Delaware First Offense DUI Laws
First Offense DUI Laws In Delaware
A first offense drunk driving charge in Delaware can exert very severe consequences on your life. Legal repercussions aside even for a first time offense the cost of a DUI can cost upwards of several thousand dollars. It is not a wise move to face your drunk driving charges alone. If you have been arrested for a first offense DUI in Delaware you should immediately consult with a Dover Delaware DUI Defense Lawyer.
Call Delaware DUI Defense Lawyers Julie Murray and Ron Phillips to discuss your pending drunk driving charges. You can reach us at 302-855-9300 or 302-697-2499 in Dover, Delaware. You can also email a first offense DUI attorney Delaware area. We can help you understand the consequences of a DUI in Delaware and how those consequences apply to your case. We also offer free consultations to those charged with DUI, traffic crimes and other criminal matters in Delaware.
First Time Drunk Driving Penalties In Delaware
A first time DUI offense can result in:
Up to 6 months in jail
Fines of $230.00-$1,150.00
License revocation; length of time depends on blood alcohol content (BAC)
Ignition interlock device mandatory if BAC is over .15
DUI Defense In Delaware
There are numerous ways to defend a first time DUI in Delaware. In an ideal scenario, your charges can get dismissed. In other cases, you may be able to get your charges downgraded to reckless driving alcohol related. Depending on your criminal background and the events leading up to your DUI you may qualify for Delaware’s First Time Offender Diversion program. Retaining a skilled Sussex County Delaware DUI Defense Attorney will ensure your case is handled effectively and that the best possible outcome is obtained.
Contact A Sussex County Delaware DUI Lawyer
Call Georgetown Delaware DWI Defense Attorneys Julianne E. Murray and Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. at 302 855 9300. Or, you can call our Dover, Delaware law office at 302 697 2499. You can also email Kent County Delaware DUI Crime Lawyers in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay here.
We handle all DUI and traffic violation cases in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware including Smyrna, Dover, Milford, Harrington, Millsboro, Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Laurel, Delmar, and Seaford.