Genesee County Drunk Driving Attorney

Effective Representation for Drunken Driving Cases

Drunk driving is a serious offense and DWI cases are taken very seriously in the court of law and can result in jail time, suspension of driver’s license and/or heavy fines. Let the experienced lawyers at Paul Scott Attorney at Law handle any DUI, OWI, DWLS or CCW charge you may be facing.

Charges for first offense DUI
(if Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is below .017)

DUI | OWI Penalty Sheet

  • 1st Offense (No Priors)
    • Operating While impaired (No BAC presumption)
      Misdemeanor – 1 OR MORE:

      • Under a year in jail
      • Fine of up to $300
      • Up to 360 hours community service
      • License sanctions: 90 days restricted
      • 4 points on license
      • $500 driver responsibility fee for consecutive years
    • Operating While intoxicated (No BAC .08 or higher)
      Misdemeanor – 1 OR MORE:

      • Under a year in jail
      • Fine of up to $300
      • Up to 360 hours community service
      • License sanctions: 30 days suspended/150          days restricted
      • 4 points on license
      • $1000 driver responsibility fee for consecutive years
  • 2nd Offense (Any Priors within & years)
    • Operating While impaired (No BAC presumption)
      Misdemeanor

      • $200-$1000 fine
        AND 1 OR MORE
      • 5 days to 1 year in jail
      • 30 to 90 days in community service
        License sanctions: minimum 1 year revocation of license / no restriction is possible*
      • 4 points on license
      • $500 driver responsibility fee for consecutive years
    • Operating While intoxicated (No BAC .08 or higher)
      Misdemeanor

      • $200-$1000 fine
        AND 1 OR MORE
      • 5 days to 1 year in jail
      • 30 to 90 days in community service
        License sanctions: minimum 1 year revocation of license / no restriction is possible*
      • 6 points on license
      • $1000 driver responsibility fee for consecutive years
  • 3rd Offense (2 Priors of any kind in past 10 years)
    • Operating While impaired (No BAC presumption)
      FELONY

      • $500-$5500 fine
        AND EITHER
      • 1 to 5 years in prison
        OR
      • 30 to 1 year in jail, probition and 60 – 180 days community service
        License sanctions: minimum 1  to 5 year revocation*
      • Mandatory 1 – 3 year vehicle immobilization
    • Operating While intoxicated (No BAC .08 or higher)
      FELONY

      • $500-$5500 fine
        AND EITHER
      • -1 to 5 years in prison
        OR
      • -30 to 1 year in jail, probition and 60 – 180 days community service
        License sanctions: minimum 1  to 5 year revocation*
      • Mandatory 1 – 3 year vehicle immobilization

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