Savannah Multiple DUI Lawyer

Benefit from 30 Years of Legal Experience

If you have been arrested for DUI and this is not your first offense, you need to work with an experienced and reputable defense lawyer now more than ever. At The Law Offices of Robert F. Pirkle, you will work with a Savannah DUI attorney who has 30 years of experience and who is a former prosecutor, it just does not get much better than that.

As a veteran litigator who has worked on the prosecution and the defense, Attorney Pirkle is well-established in the legal community and knows all of the local prosecutors and judges. His familiarity with the court system and those who run it is a valuable asset to his clients and one that he does not hesitate to take advantage of.

What are the penalties for DUI?

It is against the law to drive a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% for people over the age of 21, and for drivers under 21, it is against the law to drive with a BAC of .02%.

The penalties for multiple DUI charges in Georgia are as follows:

Second DUI Offense (within five years)

  • Between 48 hours and one year in jail
  • Fine of $600 to $1,000
  • Three year driver's license suspension
  • At least 30 days of community service
  • $210 license reinstatement fee
  • Mandatory clinical evaluation, and if indicated, must complete a substance abuse treatment program at offender's expense

Third Offense (within five years of second offense)

  • Minimum 15 days in jail
  • A fine ranging between $1,000 and $5,000
  • Five year license revocation
  • At least 30 days of community service
  • Violator's name, address and photo is published in a local newspaper at the violator's expense
  • Habitual violator status
  • Offender's license plate is seized and sent to the Department of Motor Vehicle Safety
  • Mandatory clinical evaluation, and if indicated, must complete a substance abuse program at offender's expense

Fourth Offense (within 10 years of third offense)

  • 1 to 5 years in jail
  • $1,000 to $5,000 in fines
  • Indefinite suspension of your license
  • Ignition interlock device

Contact a Savannah DUI Attorney

Getting arrested for a second or subsequent DUI can lead to a conviction and a host of penalties that will dramatically change your immediate life. Just because you were arrested, it does not mean that it will lead to a conviction.

As a former prosecutor who has handled criminal cases in the Georgia courts since 1984, you can have faith that Attorney Pirkle can provide you with hard-hitting and effective representation. When your future is on the line, why settle for second best?

Contact the firm to schedule a risk-free case evaluation with Attorney Pirkle himself and let him fight for you!

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