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Our Murfreesboro DUI Lawyers can explain the penalties and defenses to DUI charges in Tennessee.  If you want a skilled Attorney on your side, contact our office at (615) 962-7277.

1st Time DUI Offender

  • Class A Misdemeanor
  • Jail time of 48 hours up to 11 months, 29 days
  • License revocation for 1 year
  • Participation in an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
  • Pay restitution to any person suffering personal injury or loss
  • Fine of $350 to $1,500
  • Judge could require the installation of an Ignition Interlock Device
  • If 0.20 BAC or greater minimum jail time 7 consecutive days

2nd Time DUI Offender

  • Class A Misdemeanor
  • Jail time of 45 days to 11 months, 29 days
  • Mandatory fine of $600 to $3,500
  • License revocation for 2 years/Restricted License available after first year
  • Subject to vehicle seizure/forfeiture
  • Participation in an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
  • Judge could require the installation of an Ignition Interlock Device
  • If two (2) convictions of DUI in 5 years, Ignition Interlock Device required for 6 months after reinstatement at your expense
  • Pay restitution to any person suffering personal injury or loss

3rd Time DUI Offender

  • Class A Misdemeanor
  • Jail time of 120 days to 11 months, 29 days
  • Mandatory fine of $1,100 to $10,000
  • License revocation for 6-10 years/NO restricted license available
  • Subject to vehicle seizure/forfeiture
  • Participation in an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
  • Judge could require the installation of an Ignition Interlock Device
  • If two (2) convictions of DUI in 5 years, Ignition Interlock Device required for 6 months after reinstatement at your expense

4th and 5th DUI Offender

  • Class E Felony
  • Punishment Range of 1 to 6 Years, with a minimum of 150 consecutive days served
  • Mandatory fine of $3,000 to $15,000
  • License revocation for 8 years/NO restricted license available
  • Subject to vehicle seizure/forfeiture
  • Participation in an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
  • Judge could order an Ignition Interlock Device installed at your expense
  • If two (2) convictions of DUI in 5 years, Ignition Interlock Device required for 6 months after reinstatement at your expense

6th and greater DUI Offender

  • Class C Felony
  • Punishment Range of 3-15 Years, with a minimum of 150 consecutive days served
  • Mandatory fine of $3,000 to $15,000
  • License revocation for 8 years/NO restricted license available
  • Subject to vehicle seizure/forfeiture
  • Participation in an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
  • Judge could order an Ignition Interlock Device installed at your expense
  • If two (2) convictions of DUI in 5 years, Ignition Interlock Device required for 6 months after reinstatement at your expense