Hidden Cost of A DUI ---- What you don’t know, can hurt you
STOP---BE CAREFUL! Even in a small municipal court there are many hidden costs. Following is a list of potential costs associated with a DUI:
Up to 10 years in prison
Mandatory community service up to 480 hours (2 months of work hours)
28 days of inpatient treatment at your expense (in the tens of thousands of dollars)
Electronic monitoring for you and/or your car
You may be fired from your present job
Your credit rating may be downgraded
Many insurance policies will not allow you to drive a company vehicle with a conviction-your boss will have no choice-you will be fired
Loss of your driver’s license up to 3 years (I MUST APPEAL THIS WITHIN 15 DAYS OR IT IS TOO LATE)
Lifetime loss of a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) (15 DAYS to appeal)
Lifetime inability to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) (15 DAYS to appeal)
Loss of a Pilot’s License (15 DAYS to appeal and various other reporting )
Loss of right to Vote
A Crime to own a gun
Your insurance can increase by thousands of dollars each year for years to come.
You may be prevented from entering foreign countries including Canada.
You may be evicted from many rental units and others may refuse to allow you to move in.
Many future jobs may be closed to you due to a conviction.
Do you want to pay this price or do you feel it is important that you quickly get a DUI Defense Lawyer? Your choice.