Myrtle Beach SC DUI Defense Lawyers

Myrtle Beach, SC DUI Lawyers


You need an experienced Myrtle Beach DUI attorney to review the details of your case. The full text of the South Carolina DUI legislation can be found at  http://www.scstatehouse.gov

Below are the penalties under the new DUI laws for Driving Under the Influence:

DUI – First Offense:

•Blood Alcohol Levels – Refusal or .09 or Less

◦$400 fine & 2  to 30 days in jail, or 48 hours community service.

•Blood Alcohol Levels from 0.10 to 0.15:

$500 fine or 3 days in jail up to 30 days, or 72 hours of community  service.

•Blood Alcohol Levels of 0.16 and above:

$1,000 fine or 30 days to 90 days or 30 days community service.

DUI Second Offense:

Blood Alcohol Levels – Refusal or .09 or Less ◦

$2,100 to $5,100 fine & 5 days to 1 year in prison with no option of community service.

•Blood Alcohol Levels from 0.10 to 0.15:

$2,500 to $5,500 fine and 30 days to 2 years in prison.

•Blood Alcohol Levels of 0.16 and above:

◦Fine of $3,500 to $6,500 and 90 days to 3 years in prison.

DUI third offense:

Blood Alcohol Levels – Refusal or .09 or Less

◦Fine of $3,800 to $6,300 and a jail sentence of 60 days in jail to 3 years in prison.

•Blood Alcohol Levels from 0.10 to 0.15:

◦Fines from $5,000 to$7,500 and 90 days in jail up to 4 years in prison.

•Blood Alcohol Levels of 0.16 and above:

◦Fines of$7,500 to $10,000 and from 6 months to 5 years in a state prison.

DUI Fourth or more offenses: ◦From one to 5 years in a state prison with the potential for BAC levels to drive sentences to a maximum of 7 years in prison.

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In addition to the above penalties for a DUI, you may be required to carry High Risk SR-22 insurance on your automobile, further adding to the cost of the DUI. The Myrtle Beach, SC DUI attorneys at the Lovely Law Firm can explain all the penalties and collateral consequences associated with a DUI charge.

Visit www.justiceislovely.com for more DUI information.

The Lovely Law Firm, 804 N Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, (843) 839-4111

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