For example, I am on my second charge. I cannot go to jail right?
Wrong- even as a minor you can be sentenced to jail- it may be in a juvenile detention facility but it is still jail.
A DUI is a Class A Misdemeanor with a maximum of 1 year in custody and a $6,250 fine. Even a minor can be charged with a DUI dependent on the discretion of the District Attorney. A DUI has mandatory minimums in fines and fees. Typically jail times will increase for subsequent convictions. With a first time conviction there will be a mandatory minimum of 2 days in custody, with a second conviction the jail time can range from 10-60 days dependent on the county. Contact a DUI Lawyer about the facts of your case.
No. You do not get away with DUI if you are a minor. If you are a minor and are dealing with a second DUI charge, you have some major issues. A conviction for a second DUI carries with it a minimum of 30 days in jail, yes, you will go to jail and a loss of drivers license for 2 years or until you are 21, which ever is longer. There are also substantial fines and other penalties. I suggest you retain the services of an attorney to help you.
Minors can be charged and sentenced like an adult.
No, probably not.
You do not get away with DUI even if a minor especially a second offense.
A minor who is convicted of DUI.faces the same punishment as if they were an adult unless the person is under 16.
Yes, you could go to jail right away to have a bond set and be arraigned. Further, depending on age and the circumstances, you may be charged as an adult. It depends on your age and the alleged circumstances. I'd recommend you retain an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you with this matter. If you cannot afford an attorney, the court may appoint you an attorney at the public's expense. You are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
That question will probably be answered with you looking out between bars. You most certainly can and probably will be doing some jail time with a lot more hanging over you while on the remainder of probation if there is even any chance of being released short of doing the full time. If it is a state charge, the second one is an A level misdemeanor and carries up to a year plus a one thousand dollar fine. In addition many jurisdictions charge you with the cost of the incarceration which seems to be running around $38 a day. How could anyone get the idea that being under 21 is a free ride on DUI charges.
No, you could go to jail in a different number of ways. Alternatively, you could be placed in the Youth Home. You should discuss these possibilities with your attorney
Wrong. A minor (under the age of 17 at the time of the alleged offense) can be charged under the family code and sent to juvenile detention but that is still jail it is just jail for minors.
Special considerations apply to juvenile offenses. While you may not be housed with adult offenders, it is possible that you could lose your freedom for a second DUI conviction.
Untrue. Jail is an option. Get representation.
The second MIP could result in 93 days in jail.
On a conviction for DUI second offense, the judge must give you a sentence of imprisonment of at least 5 days. You need a lawyer.
Depends what state you are in, in Rhode Island there is a 10 day jail sentence for a second violation a loss of license until 21 years and may be sentenced to the training school for one year..
The consequences are virtually the same.
No. you do not get away with DUI if you are a minor. There is a zero tolerance policy in Mississippi, which means that if you are a minor, and you are caught driving with any alcohol at all in your system, you are guilty of DUI. You will not be sentenced to an adult detention facility, but you can and will have some type of consequences for driving under the influence as a minor. You can incure fines, be sentenced to court ordered monitoring, probation, and or you can be sentenced to a juvenile detention facility.
It depends on your definition of minor. If you are legally driving, you are not a minor as NY treats 16 year olds as adults. In fact the law treats those that drink under 21 years old more harshly than over 21. If you are over 16 and on your second dwi, you can be sentenced to jail.
If you are a minor under 18, you can be sentenced to a juvenile facility.
In the Law's eyes, if you are over 17, you are not a minor. You can still face punishment, even if you are truly a minor, plus being under 21 means you also can be charged with Minor in Possession. Under certain limited circumstances, while a minor may not be placed in jail, they can be placed in a detention facility which has many similarities to jail. The licensing sanctions can also be basically the same.
If anything, the Courts are much tougher on minors who drive under the influence of alcohol. A conviction for DUI (second) while you are a minor will likely result in some substantial time to serve. The minimum punishment for a second time DUI is not less than five (5) days to serve. The Court, in its discretion, may substitute 240 hours of community service for the five days.
You are treated more severely if you are under 21 and charged with a DWI. You may get a jail sentence for your second offense and you lucky that you did not injure or kill someone. You are not a good decision maker and did not learn from your first DWI. You should retain a good criminal lawyer to handle the case since a DWI conviction can make it very hard to get a good job for the rest of your life. With a second DWI conviction most employers will not hire you since they are liable for the actions of their employees. It would have been safer, cheaper, and smarter to just take a taxi home if you were drunk. You risked your life for $25 and you risked the lives of everyone on the road that day which is selfish and reckless.
