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Boulder DUI Attorney

Colorado DUI Penalties

If you have been arrested on DUI charges, you stand to face numerous penalties. The penalties for a DUI conviction in Boulder County will depend on the nature of your charges, but the general outline provided below will give you an idea of what you can expect to face if you’re found guilty of DUI.

1st DUI:

  • Jail: up to 1 year
  • Fines: $300-$1,000
  • Community Service: 48-96 hours
  • Driver’s license suspension

2nd DUI:

  • Jail: 10 days to 1 year
  • Fines: $500-$1,500
  • Community Service: 60-120 hours
  • Driver’s license suspension

DUI Conviction with Prior DWAI Conviction:

  • Jail: 7 days to 1 year
  • Fines: $450-$1,500
  • Community Service: 56-112 hours

1st DWAI

  • Jail: up to 180 days
  • Fines: $100-$500
  • Community Service: 24-48 hours
  • Possible driver’s license suspension

2nd DWAI

  • Jail: 5 days to 1 year
  • Fines: $300-$1,000
  • Community Service: 48-96 hours
  • Driver’s license suspension

2nd DWAI Conviction with Prior DUI Conviction

  • Jail: 6 days to 1 year
  • Fines: $400-$1,200
  • Community Service: 52-104 hours
  • Driver’s license suspension

In addition to these penalties, a DUI or DWAI conviction can result in probation, mandatory DUI classes, and points assessed to your driving record. Furthermore, your vehicle may be impounded, you may be required to install an ignition interlock device in your car, and your insurance rate will increase.

Contact a Boulder DUI Lawyer

If you’ve been arrested on DUI charges in Boulder County, you should contact an experienced DUI defense attorney immediately if you wish to avoid the aforementioned penalties. Boulder DUI attorney Chris Cessna is available to help you fight your charges, and prevent them from escalating into a conviction. With years of experience in DUI law, you can trust Mr. Cessna to provide you with the resources, guidance, and aggressive defense representation you need to successfully overcome your charges to win your case.

To schedule a free consultation to discuss your charges, please contact Boulder DUI lawyer Chris Cessna by calling (303) 720-7280.

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  • Each Case Handled With Personalized Service

  • NHTSA Certified Instructor in Field Sobriety Tests

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