DUI Penalties in Sonoma County

First time DUI in Sonoma County
    • Three years of summary probation,
    • A $390 fine plus penalties and assessments totaling approximately $1900
    • A three-month drug/alcohol program
  • Two days of jail time which may be suspended or converted into a Sheriff's alternative work program
Second time DUI in Sonoma County
    • Four to five years of summary probation,
    • Pay a fine of $390, plus penalty assessments totaling approximately $1900
    • An 18 month drug/alcohol program
  • A "mandatory minimum" of 96 hours in the county jail; to a maximum sentence of one year. Prosecutors in Sonoma County may insist on a minimum of 10 days of jail, which is often converted into a Sheriff's alternative work program.
Third time DUI in Sonoma County
    • Five years of summary probation
    • Pay a fine of $390, plus penalty assessments totaling approximately $1900
    • DUI school that is 18 months in length.
  • 120-180 days in the county jail. These 120-180 days may often be converted into a residential in-patient program and/or electronic monitoring/ankle bracelet and home detention.

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