Oklahoma Second Offense DUI
If a driver is arrested for Driving Under the Influence, the charges will carry legal repercussions that can include a fine and jail. As with most criminal offenses, a repeat charge will bring harsher penalties.
Sentencing for a Second DUI
If a driver is convicted of two DUIs in a ten-year period, the second DUI will be labeled a felony DUI. Felonies are serious charges, and bring harsh consequences.
- A felony DUI charge has a mandatory minimum of one year in prison.
- The driver’s license will be suspended for some length of time.
- The state could levy a fine of up to $2500.
- The state will almost certainly require an Ignition Interlock Device, which requires the driver to take a Breathalyzer test before the car will drive.
With all of these, the particulars of the case can increase the penalties incurred by the driver.
Fighting the Charges
A second DUI conviction can have devastating effects on a person. It is important that you get professional legal help if you are facing DUI charges. At Edge Law Firm, our experience in successfully defending our clients will be put to use to get you the best possible outcome in your case.