If you are convicted of DUI (Driving Under the Influence) for the first time in Jacksonville, Florida, there is a minimum punishment called the DUI First Minimums.
At a minimum, you will be placed on 6 months probation to do the following:
– Perform 50 hours of community service.
– Complete DUI school.
– Complete the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Victim Impact Panel
– Lose your license for 6 months if you blew into the intoxilyzer or if you refused, 1 year.
– Impound your car for 10 days.
– Pay a fine.
A DUI carries a mandatory adjudication. That means that for the rest of your life, you will have been convicted of a crime. At a maximum, you could receive 6 months in jail on a first DUI. Any DUI, even a first, carries significant consequences and should be looked at by an experienced DUI lawyer.
If you have been arrested for DUI in Jacksonville, Clay County, St. Johns County, or Nassau County, contact our Jacksonville DUI Lawyers at (904) 634-0900 today!