Multiple DUI Charges

In the state of Illinois, multiple DUI convictions within a certain period of time will result in compounded penalties. Even a first time DUI will incur a driver's license suspension, high fines, and possible time in jail.

The legal team at Patel Law, PC understands the serious nature of DUI charges and is prepared to fight relentlessly in defense of anyone facing charges in Central Illinois and the Champaign-Urbana area. As a former federal prosecutor, Attorney Baku N. Patel is more than qualified to provide the aggressive defense you need to avoid another DUI conviction.

Illinois Penalties for Multiple DUI

Second DUI

  • Class A misdemeanor on you record
  • Minimum five days in jail
  • License suspension for five years
  • Ignition interlock device for restricted driving privileges
  • Fine of up to $2,500

Third DUI

  • Class 2 felony
  • License suspension for 10 years
  • Ignition interlock device for restricted driving privileges
  • Possible three to seven years in prison
  • Fine of up to $25,000

Fourth DUI

  • Class 2 felony
  • Lifetime driver's license suspension without restricted privileges
  • Possible three to seven years in prison
  • Fine of up to $25,000

Fifth DUI

  • Class 1 felony
  • Possible 4 - 15 years in prison
  • Fine of up to $25,000

Sixth or subsequent DUI

  • Class X felony
  • Lifetime license suspension without restricted privileges
  • Possible 6 - 30 years in prison
  • Fine of up to $25,000

Contact Us

Patel Law, PC is prepared to fight vigorously for your driving privileges. Whether you were wrongfully accused of driving under the influence or need to fight for a reduction of your charges, we can help. Our criminal defense firm works together as a team on each case and will do everything possible to maximize your results. Contact us today to set up a consultation appointment with Attorney Patel, or fill out our online case evaluation form. We look forward to hearing from you soon and helping you fight your DUI charges.