DUI License Suspension

In McDonough, license suspension is a mandatory consequence of any DUI conviction.  The only way to avoid a license suspension is to avoid a DUI conviction. You’ll have a higher chance of avoiding a DUI and repeat offender felony charges with McDonough’s Abbott Law Firm. The length of a suspension depends upon how many DUI convictions a defendant has had in the past five years.  This measurement is based upon date of offense, not date of conviction. DUI License suspension in McDonough is possible to avoid, but you will likely need help from an experienced law firm.

 A first DUI conviction in five years carries one year suspension period, but a driver who completes DUI school and pays a $250 fee can get his license “restored” after 120 days.

 A second DUI conviction in five years carries a five year license suspension, and restoration cannot occur for 18 months.  However, defendants who complete alcohol treatment and get an ignition interlock device can get a restricted license after 120 days.

Upon a third DUI conviction in five years, a person’s license is revoked and driving a car becomes a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Trust David Abbott at our law firm serving Henry County and surrounding McDonough communities to help avoid DUI license suspension.

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