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A DUI 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 Wisconsin DUI lawyers, Wisconsin DUI laws, and what a Wisconsin DUI attorney can do for you.

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Wisconsin DUI Convictions:

First Offense: 

Jail:  No jail time. 

Fine:  Range from $100 to $700.

License Revocation:  6 to 9 months.

 

Second Offense: 

Jail:  A minimum of 5 days in jail, up to 6 months.

Fine:  Range from $350 to $1,500.

License Revocation:  12 to 18 months.

Ignition Interlock Device:  Vehicle may be immobilized or equipped with ignition interlock device.

 

Third Offense: 

Jail:  A minimum of 30 days in jail, up to 1 year.

Fine:  Range from $600 to $2,400.

License Revocation:  2 to 3 years.

Ignition Interlock Device:  Vehicle may be immobilized or equipped with ignition interlock device or may be seized.  

 

Wisconsin BAC Per Se: 0.08%

BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.00%

Commercial Vehicle Driver BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle:  0.04%

Wisconsin Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. Refusal to submit to an alcohol test results in an immediate one-year license suspension.