DUI Penalties | Denver, CO

What Are the Consequences of a DUI Conviction?

If you have been arrested on DUI charges, the consequences of conviction can be severe; and without proper defense, DUI charges can easily result in a conviction, which then results in a number of DUI penalties. That is why it is important to obtain an experienced and aggressive Denver DUI defense attorney.

If convicted of DUI, you can expect to face the following penalties:

1st DUI Conviction

  • Up to 1 year in jail
  • $300-$1,000 in fines
  • 48 to 96 hours of community service

2nd DUI Conviction

  • 10 days to 1 year in jail
  • $500-$1,500
  • 60 to 120 hours of community service

DUI Conviction with Prior DWAI Conviction

  • 7 days to 1 year in jail
  • $450-$1,500 in fines
  • 56 to 112 hours of community service

1st DWAI Conviction

  • Up to 180 days in jail
  • $100-$500 in fines
  • 24 to 48 hours of community service

2nd DWAI Conviction

  • 5 days to 1 year in jail
  • $300-$1,000 in fines
  • 48 to 96 hours of community service

2nd DWAI Conviction with Prior DUI Conviction

  • 6 days to 1 year in jail
  • $400-$1,200 in fines
  • 52 to 104 hours of community service

In addition to these penalties, you can also expect to face a driver’s license suspension and mandatory DUI classes.

Furthermore, the penalties will likely be enhanced if you:

  • Caused an accident that resulted in the serious injury or death of another person
  • Drove with a minor in the vehicle
  • Drove with a BAC of .20 or higher

If you are facing DUI charges in Denver, CO, you can depend on attorney Chris Cessna to provide you with the exceptional defense you need to effectively fight your charges. Mr. Cessna has extensive experience in DUI defense, and has had a great deal of success in getting his clients’ DUI charges reduced to a lesser offense or dismissed completely.

With Mr. Cessna working on your behalf, you can feel confidant knowing that all possible steps will be taken to increase your chances of avoiding a DUI conviction and DUI penalties.