A DUI can carry with it serious implications for a person’s future. Even a first time offense can carry harsh penalties. We at the Law Offices of Garrett T. Ogata are experienced in all of the laws and penalties, and will provide the best defense for a first time DUI charge.
Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 484C.400 and 484C.110 cover first time DUI offenders. A first offense is a misdemeanor. For the charge to be considered a first offense it must be the only DUI a person has gotten in seven years. The first thing many people worry about is how much the charge will end up costing them.
Fines and costly classes could be the least of many people’s worries. There is a real chance you could do jail time.
Whatever penalty a person is given they may also lose their license for ninety days. See DMV hearing link. They may get a restricted license after forty-five days. First time penalties can be very harsh. The Law Offices of Garrett T. Ogata can help you navigate through this difficult process.