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OUI / DUI Defense Attorneys in Bar Harbor, Maine

Bar Harbor Maine Operating Under the Influence (OUI) Lawyers

If you get arrested for operating under the influence (OUI) in Bar Harbor, your case will be handled in the Ellsworth District Court. Please see our Bangor OUI location page for more details.

OUI / DUI Penalties in Bar Harbor

An OUI has become a very serious offense, thanks to aggressive lobbying and politicians who don’t want to look “soft” on drunk driving charges. As a result, the penalties of an OUI conviction are shockingly high, especially in victimless cases where there was a traffic stop rather than a crash.

The penalties rise dramatically if you have had one or more OUI convictions in the span of the last decade:

No. of Offense (Last 10 Years) License Suspension Jail Time Minimum Fine
1st Offense 150 Days No Minimum $500
2nd Offense 3 Years 7 Days $700
3rd Offense 6 Years 30 Days $1,100
4th Offense 8 Years 6 Months $2,100

CONTACT AN OUI / DUI DEFENSE LAWYER IN BAR HARBOR TODAY

If you have been arrested and charged with an OUI in Bar Harbor, Maine, you need legal representation to make sure your rights are invoked and the prosecutor’s case gets challenged.

The penalties of an OUI conviction are severe and can alter the course of your life. Fighting for your innocence by challenging the evidence against you is essential for preserving your rights and your future.

The OUI defense lawyers at The Maine Criminal Defense Group can help. Call our office at (207) 571-8146 or contact us online if you have been arrested and charged with OUI in Bar Harbor.

 

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