DWI Second Offense and Subsequent Offenses

St. Paul DUI Repeat Offender Lawyer

As the number of DWI offenses goes up, so do the penalties. Multiple drunk driving arrests can land you in jail, place your job in jeopardy and result in the loss of many freedoms. If you have been charged with or arrested for a second, third or fourth DWI/DUI offense, talk to Keller Law Offices. We have more than 15 years of experience protecting the rights of Minnesotans who are facing the serious consequences of drunk driving.

Talk to our Minneapolis DWI second offense attorney today to get started on your defense. Call Keller Law Offices at (952) 913-1421 for a free initial consultation. We offer two metro area office locations for your convenience.

Penalties for DWI Second and Subsequent Offenses

If you have been charged with your second, third or fourth DUI or DWI, you face penalties such as:

  1. For a second offense occurring within 10 years of a previous violation, there is a 30-day mandatory minimum jail term, a maximum fine of $3,000 and a mandatory minimum one-year revocation of your license (two years if you test .16 or more). Any second offense DWI is a gross misdemeanor that can result in vehicle forfeiture .
  2. For a third offense occurring within 10 years of a previous violation, there is a 90-day mandatory minimum jail term, a maximum fine of $3,000, and mandatory minimum two-year revocation of your license and vehicle forfeiture.
  3. A fourth conviction within 10 years of three other convictions is a felony DWI and can bring fines of $14,000, mandatory jail term of 180 days, a possible seven years in prison and vehicle forfeiture.

As a St. Paul DUI repeat offender attorney, Max A. Keller can build the strongest defense possible on your behalf. Our law firm has a long record of successfully obtaining sentencing for our clients that is well below minimum mandatory requirements. We are aware of all factors that contribute to minimizing the penalties. These factors can include having a child at home, mobility issues, willingness to enter a treatment program and willingness to install an ignition interlock device.

Call for Your Free Initial Consultation

Schedule your free initial consultation with an attorney who has full knowledge of Minnesota DWI laws. Call Keller Law Offices at (952) 913-1421. You can also contact us online.
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