Driving under the influence is illegal in all 50 states. And
the consequences of even a first DUI are serious. Below you’ll find information
about first-offense DUIs, including the costs and state-specific penalties.
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What Should I Expect If I Get a First DUI?
The consequences of a first-offense DUI often include fines, license suspension, and substance abuse education courses.
How Much Does a First Offense DUI Cost?
We surveyed readers in different parts of the country who had been arrested for a first-offense DUI to find out how much they paid to resolve their case.
Minimize the Penalties for a First DUI Offense
Getting arrested and charged with driving under the influence can be anxiety-provoking. But there are often ways of minimizing the penalties you'll face for a conviction
Can I Get Jail Time for a First Misdemeanor DUI Conviction?
Whether or not you will be sentenced to jail time for your first misdemeanor DUI conviction depends on several different factors:
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