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Q: Is there a requirement for jail time if you are convicted of a second DUI?

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Jonathan Sills
Jonathan Sills
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Hartford, CT
  • Licensed in Connecticut

A: If you are convicted as a second offender, then there is a minimum mandatory 120 day jail sentence that must be imposed. The maximum jail sentence is two years. It is possible to have two DUI convictions and not be sentenced to jail time if the state does not file a Part B information charging you as a repeat offender.

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