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DWI Penalties

Posted by attorney Mario Madrid

If you are a first-time offender, you could face the following penalties if convicted of DWI: o72 hours to 180 days in jail oUp to $2,000 in fines oSuspended driver's license for 90 days to 1 year oMinimum 24 hours community service oClass B misdemeanor on your record oDWI education class oProbation This doesn't include the economic and social impact on your life if you have to spend time in jail away from your job, home and family. The penalties could be much more severe if you have already been convicted of DWI within a specific time period. It is important to find an attorney that has experience defending DWIs to protect your liberty, driving record and your rights.

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