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Penalties for a DUI in Kansas State

Kansas DUI Attorney

Have you been arrested and charged with a DUI in Kansas? The penalties you are facing could have a long-term impact on your life, which is why it is vitally important to seek professional legal representation from an attorney who focuses on DUI cases.

At the our law offices, you will find a Kansas DUI lawyer with more than 25+ years of experience handling DUI cases of all kinds in Kansas courts. Attorney Schanker is exceptionally knowledgeable and skilled in this area, keeping current with all legislative changes and with current case law that could impact your situation. Here are some of the potential penalties you risk in being convicted of a Kansas DUI.

First Conviction:

  • Jail sentence of 48 hours to 6 months, with a mandatory 48 hours of jail time served
  • Fines of $750 to $1000
  • License suspension of 30 days to one year, followed by ignition interlock device
  • Mandatory alcohol or drug evaluation, counseling, or treatment

Second Conviction:

  • Jail sentence of 90 days to one year, with a mandatory 5 days of jail time served
  • Fines of $1250 to $1750
  • License suspension for one year, followed by ignition interlock device
  • Mandatory alcohol or drug evaluation, counseling, or treatment

Third Conviction:

  • Jail sentence of 90 days to one year, with a mandatory 10 days of jail time served
  • Fines of $1750 to $2500
  • License suspension of one year, followed by ignition interlock device
  • Mandatory alcohol or drug evaluation, counseling, or treatment

Fourth or Subsequent Conviction:

  • Jail sentence of 90 days to one year, with a mandatory 90 days of jail time served
  • Fines of $1750 to $2500
  • License suspension of one year, followed by ignition interlock device
  • Mandatory alcohol or drug evaluation, counseling, or treatment

The penalties you will face will depend on the facts of your case. Further penalties include an increase in your auto insurance premiums and a criminal record which could negatively impact future housing, career and education opportunities and professional licenses. A fourth or subsequent conviction will result in a felony record.

To avoid or minimize these harsh penalties, it is important that you work with an attorney who knows how to get results. As a Kansas DUI attorney, Mr. Schanker may be able to negotiate on your behalf for minimum jail time or alternative programs, such as house arrest or work release.

Looking for a DUI Lawyer in Kansas City? Contact the Kansas DUI lawyer from the firm for skilled legal representation today.

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