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Law Offices of Robert Tager
2785 Gulf To Bay Blvd.
Clearwater, FL 33759

Phone: (727) 723-1616
Fax: (727) 723-7105

Clearwater Florida DUI Help & Questions

Being convicted of a DUI carries many different consequences.

DUI Penalties In Florida

Below is the minimum sentence the law requires if convicted of a DUI. However the sanctions could be higher if your Blood Alcohol Content is over a .20 or you were under 21 years old when arrested.

First DUI Conviction

  • Up to 6 Months in County Jail.
  • Fine of at least $250 but no more then $500.00.
  • 12 months of Probation, including DUI school, community service, alcohol evaluation and treatment, and a victim impact panel.
  • License revocation of 6 months up to one year. (Different 6 months then when arrested and blew over .08 or refused).
  • Vehicle Impoundment for at least 10 days.
  • If Breath Alcohol results were over .20, ignition interlock device.

Second DUI Arrest within 5 years of Last DUI Conviction

  • Fine of At least $500.00 to a maximum of $1000.00
  • Minimum Incarceration of 10 days up to 9 months.
  • Drivers License Suspension for 5 years.
  • Car is impounded for a minimum 30 days.
  • 12 Months probation, DUI School, level 2.
  • Ignition interlock device for 1 year, if breath results over .20 then ignition interlock device for 2 years. 

Second DUI Arrest outside 5 Years of Last DUI Conviction

  • Fine of at least $500 to no more then $1000.00
  • Suspension of Drivers License for 6 months to one year.
  • Probation for 1 year including DUI School, level 2.
  • Minimum Incarceration of 10 days up to 9 months.
  • Car impoundment for minimum 30 days.
  • Ignition interlock device for a minimum of 1 year, if breath results over .20 then interlock device for 2 years.

Third DUI Arrest With in 10 Years of any DUI Conviction. (Felony)

  • A fine of not less than $1,000 or more than $5,000.
  • Incarceration of 30 days to 5 years
  • Your license will be suspended for 10 years
  • Probation for 0 to 5 years
  • Impoundment of vehicle for 90 days
  • Ignition device for at least 2 years
  • May petition for a BPO after 24 months Fine of at Least

Third DUI Arrest Outside 10 Years of all DUI Convictions (Misdemeanor)

  • A fine of not less than $1,000 or more than $2,500
  • Incarceration up to 1 year
  • Your license will be suspended for 5 years
  • Probation for 1 year
  • Ignition device at least 2 years
  • You are not eligible for a BPO