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An individual with prior DUI convictions faces difficulties because a judge is more likely to believe the offender is guilty and may impose stiff penalties. Such an individual can benefit from the professional criminal defense of Okabe & Haushalter. We represent DUI cases and help clients charged with DUI with an earlier conviction on record. In every Las Vegas DUI cases that we handle, our goal as a firm is a strong defense that results in reduced charges or case dismissal.

Penalties for Second, Third & Subsequent DUI Offenses

It is necessary to have a strong defense when charged with multiple DUI offenses due to the seriousness of the crime and the extent of the penalties.

Common punishment for multiple DUIs can include:

  • Second Offense – 10 days to 6 months in jail, 1 year probation, $750-$1,000 fines, court fees, DUI School, vehicle ignition locking device, and license suspension.
  • Third Offense – Within the past 7 years, a felony with 1 year state prison, up to $5,000 fines, court fees, DUI School, ignition locking device, and license revocation.

Some factors that can influence the degree of penalties include:

  • Minors present in the vehicle at the time of the DUI arrest;
  • DUI accident with great bodily harm or death; or
  • Leaving the scene of an accident.

A defense lawyer can challenge all evidence presented during a DMV hearing and in criminal courts. Sobriety tests, arresting officer statements, witness accounts, forensics, and other evidence are areas we can attack for validity and accuracy. Our attorneys fight for the rights of our clients and protect their interests during all steps of the DUI process.

Work with Aggressive Las Vegas DUI Attorneys

Individuals with multiple DUI offenses should contact our firm immediately following an arrest and before speaking with authorities. A defendant can make possible incriminating statements that prosecution can use during the criminal proceedings. Our attorneys have experience from past work as prosecutors and know how to bring the perspective of both sides of the law when building a defense for our clients. We pride ourselves on successful case results and offer effective representation inside and outside the courtroom.

Contact a Las Vegas DUI lawyer for legal defense against multiple offenses.