Kentucky DUI

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Penalties and alternative solutions for DUI First Offense

1. Imprisonment, home incarceration and community service; 2. Monetary fine, DUI service fee and court costs; 3. Suspended driving privileges and hardship license; and 4. Alcohol or substance treatment program. Penalties may be increased by aggravating circumstances and repeat offenses.

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Defenses

As with any criminal offense, the state has the burden of proving your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt and only with evidence that was properly obtained. Evidence may be challenged on many grounds, for example: 1. Illegal stop; 2. Roadblock; 3. Alcohol and drug testing, compliance with standards and regulations for field sobriety, breathalyzer, blood and urine tests; 4. Proof of your impairment and the legal limit; 5. Miranda rights - your right to remain silent; 6. Citizen tips; and 7. Stationary vehicles.

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