Although being criminally charged with drunken driving is serious from the very beginning, it is important to realize that with each subsequent arrest that the penalties and severity of the situation will become increasingly more severe. If you were arrested for another DUI, call Taracks & Associates as soon as possible to retain the defense of an experienced Tampa DUI attorney.
If you are charged with your second DUI, as outlined in §316.193 of the 2010 Florida Code, you will be facing penalties that include the following:
A third DUI offense could put you at risk for incurring the following penalties:
A fourth DUI offense, especially if the fourth offense occurred within ten years of the prior offenses, is incredibly serious. Fourth and subsequent DUI offenses mean that you will likely face a lifetime license suspension in addition to fines and jail time.
Due to the increasingly severe penalties, it is important that a defendant receives comprehensive legal assistance from the very beginning. If you have recently been criminally charged with a DUI, you cannot afford to be flippant with your future – you simply are not given that luxury. You need to be confident that you have an aggressive Tampa criminal defense lawyer on your side that you can trust.
At Taracks & Associates, we know what is on the line when we take on a client and we are fully prepared to do everything that we can to help you obtain the just outcome that you fully deserve. Are you facing a second, third or fourth DUI offense? Contact a Tampa DUI attorney from our firm to learn more about how we can help you to defend your best interests.