A DUI in Oklahoma
A first-time DUI in Oklahoma is classified as a misdemeanor. However, don’t let that put your mind at ease; a DUI in Oklahoma is a serious crime. Your DUI will change your life in ways you wouldn’t expect—or want. It could affect your employment, your educational opportunities, your relationships, as well as your finances for years to come. With so much in the balance, it is hardly the time to go it alone or worse, plead guilty to “get it over with.”
Having an experienced DUI defender in your corner will change the dynamics of your DUI charge. If there ever were a time to fight for your life and future, a DUI charge is that moment.
DPS penalties for DUI arrest
Upon your arrest for a DUI, where your BAC is measured at .08% or higher, the Department of Public Safety could suspend your license for 180 days. A second offense is a one-year suspension, while a third offense is three years.
Oklahoma Penalties for DUI convictions
- Up to $1000 fine
- 10 days – 1 year in jail
Second DUI Offense:
- Filed as a felony if within 10 years of first conviction
- Up to $2500 fine
- 1 – 5 years in jail
Third DUI Offense:
- Filed as a felony if within 10 years of second conviction
- Up to $5000 fine
- 1 – 7 years in jail
In addition to the above penalties, there are consequences with DPS and other treatment related “penalties” which could include drug and alcohol evaluations, DUI schools, victim impact panel, inpatient and/or outpatient treatment.
Your DUI Defense
A DUI, as you can see, will dramatically alter your life and relationships. The above penalties are harsh, especially when you question the circumstances of your arrest and charge. Cooperation and pleading guilty won't yield leniency from the court; the opposite is true. You owe it to yourself and those who care about you to fight your charge. Let’s get started defending your DUI case. Call us today.
DUI DEFENDER - (405) 310-2515
DUI Attorney in Oklahoma City
101 Park Ave. Suite #205 Oklahoma City, OK 73102 - (405) 310-2515
820 West Robinson St. Norman, OK 73069 - (405) 310-2512
Serving Oklahoma City and the Surrounding Areas.
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