Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
In the state of Michigan, Operating While Intoxicated 2nd offense is a misdemeanor. In order to face an operating while intoxicated 2nd offense, a person must have a prior DUI or OWI conviction in the past 7 years. You will definitely want to hire a lawyer if you are facing an operating while intoxicated 2nd offense. The penalties are much tougher for a second offense.
Driving while under the influence in Michigan is a very serious charge and the punishments for a second offense are more severe. The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan will work hard with you to get you the best results possible. Right after you get arrested for drunk driving, you should be thinking about how you are going to defend yourself against the charge. What will your strategy be? If you call Shawn today at 616-438-6719, he will give you the advice and guidance you need to get the best outcome possible. Local prosecutors, city attorneys, police officers and special interest groups will be doing everything they can to punish you!
Criminal Penalties for Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense
If convicted of a second OWI offense, the penalty you will be facing is between 5 days and 1 year in jail. Your driving privileges will be revoked for one year. You will not be guaranteed to get your driver’s license back after this one-year revocation. You will be facing fines in the thousands of dollars. You vehicle maybe immobilized or taken from you. You will be hammered with six points on your driver’s license. Finally, you could be ordered to perform up to 90 days of community service.
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