can a person who was sited for dui after the 2nd time be cleared from not going to jail for a year?

This person has completed their alcohol program and got their license back but has just gotten sited for a 3rd time

Asked on June 16, 2009 under Criminal Law, Connecticut


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You will definitely need to hire an attorney to have any chance of avoiding a sentence as a 3d time offender.  I can't tell you that it's possible, but without knowing Connecticut's law or all the facts of your case, I can't tell you that it's impossible, either.  And you will still need a lawyer to have the best chance of getting the lowest possible sentence, no matter what.  One place to find a qualified attorney is our website,

DWI is expensive.  If you have to ask how much a DWI is going to cost, you can't afford it.

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