What You Need to Know About Memorial Day DUIs in Maryland

What You Need to Know Abo…

Memorial Day Weekend is one of the most popular weekends for DUIs every year. Unfortunately, a DUI can drastically affect your life for a very long time, which is why if you have been charged with one, you will need to retain the assistance of an experienced Maryland criminal defense attorney today. Without doing so, you may face skyrocketing insurance premiums, a criminal record, and more. Please continue reading and reach out to our firm to learn more about DUIs in Maryland and how we can help you. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What happens if I get a DUI in Maryland?

Even if this is only your first DUI, in Maryland, you can expect to face serious ramifications that may impact you for years to come. The consequences for a first-offense Maryland DUI are as follows:

  • 12 on your license
  • A $1,000 fine
  • Up to one year of jail
  • Potential license revocation for up to 6 months

What are the penalties for a second DUI in Maryland?

If you are charged with a second DUI in Maryland, the courts will most likely now treat you as a repeat offender and you will face the following consequences:

  • A $2,000 fine
  • A license revocation of one year
  • Up to 2 years in jail
  • 12 points on your driver's license

What are the consequences of a third or subsequent DUI offense in Maryland?

If this is your third or subsequent DUI, you may lose your license forever, especially without the assistance of a knowledgeable Maryland criminal defense attorney on your side. The penalties for a third DUI offense in Maryland are as follows:

  • A mandatory license suspension
  • Possible participation in an alcohol abuse assessment and program
  • Mandatory installation of the Ignition Interlock Device

If you have any additional questions about your DUI charge and how our firm can help you fight it, please do not hesitate to give us a call today. There are various potential defenses that we can use to your benefit to have your charges mitigated, or, in the best cases, dropped altogether. We are ready to vigorously fight for your rights, from beginning to end.

Contact our experienced Maryland firm

Here at the Ruben Law Firm, we understand how much your legal situation means to you. That is why we pledge to provide you with the personalized attention you deserve, every step of the way. Our firm is more than happy to assist you through matters of personal injury law, bankruptcy, family law, criminal defense, and estate planning. Attorney Ruben has helped clients achieve favorable results in a wide array of legal matters for years, and he is ready to do the same for you. Simply contact the Ruben Law Firm today.