Law Office Of William B Bennett, St. Petersburg, FL, DUI Conviction

Understanding the Financial Impact Of A DUI Conviction

At The Law Office of William B. Bennett, we understand that receiving a DUI conviction can be a daunting experience. Furthermore, there are numerous costs and fees involved that may not be immediately clear. Our goal is to prepare our clients for the financial obligations they may face after their case comes to a close. It’s important to note that as a St. Petersburg DUI lawyer, we do not control or benefit from any fines or fees imposed by the Florida court system. Our role is solely to provide legal counsel.

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard

To help our clients plan ahead, we have outlined some of the common monetary penalties associated with a DUI conviction in Florida. However, the exact costs will vary depending on the specific circumstances of each case.

It’s also worth mentioning that penalties may be substantially lower for those who are able to negotiate their charges down to a lesser offense like reckless driving.

Potential Financial Obligations Of A DUI Conviction

  • DMV Administrative Hearing Fee: $35
  • Process Server Fees: $100
  • Court Reporter Fees: $75-200
  • Investigative Fees: $150-250
  • DUI School: $350
  • Court Fines: $500-2000
  • Court Costs: $300-550
  • Driver’s License Reinstatement Fees: $30-200
  • Probation Fees: $70/month
  • SCRAM Device Fees: $350/month (if required)
  • Vehicle Immobilization/Impound Fees: $300-1000
  • Ignition Interlock Device Fees: $300/month for 6-24 months (if required)
  • Community Service Buyout Fees: $500 (if allowed)
  • Transportation Costs During License Suspension: Variable

If You Are Facing A DUI Conviction, Call The Law Office Of William B. Bennett Today

For those facing DUI charges in St. Petersburg, Clearwater or the surrounding areas, our experienced criminal defense team is available to evaluate your case and help minimize penalties wherever possible. Please call us at your earliest convenience for a free consultation at (727) 821-8000 or contact us on our website here to discuss your legal options.

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