Question: Can You Explain The Penalties For A First Offense DUI In Georgia?

Answer: Sure. 12 months of probation, 40 hours of community service, DUI school, alcohol and drug evaluation, a fine not less than $300. Many jurisdictions will make you go back and serve 24 hours of jail. Those are the negotiations upon a plea. After trial, there are some judges that may put you back in to serve some jail time on a first lifetime DUI. A license suspension and you would be eligible to get a work permit if you had taken the test immediately.

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