What if a person is convicted a Fourth Time for DUI under Tennessee Law?
Upon being convicted of DUI the fourth time, you are now considered a Class E felon. The penalties are severe and life changing and because of the seriousness of the offense and its effects on your life it is extremely important to be represented by an attorney that has a great deal of experience handling DUI cases. Attorney David Ridings, again, has experience from every side of the criminal justice system. He spent over a decade as a police officer, much of which with Metro Nashville PD. After that, he gained experience with the DA’s office, and another 13+ years as a criminal defense attorney. Now, that’s experience that you don’t get out of a book.
Some of the penalties you face for a 4th offense are:
- From 1 to 2 years in prison, with a mandatory minimum of 150 consecutive days to serve in jail
- Your license would be revoked for a minimum of 5 years with no restricted license available
- Your vehicle could be taken from you
- Your fines could range between a minimum of $3,000 and a maximum of $15,00
- You could be ordered to attend DUI School
- In most cases you will be ordered to go to an alcohol treatment center
- After 5 years of license revocation, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle at your expense
Attorney David Ridings has been representing citizens charged with DUI offenses for almost 14 years. He has the skills and knowledge to defend your rights in all stages of the process, whether negotiating a settlement, or preparing for trial. Don’t trust your future with anyone else.