Auburn DUI Lawyer – Experienced Legal Assistance for Alabama DUI Cases

Understanding Alabama DUI Law

Facing a DUI charge in Alabama can be daunting. With over 15 years of experience in criminal defense, I offer comprehensive legal support. Alabama’s DUI laws include strict penalties, which vary based on the number of offenses. Here is some general information that may be useful:

  • Alabama BAC Limits: 0.08% for general drivers, 0.02% for under 21, and 0.04% for commercial drivers.

  • Penalties: Escalate with each offense, including fines, jail time, license suspension, and mandatory IID installation.

FAQ Section

  1. What are the penalties for a first DUI offense in Alabama?

    • Up to one year in jail, fines from $600 to $2,100, 90-day license suspension, and 6-month IID requirement.

  2. How do penalties escalate for a second DUI offense?

    • Jail time of 5 days to one year (or community service), fines from $1,100 to $5,100, 1-year license suspension, and 2-year IID requirement.

  3. What are the consequences for a third DUI offense?

    • Mandatory 60 days to one year in jail, fines between $2,100 and $10,100, 3-year license suspension, and 3-year IID requirement.

  4. What happens with a fourth or subsequent DUI offense?

    • Classified as a felony: 1 year to 10 years in jail, fines from $4,100 to $10,100, 5-year license suspension, and 5-year IID requirement.

  5. How do DUI penalties change for university students?

    • Students face the same legal penalties. However, students have the additional exposure of penalties and administrative action with the university. For more information about student issues and potential penalties, click here to view my page about student conduct.

  6. What should I do if charged with a DUI?

    • Immediate legal consultation is essential. As your attorney, I can help explore defense strategies and guide you through the legal system.

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If you're facing DUI charges, timely legal assistance is crucial. Contact me through our website's form below for a free consultation. Together, we can start building your defense.

Nothing in this guide should be construed as legal advice or the establishment of an attorney client relationship. For more information about anything contained on this page, please contact me to discuss.