Louisiana DWI’ Law, Lawyers, Penalty and Fines
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UPDATED: Feb 11, 2020
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A DWI charge is a serious matter. Whether it’s your first offense or your third offense, you need information and help and you need them fast. Here is your one-stop source for Louisiana DWI lawyers, Louisiana DWI laws, and what a Louisiana DWI attorney can do for you.
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Louisiana DWI Convictions:
Jail: Up to 6 months in jail.
License Revocation: 90 days.
Jail: Minimum of 48 hours, up to 6 months.
License Revocation: 1 year.
Third Offense: Classified as a felony offense.
Jail: Minimum of 45 days in jail, up to 5 years. 30 days of community service.
License Revocation: 2 years.
Louisiana BAC Per Se: 0.08%
High BAC: 0.15%
BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02%
Commercial Driver BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle: 0.04%
Louisiana Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. Upon first refusal of an alcohol test, your license can be suspended for up to six months.