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 nonalcohol 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:
|Offense||Aggravators||Jail||Mandatory Jail||Fines||Useful Public Service||License Effect|
|DUI||None||5 days-1 year||None||$300-$1,000||48-96 hours||Suspension|
|DUI||BAC>.2||90 days-1 year||10 days||$500-$1,500||60-120 hours||12 points and suspension|
|DUI||Prior DWAI||70 days-1 year||7 days||$450-$1,000||56-112 hours||Possible 1 year revocation|
|DUI||Prior DUI||90 days-1 year||10 days||$500-$1,500||60-120 hours||Possible 1 year revocation|
|DWAI||None||2-180 days||None||$100-$500||24-48 hours||8 points and suspension|
|DWAI||BAC >.2||90 days-1 year||10 days||$500-$1,500||60-120 hours||8 points and suspension|
|DWAI||Prior DWAI||45 days-1 year||5 days||$300-$1,000||48-96 hours||Possible 1 year revocation|
|DWAI||Prior DUI||60 days-1 year||6 days||$400-$1,200||52-104 hours||Possible 1 year revocation|
|Baby DUI (under 21)||None||None||None||$100 Class A Traffic Infraction||None||4 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.