Although the vast majority of DUI cases in Nevada are charged as a misdemeanor, certain DUI offenses can be charged as a felony. A third DUI offense within seven years of the first offense can be charged as a felony.
If you were arrested for a 3rd DUI in Las Vegas, Nevada, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Gallo Law Office to develop a defense strategy. The ultimate goal in felony DUI cases is to avoid a mandatory 1 to 6 year prison sentence and felony criminal record.
Las Vegas Third DUI Lawyer
If you were arrested for a 3rd DUI in Las Vegas, Nevada, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Gallo Law Office.
Call today at (702) 385-3131 to schedule a free consultation. We represent clients throughout Clark County, including Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas.
Call today at (702) 385-3131 to schedule a free consultation. We represent clients throughout Clark County, including Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas.>
Clark County Third DUI Information
- Penalties for a 3rd Time Felony DUI
- Nevada's Felony DUI Court
- Finding an Attorney for a Third DUI in Las Vegas
Penalties for a 3rd Time Felony DUI
A third DUI within three years is classified as a category B felony punishable as follows:
- Imprisonment: Mandatory Commitment in Nevada State prison for one to six years:
- Fines: The fines imposed by the court are from $2,000 to $5,000;
- Evaluation: An alcohol & drug evaluation.
- VIP: The Court may impose a requirement that the defendant attend a presentation sponsored by Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) that explains the impact of DUI on the community;
- The Ignition Interlock Device must be installed for up to three years;
- Suspension: A three year driver's license suspension or revocation; and
- Registration Suspension; A five-day registration suspension.
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles will also impose a three year driver's license suspension.
Nevada's Felony DUI Court or serious Offender Program
Application for admittance into the felony serious offender program can avoid a prison sentence and felony conviction. The serious offenders program is a 3 to 5 year alcohol and drug-free program. The program requires the applicant to be supervised on house arrest for the first 6 months of the program, The program requires random drug and alcohol testing along with frequent court appearances and counseling sessions. Successful completion of the program results in a second offense misdemeanor conviction. Failure results in a prison sentence.
Finding an Attorney for a Third DUI in Las Vegas
Because the case is a felony, you have the right to a jury trial. Find an attorney experienced in fighting DUI cases aggressively.
If you were arrested for a third DUI in Las Vegas, Nevada, then contact a criminal defense attorney at the Law Office of James C. Gallo. Call for a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case.