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Strong Representation For Second Offense DUI/OWI Cases In Michigan

In Michigan, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) – which is commonly referred to as driving under the influence (DUI) – can lead to serious consequences. A first offense can lead to severe penalties, a criminal record and high insurance rates. A second offense can lead to harsher penalties than a first offense.

At Ryan Maesen Attorney at Law, I am attorney Ryan Maesen, and I have practiced the law and represented Grand Rapids clients for over 15 years. Many people with prior offenses have had reduced penalties, charges dropped, acquittals and more when they seek my help to create a strong defense. If you are facing a second offense for drunk driving in Michigan, then it is vital to learn more about multiple DUI/OWI charges and understand your legal options.

What Are The Consequences Of A Second Offense?

An offender who is arrested for driving under the influence a second time within seven years of a prior DUI/OWI conviction can get a second offense criminal charge.

Upon conviction for a second offense DUI/OWI, you may be jailed for one year, fined up to $1,000 and have your license revoked for one year. In addition, you may have difficulty securing auto insurance, and your record could affect your ability to find employment. It may also damage your personal and professional relationships.

Whether a driver is facing a first or second offense DUI/OWI, the consequences of a criminal charge are often more significant than realized. A driver may see that their personal and professional life is affected by a DUI/OWI.

Let An Experienced Michigan Lawyer Help You With A DUI/OWI

I make it my job to represent clients to the greatest total capacity. I believe that clients need to understand their legal rights and options before they make any decisions. You can contact my firm for a free consultation today by calling 616-818-0011 or contacting Ryan Maesen Attorney at Law online.