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DWI Punishment Levels in NC

Experienced Representation from Our Raleigh DWI Lawyer

Depending on the circumstances of your case, there are six potential punishment levels associated with a DWI conviction. DWI cases in North Carolina tend to be prosecuted aggressively and with so much at stake, you should secure an experienced, knowledgeable DWI defense attorney as soon as possible. Even if this is your first conviction, you cannot afford to go without counsel. At Floyd Law Offices, we know how crucial a detail-oriented defense is and our Raleigh DWI defense team is standing by to answer all of your questions.

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Punishment Levels for DWI Convictions

There are multiple levels of punishments associated with DWI convictions and, in addition to heavy fines, they can also result in a loss of driving privileges and even jail time. Understanding the charges you face and the associated punishment is an important part of your defense. At Floyd Law Offices, we have extensive experience handling DWI cases in North Carolina and we are prepared to put our knowledge to work for you.

Consequences of conviction can include:

  • Level 1: 30 days to 24 months in jail, fines up to $4,000, mandatory attendance of an alcohol or drug treatment program, probation, and wearing a continuous alcohol monitoring (CAM) system.
  • Level 2: 1 week to 12 months in jail, fines up to $2,000, probation, wearing a CAM system, and attendance of a substance abuse programs.
  • Level 3: 3 days to 6 months in jail, fines up to $1,000, community service, and attendance of a substance abuse program.
  • Level 4: 2 to 120 days in jail, fines up to $500, and community service
  • Level 5: 24 hours to 60 days in jail, fines up to $200, and community service
  • Administrative consequences: 30 days to 1 year’s suspension of your driving license

Every DWI charge should be taken seriously. Our Raleigh DWI defense attorney will provide you with a free case consultation and can help you understand the charges brought against you. Contact us today.

Call Floyd Law Offices

Fighting DWI charges can be stressful and overwhelming. When you need an aggressive advocate fighting to protect your rights, call Floyd Law Offices. Attorney Chris Floyd is results-driven and familiar with trying DWI cases in Raleigh. As a small law firm, we are prepared to bring you the personalized, client-focused legal representation you are looking for and we always put our clients’ best interests first. When you want to feel more confident in the courtroom, call Floyd Law Offices.

To learn how Floyd Law Offices can help with your DWI case, call (919) 805-3663.

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