You could go to junivile detention center if convicted of this, your second offense, although it is highly unlikely. You will lose your license for an indefinite period of time, and once you do turn 17, if you are caught driving with a revoked license, you will get mandatory jail time.
Wrong, you can go to jail. A second dui has a minumum mandatory 10 days in jail attached to it. You may not have to go to jail if you get into a 28 day treatment program.
That's the funniest thing I've heard in a while. Not only will you go to jail (it is statutory), you will face more severe consequences to your license because you are a minor.
You could be put in a juvenile detention center or other juvenile lockup. DUI is a CRIME.
Being a minor doesn't change the fact that you can't drive while impaired. There are consequences even though you may be a minor. The statutes call for a minimum of 5 days jail for a second offense. Those jail days can be served by a 48 hr custody followed by a period under house arrest at the judge's discretion.
It is unclear if by minor you mean under 18 years old. A juvenile infraction (Under 18) cannot be considered a conviction for purposes of enhancing the current dui offense to a 2nd offense. A person can be sentenced to jail for a minimum of 10 days and up to 6 months in jail and a fine from $750 to $1,1000 on a second offense dui regardless as to whether the charge is handled as an adult conviction or as a juvenile offense. Of course juveniles would not be incarcerated in an adult facility.
Of course you can go to jail and you will.
You can go to jail. You can also be treated as a Juvenile.
No jail but community service work.
I am not sure what you mean. As a juvenile, you can be put in juvenile hall, that is if you are under 18. You may be required to do all the same programs and pay fines as an adult. The other problem is that you will have your license suspended for at least one year, if you do not have a license you wil not even be able to apply for a license
No you cannot get awaywith DUI because you are a minor. If it is your second DUI, you should expect to be confined and not to get a license until you are about 21 years of age.
Juvenile commitment in a secure facility may be until age 21, which might be longer than the maximum adult penalty, if you consider that "getting away with it."
You can go to the Juvenile detention.
If you are under 21 and receive a citation for DUI your punishment depends on your age, and you're BAC. Being under 21 and driving in California with a BAC of 0.01% or greater subjects you to penalties under California's zero tolerance DUI law, a civil offense. Unlike a typical California DUI charge, it doesn't matter whether you are under the influence of alcohol. The only issue here is whether you consumed any measurable amount of alcohol prior to driving. This law declares that if you're under 21 and suspected of DUI, you are deemed to have consented to (1) a preliminary alcohol screening (PAS) test, or (2) any other blood, or breath test to determine your BAC. Penalties and Punishment for Violating California's Zero Tolerance Law. If you submit to a chemical test and your BAC is 0.01% or greater, you face an automatic one-year driver's license suspension, or a one-year delay of your driving privilege if you don't yet have a California driver's license. If you're under 21 and drive with a BAC of 0.05% - 0.07%, you face a misdemeanor charge under California Vehicle Code section 23140 VC. Punishment for this offense increases with each subsequent conviction. Because this offense is an infraction (not a misdemeanor or a felony ), there is no jail or prison sentence. Punishment and Sentencing for California Vehicle Code 23140 VC. A first conviction carries a $100 penalty. A second conviction within a one-year period carries a $200 penalty, and a third conviction within one year carries a $300 penalty. If you're guilty of this offense, you're also guilty of violating California's zero tolerance law. This means that in addition to paying one of the above fines for the infraction, you will additionally lose your California driver's license for one-year, attend and complete a minimum three-month alcohol program before your license can be reinstated, and possibly be ordered to participate in a Youthful Drunk Driving Visitation Program. Driving under the influence per California Vehicle Code 23152 VC is a misdemeanor. A California DUI applies to everyone, regardless of their age even to those who are under 21. If you're under 21 and are (1) DUI and/or (2) driving with a BAC of 0.08% or greater, you may be guilty of California misdemeanor DUI. If you are convicted, you will also be convicted of and sentenced for the infraction and civil offenses outlined above. Punishment for a first-time California DUI conviction varies. Penalties depend on (1) the facts of your case, and (2) your criminal history (particularly on your prior DUI history). The sentencing guidelines are as follows: Three to five years of informal probation, $390 to $1,000 in fines, Up to one year in a county jail, A mandatory court-approved alcohol class, and A six-month driver's license suspension.
Your assumption is incorrect. If you are treated as a minor in Court, there is some validity to your position. However, if treated as an adult, there is a possibility of involuntary placement, i.e. a youth center, youth ranch or other correctional facility. It is in your best interest to secure the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney to help explain your rights, possible defenses, plea negotiation strategies, etc.
