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DUI THIRD OFFENSE

A third DUI offense is a felony, generally resulting in mandatory incarceration. Our Detroit DUI Lawyers have successfully represented many drivers charged with DUI third offenses and negotiated and litigated the charges down to a misdemeanor with no jail sentence. Please contact our Firm if you are facing these charges.

The Court may impose any combination of the following upon sentencing:

  • $500 to $5,000 fine, and either of the following:
  • 1 to 5 years imprisonment.
  • Probation, with 30 days to 1 year in jail.
  • 60 to 180 days community service.
  • Driver’s license revocation and denial if there are 2 convictions within 7 years or 3 convictions within 10 years. The minimum period of revocation and denial is 1 year (minimum of 5 years if there was a prior revocation within 7 years).
  • License plate confiscation.
  • Vehicle immobilization for 1 to 3 years, unless the vehicle is forfeited.
  • Possible vehicle forfeiture.
  • Vehicle registration denial.
  • 6 points added to the offender’s driving record.
  • Michigan Driver Responsibility Fee of $1,000 for 2 consecutive years.

If you or someone you know has charged with a DUI third offense, contact the Draper Law Firm today.