Getting arrested for a criminal offense is serious, including for a DUI (known in Indiana as an OWI). Your arrest sets in motion a series of events that could lead to numerous legal penalties, including
If you have previously been convicted of multiple DUIs, you may be subjected to heightened sentencing in a subsequent charge. It’s important that you know about the Habitual Vehicular Substance Offender enhancement or HVSO. This
Judges are given a fair amount of discretion when it comes to sentencing a criminal defendant. Sentencing guidelines generally provide a range of jail time, fines, and other penalties from which the judge can choose.
Being charged with a DUI/OWI is not the same as being convicted of it. The prosecutor still has the burden of proving all of the elements of the offense. There are several ways to potentially