Multiple DUI Charges in Boise

Superior DUI Defense in Boise

In the face of multiple DUI charges, you must hire an experienced and dedicated Boise DUI lawyer. Attorney Charles Crafts is a former prosecutor who handles state and federal cases, including one of Idaho's most high profile murder cases which led to his appearance on several national media programs such as Good Morning America and the Today Show.

As a defense lawyer who is no stranger to the courtroom, Attorney Charles Crafts has the trial experience necessary to fight your DUI charges!

Idaho's DUI Laws & Penalties

It is unlawful to drive in Idaho with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08% or more. For drivers under 21, the threshold is set at just .02%. Under Idaho Code 18-8005, if you are found guilty of DUI, you are subject to the following penalties:

First DUI Offense

  • Misdemeanor offense
  • Up to 6 months in jail
  • Up to $1,000 fines
  • 90 to 180 day license suspension

Second DUI Offense Within 10 Years

  • Misdemeanor offense
  • Up to 1 year in jail
  • Up to $2,000 in fines
  • 1 year driver's license suspension
  • Mandatory ignition interlock device

Third DUI Offense Within 10 Years

  • Felony offense
  • Up to 5 years in jail
  • Up to $5,000 in fines
  • Up to 5 year driver's license suspension
  • Mandatory ignition interlock device

Enhanced Penalties for BAC Above 0.20%

For drivers with a BAC that registered above 0.20%, they will face enhanced penalties. For example, a first offense would involve up to 1 year in jail, and up to $2,000 in fines, whereas a second offense within 5 years would be a felony violation, punishable by up to 5 years in prison, up to $5,000 in fines, and up to 5 years license suspension.

Contact a Boise DUI lawyer today!

In the face of fines, license suspension, and imprisonment, you cannot afford to forgo a strong DUI defense. Contact Boise DUI Attorney, Charles Crafts today! In a free case evaluation, he will explain your legal options and which DUI defense strategies he would use to defend your case!