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Q: How long will my License be taken for an under age dui

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Brandon Alexander Thomas
Brandon Alexander Thomas
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A: If under 21 it may be suspended for a year. but that is only if you get convicted. sometimes your lawyer can identify problems with the case which can let you plead to a leaser charge or obtain a not guilty verdict at trial.

George Chadwell Creal Jr.
George Chadwell Creal Jr.
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A: In Georgia for under 21 DUI drivers, there are 4 possible outcomes: 1) one year for refusing a test resulting from an administrative license suspension with no limited permit; 2) a 30 day administrative suspension for blowing over the legal limit with a limited permit and day for day credit toward any conviction suspension; 3) 6 months for registering under 0.08 but over 0.02 with no ability to drive; and 4) 1 year from registering over 0.80 with no ability to drive. Even if you have your DUI reduced to a reckless driving you will lose your license for 6 months for having a 4 point offense or 1 year if this is a second 4 point suspension for under 21. The only remedy is be found not guilty or have you case postponed until you are 21 years old, then the regular rules that apply to adults are applicable. Hiring an DUI specialist attorney is mandatory to even have an opportunity to avoid negative license implications.

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