
discuss your case and decide what course of action to follow. Alexander Cross, Attorney at Law, has
a reputation for excellence in Oakland DUI defense, and works hard to see that each client receives the
personalized attention they need to better understand their case.
Contact Alexander Cross
today at 510-213-6673 to schedule a free initial consultation. We look forward to helping you get
the just legal treatment you deserve.