If I was arested a second DUI and get convicted, what will my punishment be?

I’ve had 2 DUI convictions in the last 3 years.

Asked on April 15, 2017 under Criminal Law, North Carolina


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

In NC, if convicted of a second DUI you face 4 days jail (and possibly up to 1 year depending on the circumstances; your license will be suspended for 1-4 years if previous DUI was within 3 years; you will have to install mandatory IID (ignition interlock device), and you will be subject to several hundred dollars in fines. At this point you should consult directly with local DUI attorney.

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