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Delaware Misdemeanor DUI Lawyers

The state of Delaware can charge a DUI as either a misdemeanor or a felony. Unless there is personal injury, or it is your third DUI, you will be charged with a misdemeanor. A DUI conviction will exert very serious legal, financial and administrative consequences on your life. If you face misdemeanor DUI charges in Delaware, you need to speak with a Delaware Misdemeanor DUI Lawyer serving all of Kent County and Sussex County, Delaware.

When you need a misdemeanor lawyer in Delaware, please call us to discuss your case. Reach our Sussex County DUI law office by calling at 302-855-9300. Reach our Kent County DUI law office at 302-422-9300. You can also email Delaware DWI Defense Attorneys Murray, Phillips & GayMr. Phillips offers free consultations to those charged with DUI in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware.

Misdemeanor DUI 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

A second DUI offense can result in:

  • 60 mandatory days in jail and up to 18 months total
  • Fines ranging from $575.00-$2,3000.00
  • License revocation; length of time depends on blood alcohol content (BAC)
    • If BAC is less than .2 you are subject to 24 months license revocation
    • If BAC is .2 or greater you will face 30 months license revocation
  • Mandatory ignition interlock device (IID)

Contact A Sussex County Delaware DUI Lawyer

Call Georgetown Delaware DWI Defense Attorneys Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-855-9300. You can also email Kent County Delaware DUI Crime Lawyers Murray, Phillips & Gay here.


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