Drunk Driving Offenses (OWI OUI DWI) Attorney Ypsilanti MI
There are two main drunk driving offenses: Operating Under the Influence and Operating While Intoxicated. Breathalyzer results or blood results above a .08 will result in the higher charge of Operating While Intoxicated, which is 6 points and for a first offense carries a maximum fine of $500 plus court costs, a license suspension with 30 days that have no possibility of restricted license and possible immobilization of the car. Operating Under the Influence is a 4 point offense and carries a maximum fine of $300 plus court costs, and a license suspension. Second offenses of either charge (even if one was impaired and the other intoxicated) within 7 years of each other mandates a one year license revocation. A third offense at any point in one’s life is a felony and has a mandatory jail sentence.
Primarily serving the cities of Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and the counties of Wayne and Washtenaw, although we extend our legal services throughout the State of Michigan.
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