The Consequences Of Multiple DUI Offenses In Memphis

The penalties for drunk driving in Tennessee are extremely serious if you have past convictions. To avoid life-changing consequences, it is important to put your case in the hands of an experienced DUI defense law firm as soon as possible.

At The Law Office of Massey McClusky McClusky & Fuchs in Memphis, we understand what is at stake if you have multiple DUI offenses in Memphis or elsewhere in Tennessee. In many cases, our attorneys have successfully negotiated DUI charges down to less serious traffic offenses to help our clients avoid the devastating consequences of a conviction. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Penalties For Multiple DUI Offenses In Tennessee

The following chart summarizes penalties for multiple DUI convictions in Tennessee:

Second DUI Offense

  • A minimum of 45 days in jail
  • $600 to $3,500 fine
  • Two-year driver's license revocation (You may obtain a restricted license after one year.)
  • Your vehicle may be seized.
  • Alcohol and drug treatment program
  • You may be ordered to install an ignition interlock device.

Third DUI Offense

  • A minimum of 120 days in jail
  • $1,100 to $10,000 fine
  • A minimum of six years driver's license revocation (no restricted license available)
  • Your vehicle may be seized.
  • Alcohol and drug treatment program
  • You may be ordered to install an ignition interlock device.

Fourth And Subsequent Offenses

  • You will be charged with a Class E felony.
  • A minimum of 150 consecutive days in jail
  • $3,000 to $15,000 fine
  • A minimum of eight years driver's license revocation (no restricted license available)
  • Your vehicle may be seized.
  • Alcohol and drug treatment program
  • You may be ordered to install an ignition interlock device.

If a child under the age of 18 is with you at the time of your DUI arrest, you could face charges of child endangerment. If the child suffers injuries or dies in a DUI-related accident, you could be facing felony charges with substantial jail time.

Don't Face These Charges Alone

Our attorneys will seek an effective solution that protects your rights and your future. Contact us now either online or by calling 888-341-4226 or 901-201-6747 to schedule your free consultation.