Kansas & Missouri DUI Penalties
DUI/DWI Attorney in Kansas & Missouri
A DUI is a serious offense both in Missouri and Kansas. It can result in
jail time, fines and suspension of driver's license. Multiple violations
increase the penalties dramatically. An accident involving serious injury
also enhances the penalties. Individuals charged with DUI need to contact
a Kansas City DUI attorney to protect their rights.
free consultation regarding your DUI charges when you contact the Kansas City firm.
DUI Penalties in Kansas
First Time DUI: Jail is 48 hours mandatory minimum. Alternatively one can do 100 hours
of community service. Fine is $500 to $1000. License suspension for 30
days followed by restricted license for next 330 days.
Multiple DUI: For the second DUI, the jail time is from 90 days. Fine is from $1000
to $1500. License suspension is for one year. Ignition Interlock device
is required. For third violation jail time includes a 72 hour mandatory
minimum jail time before work release is possible. Fourth violation is a
Felony DUI with a 180 minimum sentence up to one year. 144 hour mandatory minimum
jail time before work release is possible.
DUI Accident: Penalties enhanced according to seriousness of injuries.
DUI Penalties in Missouri
First Time DUI: Fine is $500 with jail time up to 6 months. The license suspension is
for 30 days with 60 days restricted license after suspension is over.
Multiple DUI: For the second offense, the fine goes up to $1000 and jail doubles to
one year. License suspension is for one year and if the second violation
is within 5 years of the first one, the license is suspended for 5 years.
Ignition interlock device is required. The third violation may entail
jail for 4 years and fine of up to $5000.
DUI Accident: Penalties increased depending on nature of injuries caused.
Kansas City DUI Lawyer With a History of Successful Results
DUI Defense Attorney Charles Green serves both sides of Kansas City as
he is licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. He aggressively defends clients
against DUI charges. He raises defenses based on
unlawful police stops and failures to follow procedures for
field sobriety tests and
breath and blood tests and presses for a not guilty verdict. He assists clients in fighting to
save their drivers licenses at
driver's license hearings and at trial. He is accomplished in DUI defense and has won many dismissals
and acquittal of charges.
Contact a DUI attorney in Kansas City
at the firm for energetic defense against DUI charges.