Underage DUI

Juvenile & Underage DUI Defense in DeSoto County, MS

What Is a DUI in Mississippi?

In the state of Mississippi, a DUI stands for Driving Under the Influence. DUI is charged when a driver is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. In the state of Mississippi, the legal BAC limit is 0.08% for those over 21 years old, and 0.02% for those under 21.

The state of Mississippi also recognizes implied consent laws, which means that by driving on Mississippi roads, you have consented to a breath, blood, or urine test if an officer suspects you of driving while intoxicated. If you refuse to take a chemical test while driving, your license will be suspended for one year.

If you are under 21, your BAC limit is 0.02%

The penalties for a DUI in the state of Mississippi are the same for those over 21 years old and those under 21 years old. The penalties will be based on the number of prior convictions and the BAC of the driver at the time of the offense.

The penalties for a DUI in the state of Mississippi are as follows:

  • First Offense— Up to 6 months in jail; Up to $500 in fines; 48 hours of community service; License suspension for 90 days
  • Second Offense— Jail time of up to 1 year; Fines up to $1,000; License suspension for one year
  • Third Offense— Jail time of up to 5 years; Fines up to $2,000; License suspension for two years

If you have been charged with a DUI, it is important to contact a DUI attorney in DeSoto County as soon as possible. A DUI conviction can have lasting effects on your life, including fines, jail time, license suspension, and more.

At Hayes Law Firm, our team of attorneys has over 20 years of experience in DUI defense. Led by Attorney Jason Hayes, our team is highly trained in DUI law and we are ready to help you if you have been charged with a DUI in DeSoto County, MS.

Contact us today at (662) 503-8409 for a free consultation.

Underage DUI in Mississippi

Underage DUI is charged when a driver under 21 years old is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The penalties for underage DUI in the state of Mississippi are similar to those for a DUI for those over 21 years old.

The penalties for an underage DUI in the state of Mississippi are as follows:

  • First Offense— Up to 6 months in jail; Up to $500 in fines; 48 hours of community service; License suspension for 90 days
  • Second Offense— Jail time of up to 1 year; Fines up to $1,000; License suspension for one year
  • Third Offense— Jail time of up to 5 years; Fines up to $2,000; License suspension for two years

If you have been charged with a DUI, it is important to contact a DUI attorney in DeSoto County as soon as possible. A DUI conviction can have lasting effects on your life, including fines, jail time, license suspension, and more.

Get Started with a Free Consultation

If you have been charged with a DUI in Mississippi, it is important to contact a DUI attorney in DeSoto County as soon as possible. A DUI conviction can have lasting effects on your life, including fines, jail time, license suspension, and more.

At Hayes Law Firm, our team of attorneys has over 20 years of experience in DUI defense. Led by Attorney Jason Hayes, our team is highly trained in DUI law and we are ready to help you if you have been charged with a DUI in DeSoto County, MS.

Our firm offers free consultations and we are available to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact us today at (662) 503-8409 for a free consultation.

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