First Time DUI Offender Program

The Seminole County State Attorney’s Office has created a program called the First time DUI Offender Program. Successful completion of the first time DUI offender program will result in your DUI charges being reduced to reckless driving. You will maintain a withhold of adjudication.  All cases are evaluated on an individual, fact- specific basis. A defendants eligibility is determined by DUI filing division. If approved for the  program, you must complete three pre-conditions within 60 days of approval. The three conditions are:

  1. Successful performance of 20 hours of community service
  2. Proof of enrollment or completion of the DUI school
  3. Proof of enrollment or completion of the Victim Awareness Program or YouImpact online course

Requirments for the first time DUI offender Program

The first time DUI offender program is available to those who have been recently arrested for a DUI in Seminole County. Individuals must also meet the following requirements:

  • Blood Alcohol concentration (B.A.C) below .2500
  • No accident was caused by the DUI
  • No minor children present
  • No prior DUI’s or similar offenses
  • Have not previously served prison time
  • Driver’s license was valid at the time of the arrest
  • No cases where there is additional charges at the time of the arrest (Resisting, cannabis, Etc.)

A look inside the program: Tier 1 and Tier 2

There are two different tiers for the program, tier 1 and tier 2 depending on the facts of your case. If approved for tier 1, you will plea to reckless driving (alcohol related)- adjudication withheld and be placed on probation for a period of six months.

Conditions of probation include:

  • $100 fine, standard court costs, costs of prosecution and cost of investigation
  • $400 donation to the Kids House of Seminole County
  • Proof of successful completion of DUI School
  •  Successful completion of any DUI school recommended alcohol/substance abuse treatment
  • Successful completion of twenty (20) total community service hours at approved location(s)
  • Proof of successful completion of the Victim Awareness Panel or YouImpact
    online course (www.youimpact.com)
  • No possession or consumption of alcohol/illegal drugs/non-prescribed drugs during probation
  • Random alcohol/drug testing conducted by probation at Defendant’s expense

If selected for tier 2 you will you will plea to reckless driving (alcohol related)- adjudication withheld and be placed on probation for a period of nine months

Conditions of probation include:

    • $100 Fine; Standard court costs; cost of prosecution and cost of investigation
    • $400 donation to the Kids House of Seminole County
    • Proof of successful completion of DUI School
    • Successful completion of any DUI school recommended alcohol/substance abuse treatment
    • Successful completion of fifty (50) total community service hours at approved location(s)
    • Proof of successful completion of Victim Awareness Panel or YouImpact online course (www.youimpact.com)
    • No possession or consumption of alcohol/illegal drugs/non-prescribed drugs during probation
    • Random alcohol/drug testing conducted by probation at Defendant’s expense
    • Immobilization of Defendant’s vehicle for ten (10) days

Benefits of the First-Time DUI Offender Program

If you successfully complete the program, your DUI charge is reduced from a DUI to a reckless driving. Some of the benefits of getting your charges reduced through this program and avoiding a DUI:

  • Avoid a conviction
  • Avoid mandatory driver’s license suspension
  • Avoid mandatory, high risk, expensive Fr-44 auto insurance
  • Avoid enhanced fines and penalties on any subsequent offense

Additionally, successful completion of this program allows you to avoid a conviction, a permanent criminal record and you maintains your eligibility to seal your record.

CONTACT A SEMINOLE COUNTY DUI LAWYER TODAY

I have one goal for resolving your DUI case and that is to avoid a DUI conviction. I understand that your driver’s license, livelihood, and liberty are at stake. Contact me at 407-740-7275 for a free DUI consultation.

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The Seminole County State Attorney’s Office has created a program called the First time DUI Offender Program. Successful completion of the first time DUI offender program will result in your DUI charges being reduced to reckless driving. You will maintain a withhold of adjudication.  All cases are evaluated on an individual, fact- specific basis. A defendants eligibility is determined by DUI filing division. If approved for the  program, you must complete three pre-conditions within 60 days of approval. The three conditions are:

  1. Successful performance of 20 hours of community service
  2. Proof of enrollment or completion of the DUI school
  3. Proof of enrollment or completion of the Victim Awareness Program or YouImpact online course

Requirments for the first time DUI offender Program

The first time DUI offender program is available to those who have been recently arrested for a DUI in Seminole County. Individuals must also meet the following requirements:

  • Blood Alcohol concentration (B.A.C) below .2500
  • No accident was caused by the DUI
  • No minor children present
  • No prior DUI’s or similar offenses
  • Have not previously served prison time
  • Driver’s license was valid at the time of the arrest
  • No cases where there is additional charges at the time of the arrest (Resisting, cannabis, Etc.)

A look inside the program: Tier 1 and Tier 2

There are two different tiers for the program, tier 1 and tier 2 depending on the facts of your case. If approved for tier 1, you will plea to reckless driving (alcohol related)- adjudication withheld and be placed on probation for a period of six months.

Conditions of probation include:

  • $100 fine, standard court costs, costs of prosecution and cost of investigation
  • $400 donation to the Kids House of Seminole County
  • Proof of successful completion of DUI School
  •  Successful completion of any DUI school recommended alcohol/substance abuse treatment
  • Successful completion of twenty (20) total community service hours at approved location(s)
  • Proof of successful completion of the Victim Awareness Panel or YouImpact
    online course (www.youimpact.com)
  • No possession or consumption of alcohol/illegal drugs/non-prescribed drugs during probation
  • Random alcohol/drug testing conducted by probation at Defendant’s expense

If selected for tier 2 you will you will plea to reckless driving (alcohol related)- adjudication withheld and be placed on probation for a period of nine months

Conditions of probation include:

    • $100 Fine; Standard court costs; cost of prosecution and cost of investigation
    • $400 donation to the Kids House of Seminole County
    • Proof of successful completion of DUI School
    • Successful completion of any DUI school recommended alcohol/substance abuse treatment
    • Successful completion of fifty (50) total community service hours at approved location(s)
    • Proof of successful completion of Victim Awareness Panel or YouImpact online course (www.youimpact.com)
    • No possession or consumption of alcohol/illegal drugs/non-prescribed drugs during probation
    • Random alcohol/drug testing conducted by probation at Defendant’s expense
    • Immobilization of Defendant’s vehicle for ten (10) days

Benefits of the First-Time DUI Offender Program

If you successfully complete the program, your DUI charge is reduced from a DUI to a reckless driving. Some of the benefits of getting your charges reduced through this program and avoiding a DUI:

  • Avoid a conviction
  • Avoid mandatory driver’s license suspension
  • Avoid mandatory, high risk, expensive Fr-44 auto insurance
  • Avoid enhanced fines and penalties on any subsequent offense

Additionally, successful completion of this program allows you to avoid a conviction, a permanent criminal record and you maintains your eligibility to seal your record.

CONTACT A SEMINOLE COUNTY DUI LAWYER TODAY

I have one goal for resolving your DUI case and that is to avoid a DUI conviction. I understand that your driver’s license, livelihood, and liberty are at stake. Contact me at 407-740-7275 for a free DUI consultation.

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