Multiple DUI Offenses Carry Heavier Penalties

Multiple DUI Offenses Carry Heavier Penalties

Speak with an attorney in Carthage & Philadelphia, MS about your DUI

A DUI can result in serious consequences. Whether it's your first, second or even third offense, Smith & Smith can represent you through this difficult process. You'll work directly with a criminal defense attorney in Carthage, Mississippi to discuss your case and build a strong defense to present in court.

Contact us today to speak with an experienced attorney about your case.

First offense vs. second offense

Your DUI charge will vary based on how many offenses you've had, and each offense can result in different penalties.

Here are some of the consequences you could face for DUI first and second offense charges:

First Offense

  • Misdemeanor | 48 hours in jail | Fines up to $1,000
  • Second Offense
    • Misdemeanor | Five days in jail | Fines up to $1,500


    Any DUI charge after the second offense is a felony in Carthage, Mississippi.

    Have you been arrested for a DUI? Schedule an appointment with a criminal defense attorney today by calling 601-267-5611.