Q: Is it likely that a driver will have their license suspended after their first DUI offense?
A: Yes, it is very likely. A driver also faces a suspension at their arraignment, which is the first court appearance. This is called a pre-conviction suspension, and will apply if the BAC is .08% or higher. If there is a refusal, there will also be a suspension as well as a 1 year revocation as a result. Then, there are additional suspensions as a result of a conviction, even on a reduced offense. You should consult an experienced attorney in order to get further advice.
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