Defending Against Felony DUI/DWI Charges
In Connecticut, repeat and felony DUI/DWI charges are extremely serious. For example, conviction of a second DUI offense within 10 years can result in up to a two-year prison sentence and up to a $4,000 fine. At the law firm of Paoletti & Gusmano, Attorneys at Law, our lawyers have more than 50 years of combined experience handling DUI. There are defenses to DUI charges, and our attorneys will put our knowledge and resources to work for you.
For a free initial consultation with our firm about repeat offense DUI charges, contact us by calling our offices in Bridgeport at 203-371-1000.
Penalties For Felony And Repeat DUI Offenses
The following charge summarizes the penalties for repeat DUI in Connecticut:
|Second offense within 10 years||
|Third and subsequent offenses within 10 years||
You will be considered a “persistent operating under the influence felony offender” if you are convicted of second-degree vehicular manslaughter or assault while driving under the influence and you have a prior DUI conviction in the previous 10 years. As a convicted felon, you face a substantial prison sentence and loss of certain civil rights. Our lawyers will thoroughly examine police reports, field sobriety and breath test results, and all other evidence the state has against you. Then we will work with experts to build the most effective defense.