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Fourth Degree DWI

Fourth Degree DWI/DUI in the State of Minnesota is a Misdemeanor, with a maximum punishment of 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.  This offense is charged if it is your first offense within a 10 year period of time, and your alcohol concentration was at least .08, but less than .16.

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The typical penalty for being convicted of Fourth Degree DWI/DUI is rather innocuous.  It normally does not involve jail or house arrest, usually results in a $300-$400 fine, probation for 1 year, and the requirement that you undergo what’s called a Chemical Use Assessment and follow its recommendations.

In addition to the criminal penalties, a person charged with Fourth Degree DWI/DUI will have their driver’s license revoked for 90 days.  However, if you enter a plea of guilty to the Fourth Degree DWI/DUI charge, the license revocation is reduced to 30 days. .

Contact Attorney Carson J. Heefner Today

Fourth-degree DWI isn’t the most serious DWI offense, but serious enough it can have a lasting effect on your life. Carson  J. Heefner has over 20 years experience representing individuals charged with Fourth Degree DWI/DUI. He is a graduate of the National College for DUI Defense, which is an intensive training seminar for people who defend those accused of DWI/DUI. If you or someone you know is facing Fourth Degree DWI/DUI charges, contact Carson at 612-202-8971 or for at a free consultation.