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Florida DUI Conviction Penalties

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DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages, Chemical Substances or Controlled Substances). s. 316.193, F.S.

Fine Schedule s. 316.193(2)(a)-(b), F.S.

Community Service - s. 316.193 (6)(a), F.S.

Probation - s. 316.193 (5)(6), F.S.

Imprisonment - s. 316.193 (2)(a) 2, 4(b), (6)(j), F.S.

Impoundment of Immobilization of Vehicle - s. 316.193 (6), F.S.

DUI Misdemeanor Conviction: (Accident Involving Property Damage or Personal Injury)-s. 316.193 (3), F.S.

DUI Felony Conviction: (Repeat Offenders or Accidents Involving Serious Bodily Injury)-s. 316.193 (2),(3) F.S.

Manslaughter and Vehicular Homicide -s. 316.193 (3), F.S.

Driver License Revocation Periods for DUI -s. 322.271, F.S. and s. 322.28,F.S.

  1. First Conviction: Minimum 180 days revocation, maximum 1 year.

  2. Second Conviction Within 5 Years: Minimum 5 years revocation. May be eligible for hardship reinstatement after 1 year. Other 2nd offenders same as "A" above.

  3. Third Conviction Within 10 Years: Minimum 10 years revocation. May be eligible for hardship reinstatement after 2 years. Other 3rd offenders same as "A" above; one conviction more than 10 years prior and one within 5 years, same as "B" above.

  4. Fourth Conviction: No hardship reinstatement.

  5. DUI Manslaughter: Mandatory permanent revocation. If no prior DUI related convictions, may be eligible for hardship reinstatement after 5 years.

  6. Manslaughter, DUI Serious Bodily Injury, or Vehicular Homicide Convictions: Minimum 3-year revocation. DUI Serious Bodily Injury having prior DUI conviction is same as "B-D" above.

Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV) – Alcohol-Related Convictions/Disqualifications - s. 322.61, F.S.

At Cohen Law, P.A., we understand the uncertainty you may experience when charged with a DUI crime, the severity of penalties if convicted, and the impact a conviction may have on your life. We defend those charged with a DUI crime while aggressively protecting your legal rights.



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