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Defending Clients Facing a Fourth DUI in Nevada

In Nevada, a DUI is considered a misdemeanor offense. However, if you are convicted of a fourth DUI within seven years, you will be charged with a felony. The penalties for a fourth DUI conviction are severe, including a long driver’s license suspension, mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device (IID), and lengthy jail time.

Given the potential consequences of a fourth DUI conviction, you must take immediate action to protect your rights. At Goodman Law Group, our Las Vegas fourth DUI defense attorneys have extensive experience handling all DUI cases, including those involving multiple offenses. We know what it takes to build a strong defense and will work tirelessly to help you avoid the maximum penalties.

Call Goodman Law Group today at (702) 825-7854 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our fourth DUI attorney in Las Vegas!

What are the Penalties for a Fourth DUI in Nevada?

The penalties for a fourth DUI conviction in Nevada are severe and can have long-lasting consequences. If convicted, you could face:

  • Up to 6 years in state prison
  • Fines of up to $5,000
  • License suspension ranging from 3 years to permanent
  • Mandatory installation of an Ignition Interlock Device (IID)
  • Mandatory attendance in an alcohol/drug dependency program

Additionally, the court may require you to perform up to 480 hours of community service and pay restitution to any victims. You will also be responsible for covering the costs associated with the IID and any impound and towing fees.

Defenses to a Fourth DUI Charge

When confronting a fourth DUI accusation, it's crucial to thoroughly examine all potential defense strategies to safeguard your rights and potentially lessen the repercussions. Your legal representative might employ various defense tactics, including:

  • Illegal traffic stop: If law enforcement officers did not have probable cause to pull you over, any evidence obtained during the stop may be inadmissible in court.
  • Improper administration of tests: Your attorney may challenge the accuracy or reliability of field sobriety tests, breathalyzer tests, or blood tests if administered improperly or under questionable circumstances.
  • Failure to follow proper procedures: If proper procedures were not followed during the collecting or handling of evidence, your attorney may argue that the evidence should be excluded from the case.
  • Technical issues with testing devices: Your attorney may challenge the calibration or maintenance records of breathalyzer or blood testing devices, arguing that the results are unreliable.
  • Police misconduct: If there was any misconduct by law enforcement officers during your arrest or investigation, such as coercion or violation of your rights, your attorney may seek to have the charges dismissed.
  • Lack of evidence: If there is insufficient evidence to prove that you were driving under the influence, your attorney may argue that the charges should be dropped.
  • You were not actually driving: If you were not operating the vehicle at the time of the alleged offense, your attorney may argue that you cannot be convicted of DUI.

An experienced Las Vegas fourth DUI attorney will thoroughly review the evidence against you and develop the most effective defense strategy to challenge the charges. Contact Goodman Law Group today for a free consultation to discuss your case and explore your defense options.

How Long Does a Fourth DUI Stay on Your Record?

When you're convicted of a fourth DUI, the conviction typically remains on your criminal record indefinitely. This means that if you're ever convicted of another DUI in the future, the court will consider your previous DUI convictions when determining the penalties for your current offense.

However, there's a legal principle often referred to as the "7-year rule" in Nevada. If you aren't convicted of any other DUIs within the next 7 years following your fourth DUI conviction, the fourth DUI conviction may no longer be considered when determining the penalties for any future DUI offenses.

Nevertheless, it's essential to understand that even if the conviction isn't actively factored into sentencing after 7 years, it remains part of your permanent criminal record and can still impact various aspects of your life, such as employment opportunities, professional licenses, and insurance rates.

If you're concerned about the long-term implications of a fourth DUI conviction or want to explore options for minimizing its impact, contact Goodman Law Group for a confidential consultation. We can assess your situation and guide you on how to navigate the legal process effectively.

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  • Dismissed 2 Counts Battery on a Protected Person (Gross Misdemeanor)

Contact Our Las Vegas Fourth DUI Attorney Today

At Goodman Law Group, we know that facing a fourth DUI conviction is incredibly stressful. If you are convicted, you will face several years in state prison, thousands of dollars in fines, and a long-term driver’s license suspension. Our attorneys are dedicated to providing the aggressive representation you deserve and will do everything we can to help you obtain a favorable outcome.

Contact Goodman Law Group today to schedule a FREE consultation with our fourth DUI lawyer in Las Vegas!

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