Mississippi DUI Penalties

Learn About DUI Laws in Mississippi

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After being arrested for DUI, you likely have a number of questions and concerns on your mind, such as what types of penalties you will be facing. In an effort to reduce drunk driving, the state of Mississippi has become increasingly tough on those convicted of DUI. Although you may not think that DUI charges are very serious, a conviction can affect your life in a number of ways.

Mississippi DUI Penalties

The penalties for a DUI become more severe after each conviction.

First DUI Offense:

  • Minimum of 48 hours in jail
  • Between $250-$1,000 in fines
  • License suspension for 90 days
  • Installation of ignition interlock device
  • Mandatory alcohol education classes

Second DUI Offense:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • Between $600-$1,500 in fines
  • License suspension for two years
  • Mandatory installation of ignition interlock device
  • Mandatory alcohol education classes
  • Community service

Third DUI Offense (Felony Charge):

  • Up to 5 years in jail
  • Fines between $2,000 to $5,000
  • License suspension for up to 5 years
  • Mandatory installation of ignition interlock installation

There may be inconclusive evidence in the blood and breath test, field sobriety tests, or other circumstances that could be used to mount a strong defense.Talk to an experienced attorney at the Miller Law Offices to learn more about DUI penalties, laws, and potential defenses.

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At the Miller Law Offices, our knowledgeable and skilled lawyer is prepared to defend your rights aggressively. We have over 20 years of legal experience and have handled over 10,000 cases. Our lead attorney is a certified DUI defense specialist and has proven his abilities as a high-powered litigator. We can advocate on your behalf to help minimize the potential penalties and protect your best interests.

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Get an Expert to Fight Your DUI Charge

Have you been arrested for drunk or drugged driving? Has your driver’s license already been suspended? You can find the hard-hitting advocacy you need with Keith Miller. He is a member of the National College of DUI Defense. He is also certified in the use of the Intoxilyzer 8000, Mississippi’s official equipment for conducting breath tests.

This gives our DUI lawyer the expertise to challenge even failed breath test results. At our Mississippi DUI firm, we have the credentials, insights, and dedication you deserve to have in your corner.

  • National College For DUI Defense
  • Certified in Intoxilyzer 8000

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