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In Rhode Island, adults 21 years or older can be charged with driving under the influence (DUI) if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08 or higher. Being charged with DUI is a serious offense, as it can expose a person to the possibility of jail time, expensive fines and a lengthy driver’s license suspension. If you have been arrested on DUI charges in Rhode Island, a Providence DUI attorney from the Law Office of Jason Knight can defend you against your charges and advocate for a desirable outcome on your behalf.

Why Choose Our DUI Attorney?

  • Former Prosecutor Fighting for You
  • Thousands of Criminal Defense Cases Handled
  • 24/7 Availability & Affordable Rates
  • Free Case Review to Evaluate Your Options

As a former prosecutor, our firm’s defense attorney knows how to challenge DUI charges and can use his invaluable insight to counter the opposition’s strategy. We can walk you through the process and provide our cutting-edge defense against all DUI-related charges. Protecting your rights is of utmost importance to us, and we are prepared to go the distance in the pursuit of a reduction or dismissal of your charges.

Call (401) 354-2255 to request a free case evaluation today!

Penalties for DUI in Rhode Island

A conviction for DUI can bring a variety of serious consequences. The severity of these penalties will vary depending on a number of factors, including your prior arrest record, level of intoxication at the time of your arrest, and whether or not a collision was caused that led to another person’s death.

The penalties for a first DUI offense in Rhode Island include:

  • Up to 1 year in jail
  • Up to $500 in fines
  • Up to 18 months of driver's license suspension

Second and third offenses will carry more serious penalties, including up to 5 years in jail, fines up to $5,000, and a minimum 2-year license suspension. In addition, you may be required to have an ignition interlock device (IID) installed in your vehicle. If you refused to take a breathalyzer, then you could be looking at a 6-month suspension of your license, up to 60 hours of community service, and up to $500 in fines. In addition to the legal penalties, you may also face increased insurance premiums or even the possibility of denied coverage. This could virtually end your ability to drive and may even jeopardize your career if your job depends on having a valid license.

Discuss Your Case for Free Today

Being charged with any crime can be a frightening experience, especially if you have never been arrested in the past. At the Law Office of Jason Knight, our Rhode Island DUI lawyer understands the severity of your situation and is prepared to stand by your side during this difficult time. Many studies have shown chemical tests to be notoriously flawed and inaccurate in gauging a driver's actual level of intoxication.

We can work to challenge the evidence presented against you, including field sobriety tests, chemical tests, and more. With our zealous advocacy and uncompromising dedication to preserving your well-being, we can answer any questions you may have and help you rest easy knowing your case is in good hands. Our office is located in Providence, but we serve clients throughout Rhode Island.

Contact our team at (401) 354-2255 today to explore your DUI defense options.

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