There are many factors that influence what type of OWI charge a person may face. Depending on your blood-alcohol content (BAC) level, the circumstances of the incident, and whether you have prior OWI convictions, you could be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. In general, the more alcohol in your system, the more damage your driving caused, and the greater the number of previous OWI convictions, the more severe the penalties will be. Due to the complexity of Indiana’s OWI laws, it’s best to reach out to our OWI defense attorneys to receive accurate answers to your questions. We will make sure you understand your options and your legal rights, and we’ll work hard to keep your future bright.
In addition to criminal penalties, an OWI conviction could lead to the suspension or revocation of your Indiana driver’s license for a period of time. First-time offenders can expect to face a 90 day suspension, while a repeat offenders could have their license revoked for up to ten years. If you need to drive a vehicle in order to make a living, you may be eligible to request a hardship license. However, you may be required to install an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) in order to operate the vehicle. To learn more about how the consequences of an OWI conviction could impact your future, reach out to Ooley Law today.
Whether you are facing a first-time or repeated OWI offense, the dedicated legal team at Ooley law are here to fight on your behalf. We understand the complexities of OWI and DUI laws, and we will use a variety of effective legal strategies to have these charges reduced or dismissed altogether. If you are facing a OWI charge right now, don’t hesitate any longer—get on the phone and discuss your case with us today.