Sentencing and Punishment for a Felony DUI in San Diego County

If convicted of a DUI Felony in San Diego County and if it were your 4th DUI within a 10-year period you would be facing

  • 16 months, or 2 or 3 years in the California State Prison system
  • Fines that would approximately $1,800
  • A four year State of California driver’s license revocation/suspension
  • Designated as a ”habitual traffic offender” by the California DMV

If you cause a death as a result of your DUI you would be sentenced very differently. Potential sentence for such an offense could lead to lifetime imprisonment and a “strike” on your record pursuant to the State of California’s three strikes law.

Additional Conditions That Can Accompany DUI Probation in San Diego County

  • You will not be permitted to drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in your system
  • You shall not refuse to submit to any chemical test of your blood, breath or urine if arrested by law enforcement for a DUI
  • You shall not be permitted to commit any additional crimes, if you do your probation could be revoked and you would face further punishment