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Types of DUI Charges in Richmond Hills

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Most people know that driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can get them in trouble with the law. But most people don’t know that not all DUI charges are alike. In fact, there are several different types of DUI charges, and which one you are accused of could significantly change the potential penalties you face, the requirements you must adhere to, and the consequences you will experience if you are convicted.

However, every DUI charge has one thing in common: you should not attempt to defend yourself, but instead trust your case to an experienced Richmond Hills DUI lawyer. When you call Balbo & Gregg, Attorneys at Law, PC, you are putting more than 25 years of DUI defense experience on your side. We have helped clients through all types of DUI charges, ranging from the most minor to the most severe. Your ideal outcome is our highest priority, and we fight tirelessly to help you preserve your rights and freedoms all throughout your case. Our attorneys can stand up for you both in your Administrative License Hearing and in your criminal trial.

Call Balbo & Gregg, Attorneys at Law, PC today at 866-580-3089 to request an initial consultation and get help with your DUI charges now!

Criminal Classifications of DUI Charges

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol charges can vary based on the circumstances of your crime. Most DUI charges are misdemeanors. However, extreme cases that are particularly dangerous or cause serious injuries can be elevated to a Class 6 felony. This means DUI charges are known as a “wobbler” crime.

Penalties for a DUI conviction could include:

· Jail time

· Large fines

· Victim restitution

· Administrative license revocation

· Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device

· Alcohol education class completion

· Civil forfeiture of your vehicle (felony convictions only)

Repeat offenders also face stiffer penalties. For a second offense within five years, you could face an increased fine and a longer jail sentence (including a mandatory minimum sentence). Third-time offenders within a 10-year period are automatically charged with felony DUI.

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