A charge of driving under the influence is considered a second DUI offense if you have a prior DUI conviction on your record within the prior seven years. Penalties are automatically increased for a second DUI offense. Barring the presence of any aggravating circumstances which cause charges and penalties to be increased, the consequences for a second DUI involve:
If your blood alcohol content is equal to or greater than .15%, of if you refused chemical testing, you are subject to greater penalties. Whatever your circumstances, our team of experienced Lynnwood DUI attorneys can help you to fight your charges and attempt to avoid such consequences.
The Dichter Law Office, PLLC has helped many people just like you get through the trauma of being charged with driving under the influence. We know that all can seem hopeless and the potential consequences incredibly frightening, but we are here to fight for your rights and your freedom. Along with a private investigator, we can review the scene and circumstances of the arrest, police reports, the government's evidence against you, the validity of any tests administered, and any witness accounts can all be considered. Our firm will be looking for any points which show injustices and render your charges invalid, any evidence that proves your innocence or any information that casts a reasonable doubt as to your guilt.
Contact a Lynnwood DUI lawyer if you are facing your second DUI charge within a seven-year period.