Multiple DUI Charges

DUI Defense Lawyer Serves Kansas City and Overland Park DUI Clients

In the State of Kansas, the penalties for DUI charges increase with each subsequent conviction. The basic outline for Kansas DUI penalties is as follows:

First Offense:

  • Jail minimum of 2 days and maximum of 6 months
  • Fine no less than $750
  • License suspension

Second Offense:

  • Jail minimum of 5 days and maximum of 1 year
  • Fine no less than $1250
  • License suspension

Third Offense:

  • Jail minimum of 90 days and maximum of 1 year
  • Fine no less than $1750
  • License suspension

Fourth Offense:

  • Jail maximum of 1 year
  • License suspension

In the State of Missouri, the penalties for DUI charges compound with each subsequent conviction. This is known as the "prior and persistent offender law" and was designed to discourage individuals from committing any crime, or the same crime, repeatedly in a short period of time. The basic outline of Missouri's DUI penalties is as follows:

First Offense:

  • Jail term of up to 6 months
  • Fine of up to $500

Second Offense:

  • Jail term of up to 1 year
  • Fine of up to $1,000

Third Offense:

  • Felony offense
  • Prison sentence of up to 4 years
  • Fine of up to $5,000

Fourth Offense:

  • Felony offense
  • Prison sentence of up to 7 years
  • Fine of up to $5,000

Fifth Offense:

  • Felony offense
  • Prison sentence of up to 15 years

Felony DUIs are serious offenses that can lead to a very long license suspension or extensive time in jail. The only good way to fight the sentences or fines listed above is to hire a Kansas City DUI lawyer right away. Attorney Paul W. Burmaster has more than two decades of legal experience, so call now for more information about how our firm can fight your charges.

Why should I hire a lawyer?

Only a DUI defense attorney will have the knowledge and skill to fight your DUI charges effectively, not your uncle's divorce lawyer, and not some kid right out of law school. As a former prosecutor, and a member of the National College for DUI Defense, and a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College, Attorney Burmaster has an extensive understanding of both Missouri DUI laws and Kansas DUI laws and constantly improves his skills. To engage in a free case evaluation with our firm, contact our offices today. With our help, your DUI charges could be dismissed.

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