Penalties In Colorado For DUI And DWAI

A DUI conviction will stay with you for life. If you have been charged with DUI or DWAI, do not take chances with your future. You should obtain experienced legal representation as soon as possible.

I am J.B. Katz, a lawyer who has been defending people accused of DUI, DWAI and other crimes for more than 20 years. Whenever possible, I try to get a DUI charge dismissed, or reduced to a non-alcohol driving offense. In your case, I will fight for your rights and freedom.

A DUI Lawyer Can Make A Difference In Your Case

The best outcome in a DUI case is to get the charge dismissed. I will look at every aspect of your case, looking for a way to obtain a positive outcome for you. Even if a DUI charge cannot be overcome, having experienced legal representation can make a difference.

In many cases, I have been able to minimize the penalties my clients have incurred. I am a canny negotiator, and if I can't beat the charge, I will use my skills and experience to obtain the best possible outcome for you.

Penalties For Drunk Driving

Penalties for DUI/DWAI offenses appear below:

OffenseAggravatorsJailMandatory JailFinesUseful Public ServiceLicense Effect
DUINone5 days-1 yearNone$300-$1,00048-96 hoursSuspension
DUIBAC>.290 days-1 year10 days$500-$1,50060-120 hours12 points and suspension
DUIPrior DWAI70 days-1 year7 days$450-$1,00056-112 hoursPossible 1 year revocation
DUIPrior DUI90 days-1 year10 days$500-$1,50060-120 hoursPossible 1 year revocation
DWAINone2-180 daysNone$100-$50024-48 hours8 points and suspension
DWAIBAC >.290 days-1 year10 days$500-$1,50060-120 hours8 points and suspension
DWAIPrior DWAI45 days-1 year5 days$300-$1,00048-96 hoursPossible 1 year revocation
DWAIPrior DUI60 days-1 year6 days$400-$1,20052-104 hoursPossible 1 year revocation
Baby DUI (under 21)NoneNoneNone$100 Class A Traffic InfractionNone4 points and suspension

Free Consultations For Those Facing DUI, DUID Or DWAI Charges

To talk to me about your case, you may reach me at my Breckenridge office by calling or texting 970-368-2321 or by sending me an email. As your attorney, I will fight to protect your driving privileges, and will make every effort to reduce the potential consequences that you may be facing.