If you have been charged with a DUI, but it is not your first one, you can be up against very harsh penalties. Even a first DUI is nothing you want to trifle with, but a repeat offense means that the penalties you face will be higher than the first time around. If you are arrested for a second, third, or subsequent DUI, reach out to an experienced attorney from our firm at once!
Sentence enhancements are applied to subsequent DUI offenses committed within a period of 84 months. Here is the sentencing you can expect for a second DUI offense:
For third and subsequent offenses, these penalties are increased and they will be classified as a felony offense. This means that you will face lifelong consequences for a conviction, including the loss of a right to own firearms.
The state of Arizona specifically targets and inflicts harsh penalties on repeat offenders.
Do not think your case is hopeless, however. There are many factors that impact a case and having a powerful and knowledgeable Tempe DUI attorney on your side can make a big difference. We have skilled negotiation tactics and litigation practices which can prove effective in obtaining a more lenient sentence.
If you or a loved one have been charged for DUI for multiple times, do not hesitate to speak with us. We are available day or not and are always on your side!
At Reque Law Firm, PLLC, we are ready to meet your legal needs and help you fight for the best possible outcome. We offer clients a free consultation with our Tempe and Scottsdale criminal defense attorneys. Do not wait to speak with us to see what options you have for a defense. Schedule your free case evaluation today!