One of the most common impressions DUI suspects face after their first arrest is how easy it was to get caught. DUI stops and arrests happen all the time to law-abiding citizens from every walk of life due to simple and even momentary lapses in judgement. If a conviction occurs, penalties not only can greatly interrupt the life of the accused, but also persist as a black mark on their driving record.
At Wruble Law Group, we understand how dismayed many first-time DUI suspects are following their charge. Often, these are citizens who have never had a legal issue before and want to put this matter behind them has swiftly and favorably as possible. With our dedicated and proven South Bend DUI defense lawyers by your side, that's precisely the kind of aggressive, proactive approach our clients can expect. Our team has more than four decades of collective legal experience with these matters and is ready to assuredly pursue the best possible outcome on your behalf.
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Unlike other misdemeanors, which come with a simple fine or minimal jail time, DUI convictions can have a greater impact for the accused. This is because multiple types of penalties that can apply, enforced by both the state under the criminal statute (IC 9-30-5) and the BMV.
First-time DUI penalties in Indiana can include: