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Louisiana DWI � Law, Lawyers, Penalty and Fines

UPDATED: February 11, 2020

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A DWI charge is a serious matter. Whether it’s your first offense or your third offense, you need information and help and you need them fast. Here is your one-stop source for Louisiana DWI lawyers, Louisiana DWI laws, and what a Louisiana DWI attorney can do for you.

Louisiana DUI/DWI Glossary of Terms

Louisiana DUI/DWI Insurance Consequences:

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How a DUI/DWI Lawyer Can Help

Louisiana DWI Convictions:

First Offense: 

Jail:  Up to 6 months in jail.

Fine:  $1,000.

License Revocation:  90 days.

 

Second Offense: 

Jail:  Minimum of 48 hours, up to 6 months.

Fine: $1,000.

License Revocation: 1 year.

 

 

Third Offense:  Classified as a felony offense. 

Jail:  Minimum of 45 days in jail, up to 5 years.  30 days of community service.

Fine:  $2,000.

License Revocation: 2 years.

 

Louisiana BAC Per Se: 0.08%

High BAC: 0.15%

BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02%

Commercial Driver BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle:   0.04%

Louisiana Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. Upon first refusal of an alcohol test, your license can be suspended for up to six months.

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