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DUI Criminal Penalties

If you are convicted for DUI in Sarasota County Florida or Manatee County Florida, you may be subjected to criminal penalties as provided by Section 316.193, Florida Statutes. These penalties include the following:

First Offense / Conviction

a. Fine: $250.00 – $500.00 (.20% or higher: $500.00 – $1,000.00)
b. License suspension: 6 months – 1 year
c. Probation: 6 months – 1 year
d. Incarceration: 0 – 6 months (.20% or higher: 0 – 9 months)
e. Impoundment: at least 10 days
f. Ignition interlock device: (.20% or higher: 0-6 months)

Second Offense / Conviction (within 5 years)

a. Fine: $500.00 – $1,000.00 (.20% or higher: $1,000.00 – $2000.00)
b. License suspension: 5 years
c. Probation: 1 year
d. Incarceration: 10 days – 9 months (.20% or higher: 10 days – 1 year)
e. Impoundment: at least 30 days impoundment
f. Ignition device: at least 1 year (.20% or higher: at least 2 years)

Second Offense / Convictin (beyond 5 years)

a. Fine: $500.00 – $1,000.00 (.20% or higher: $1,000.00 – $2,000.00)
b. License Suspension: 6 months – 1 year
c. Probation: 1 year
d. Incarceration: 0 – 9 months (.20 or higher: 0 – 12 months)
e. Ignition device: at least 1 year (.20% or higher: at least 2 years)

Third Conviction within 10 years (Felony)

a. Fine: $.00 – $5,000.00 (.20% or higher: $2,000.00 – $5,000.00)
b. License Suspension: 1 year
c. Probation: 0 to 5 years
d. Incarceration: 30 days – 5 years
e. Impoundment: 90 days impoundment
f. Ignition device: at least 2 years

Third Conviction beyond 10 years (Misdemeanor)

a. Fine: $1,000.00 – $2,500.00 (.20% or higher: $2,000.00 – $5,000.00)
b. License Suspension: 6 months -1 year
c. Probation: 1 year
d. Incarceration: 0 – 1 year
e. Ignition device: at least 2 years

Fourth Offense / Conviction (Misdemeanor)

a. Fine: $1,000.00 – $2,500.00 (.20% or higher: $2,000.00 – $5,000.00)
a. License Suspension: Permanent
a. Probation: 1 year
b. Incarceration: 0 – 1 year

Fourth Offense / Conviction (Felony)

a. Fine: $1,000.00 – $5,000.00 (.20% or higher: $1,000.00 – $5,000.00)
b. License Suspension: Permanent
d. Probation: 0- 5 years
e. Incarceration: 0 – 5 years

Second Refusal (Misdemeanor)

a. Fine: $.00 – $1,000.00
b. License Suspension: 18 months
c. Probation: Up to 1 year
d; Incarceration: 30 days up to 1 year

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