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Multiple DUI/Habitual Offender

A conviction for driving under the influence can result in devastating penalties, including fines, jail time and loss of driving privileges. With each successive charge, however, the penalties increase. You need an experienced criminal defense attorney who can protect you from the full criminal justice system and the Department of Motor Vehicles.

If you or a loved one was charged with DUAI, DUI or you are concerned about being charged with felony DUI, it is crucial that you seek legal guidance as soon as possible. The attorneys at Lerner & Lerner, P.C., can provide effective defense to clients throughout Nassau County. Schedule a free consultation at our firm as soon as possible to discuss your legal options.

Habitual Offender Status Means Increasing Penalties

Drivers are subjected to increasing penalties with subsequent charges.

  • First offense: Penalties can include up to a $500 fine, up to 15 days in jail and a 90-day license suspension.
  • Second offense: Penalties can include up to a $750 fine, up to 30 days in jail and a minimum of six-month license suspension.
  • Third and subsequent offenses: Penalties can include up to a $1,500 fine, up to 180 days in jail and up to a one-year license suspension.

When possible, our lawyers will examine your past driving history in an effort to get points removed. Additionally, we will negotiate to get your charges reduced if the possibility exists. We understand the severity of these charges and the impact a conviction will mean in your life. Call or visit our office with questions regarding multiple DUI charges.

Facing A Second Offense Drunk Driving Charge? Call Us For Help.

At Lerner & Lerner, P.C., we handle all types of traffic violations, and we will fight to reduce costs and, whenever possible, have traffic violations dismissed. To speak with a Nassau County defense lawyer, contact Lerner & Lerner, P.C., at 516-741-4100.

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