If you’re caught operating a vehicle while intoxicated in Indianapolis, Indiana, you can be charged with OVWI – sometimes called a DUI. There are increasingly harsh consequences for drivers facing their first, second and third offenses. These are:
For a first-time offender, there’s not typically jail time, but you will have your license suspended for a period of time between 90 days and 1 year.
For a second-time offender, you could face five days of jail time or 180 hours of community service and up to a two-year license suspension
Third-time offenders face 10 days of jail time or 360 hours of community service and a two-year license suspension.
Call 317-472-0958 to speak with an attorney at Mark K Sullivan & Associates.
In Indiana, OVWI’s stay on your record forever. You can, however, get an old charge cleared from private background searches. This type of expungement can be handled by your attorney . Learn more by reading through the Indiana Statute or contacting an OVWI attorney in Indianapolis, IN.