Southaven Criminal Defense Attorney Represents Clients Charged with Repeat and Felony DUI Offenses
Aggressively fighting for clients’ rights in Southaven, Olive Branch, Hernando and throughout the area since 1964
A drunk driving conviction carries serious consequences, which you have likely already had a taste of if you are reading this page. A repeat DUI or a felony DUI is conviction can carry enhanced penalties and it can affect your criminal record in many ways. If you were involved in a drunk driving accident where there was bodily injury or a fatality, or if you already had two previous DUI convictions and now you are facing a third drunk driving arrest within five years you can be charged with a felony DUI.
At Taylor Jones Taylor, the Southaven DUI attorney team conducts a thorough investigation of the circumstances of your arrest and they build a strong defense on behalf of their clients. The firm guides clients throughout the state, including those in Olive Branch and Hernando, through the judicial system and offers knowledgeable legal guidance.
Penalties for the 3rd or subsequent DUI offense in 5 years
If you are convicted of a repeat DUI offense within 5 years, you may get the following penalties:
- Driver’s license suspension for 5 years
- License reinstatement fee of $175.
- Driver’s license restricted with an ignition interlock device (IID)
- Filing of an SR22 for 3 years
- You can face fines of $2,000 to $5,000
- Jail time of 1 to 5 years or more with injuries (not to exceed 25 years)
- Forfeiture of your vehicle
- Completion of a drug and alcohol treatment program
If you are facing a second or third DUI, there are also certain circumstances that could cause you to incur additional penalties because of a car crash with bodily injury or death. If you are underage, your driver’s license will be suspended until you are 21 years old or for two years – whichever is the longest
Record of a repeat DUI can be used against you
In Mississippi, prior DUI convictions remain on your record and can be used against you when you are being charged with another DUI for as long as 5 years. If you have been arrested and charged with the third DUI within 5 years, or a felony DUI, then you are going to require the aggressive representation that the DUI attorneys at the law firm of Taylor Jones Taylor provide.
Talk to an experienced Southaven DUI attorney today
If you have been charged with a third or subsequent DUI for a drunk driving accident you are going to require the services of a Mississippi DUI attorney immediately. At the law firm of Taylor Jones Taylor, the skilled Southaven DUI defense attorneys know how to build a strong defense on your behalf. You are welcome to call Taylor Jones Taylor at 662-342-1300 or fill out this contact form to speak with an attorney in the Southaven, Hernando or Olive Branch office. How can we help you today?