11 Things You Didn’t Know About A 2nd Time DUI
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11 Things You Didn’t Know About A 2nd Time DUI

A conviction of a second DUI when the prior DUI conviction or “wet reckless” offense was within the past 10 years increases the penalties under California vehicle code section 23540. This means longer jail time and more expensive fines, in addition to a longer DUI program and SR-22 filing requirement. Penalties for a Second Offense When an officer arrests someone…

Ignition Interlock Device Requirements From a DUI

If you have pled guilty to or have otherwise been convicted of a DUI, the court or DMV may require that you install an ignition interlock device (IID) in your vehicle when your license is reinstated. Below our DUI lawyers explain how the IID works, installation requirements and other frequently asked questions. Ignition Interlock Device Overview Update: SB…

7 Things You Should Know About a 4th DUI In California

In California, DUIs and wet reckless charges are priorable offenses. This means that each time you are convicted of another DUI or wet reckless offense such as a fourth DUI, the penalties increase in length and severity because of your past offenses. Below our DUI attorneys explain the penalties for 4th time DUI’s. Is A Fourth DUI A Felony?…

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DUI Causing Injury

Under California law, if you cause injury to any person other than yourself, you may be charged with vehicle code 23153 DUI causing injury1. Below our DUI lawyers explain the law including defenses and potential penalties for VC 23153. Overview of Vehicle Code 23153(a) 23153(b) You can be charged with §23153(a) even if your blood alcohol content is below…

How A DUI Affects Your Auto Insurance (SR-22 Requirements)

If you are convicted of a DUI or the DMV suspends your driver’s license because you were either under the influence of alcohol per vehicle code 23152(a) vc or your blood alcohol concentration level was 0.08% or higher under vehicle code 23152(b), then you will required to get an SR-22. How A DUI Will Affect Your Insurance A…

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Drivers’ License Suspension As A Result Of A 2nd DUI

Receiving a second DUI within a ten year period can result in a significantly longer drivers license suspension than a first offense. In California, a suspension of your license because of a DUI can range from 30 days to several years. The specific time depends on whether or not you have a prior DUI or wet reckless charge and whether…