Connecticut DUI Lawyers, and Convictions
UPDATED: February 25, 2020
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A DUI charge is a serious matter. Whether it is your first offense or your third offense, you need legal information and legal help and you need them fast. Here is your one-stop source for Connecticut DUI laws, Connecticut DUI lawyers, and what a Connecticut DUI attorney can do for you.
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Connecticut DWI Convictions:
First DWI Offense: Six months in jail with a mandatory minimum of two days OR up to six months suspended with probation requiring 100 hours of community service.
Fines: Range from $500-$1,000.
License Suspension: 1 year.
Second DWI Offense: A mandatory minimum of 120 consecutive days in prison, up to two years; 100 hours of community service and probation.
Fines: Range from $1,000 to $4,000.
License suspension: 3 years.
Ignition interlock device: 24 months.
Third DWI Offense: Up to 3 years in prison, with mandatory minimum of 1 year and probation. Also, 100 hours community service.
Fines: Range from $2,000 to $8,000.
License Revocation: Permanately revoked. A person may request a hearing after at least 6 years after date of revocation.
Connecticut BAC Per Se: 0.08 %
High BAC: 0.16 %
BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02 %
Commercial Vehicle Driver BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle: 0.04%
Connecticut Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. If you refuse an alcohol test, your license will be suspended for six months.