Not true at all. If you are charged as an adult, likely, you are facing possible jail for sure. Get an attorney on board ASAP.
Wrong. Assuming your first conviction and current charge are both zero tolerance violations (minor operating a vehicle with a BAC of 0.02 to 0.07), a second conviction could result in up to 93 days in jail. If charged with any of the other drunk driving offenses, you face the penalties listed therein, including jail. Of course, any incarceration would be in a juvenile facility. If you are over 17, however, you can be sentenced as an adult.
Really? You think minors can?t be tried, convicted and jailed for crimes? That would be an interesting world, where crime goes unpunished. You were arrested and given a court date. DUI is a misdemeanor carrying up to a year in jail.
If you are charged with a 2nd DUI offense, jail time is mandatory in Wisconsin for a 2nd offense.
Wrong. Bring your toothbrush.
Just because you are a minor does not mean that you will be able to get away with it. A general disposition in MA on an OUI second, if you don't have a huge record and there was not an accident is six months in the house of corrections suspended for two years. Meaning, you will be on probation for two years with six months hanging over head during the terms of your probation. The judge could chose not to go along with this and give you the full 21/2 years in jail. This is a serious matter and should be taken as such. On top of that, you will most likely have to go on a two week treatment program through the state, and a twenty six week program. You should hire an attorney if you have not done so.
Not for a minor DUI. But you really need to get out of it. A good attorney can get you out of it, or at least get you deferred adjudication probation.
Probably not, but you could.
Nope, minors have to comply with DUI laws as well. In fact, the legal limit is must lower, at .04. You can still go to jail with adults id.
Yes, even a minor can go to jail for an OUI/Dui in Maine, especially a second offense.
Not necessarily, it depends on the facts of the case.
It's always possible to be incarcerated for a DUI. Even if you are a minor difference is you would end up in a juvenile hall.
You absolutely are in jeopardy. Don't kid yourself. Second minor DUI is a big deal.
All DUIs are adult offenses. They are not heard in juvenile court..
You are in a whole heap of trouble, and as a minor with a second DWI, you are also probably an alcoholic.
No, you don't get away.
No, you do not get "away" with a DUI because you are a minor in fact, it is easier for you to be charged with DUI because you are a minor. For adults, the "legal" limit is .08, however, as a minor, you are not allowed to drink at all so any amount of alcohol in your system can lead to a DUI charge. Misdemeanor DUI charges carry up to a year in jail a piece. If this is your second offense, you very well could face jail time.
No. Yes you can go to jail.
You still face some type of detention as a minor by doing the same thing over and over. Have you not learned your lesson? That's what the judge will ask you.
If you are under 18 you go to the juvenile detention center rather than adult jail. If you are over 18 you go to adult jail.
A minor can be jailed for a second alcohol conviction, it depends on several factors.
All people can go to jail for a criminal offense.
No. In Oregon, DUII charges are adult charges, and you will be sentenced like an adult. If jail time is ordered, then it might be served in a juvenile facility. But you will not just "get away with it" if you are a minor. If it is your second charge, you could face some significant jail time, depending on the circumstances.
No. If you are a minor, the same charge will apply but the administrative penalties related to revocation are more severe.
You are incorrect, if you are 17 years of age, you are an adult in NH for purposes of criminal prosecution and can be incarcerated. I listed the penalties for a DWI/DUI, 2nd offense in NH: If you have a prior DUI conviction within the past two years, you are facing the following penalties if you plead guilty or plead guilty: $750 + 24% penalty assessment, 30 consecutive days in jail followed by 7 days at a multiple offender treatment program and a 3 year loss of license. If you have a prior DUI conviction more than 2 years ago but less than 10 years ago, you face the same penalties but only 3 days in jail. In both cases you are also required to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle for at least 12 months upon reinstatement of your driver's license. These are the minimum penalties in NH. DWI, 2nd offense is a Class A Misdemeanor with a maximum punishment of 12 months in jail and a $2,000 fine + 24% penalty assessment. These penalties do not include any administrative action by the NH Department of Safety for a refusing a chemical test pursuant to the implied consent law. You should retain an experienced DUI attorney in your area to represent you in this case.
You have not stated your age. You can receive drivers license punishment even as a minor. If you are charged, speak to an attorney.
Wrong you can always go to jail for a DWI charge. All DWI charges carry the potential of possible jail time. The likelihood of actually doing any jail time depends on the factual circumstances of your particular case and your prior record.
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