Jail and Prison in DUI Cases
Driving under the influence is a serious crime that carries serious penalties. In most states, mandatory minimum laws exist that set out minimum required punishments that must be imposed in certain cases. If convicted of a DUI in a state with mandatory minimum jail time, you will go to jail.
Penalties will increase typically in cases involving high BAC levels and repeat offenders.
It is very important that you fully understand the consequences that will be imposed if you are convicted of DUI or DWI. The best way to defend yourself is to research as much as possible about the applicabable laws of your state, and contact an experienced attorney for help in defending your case. It is important to speak with a DUI lawyer to dermine what jail time, if any, you may possibly be facing.
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