Ventura County DUI Penalty Chart (click on image to view full-sized version):
* Ventura County Superior Court routinely imposes the maximum fine and tacks on additional fees and assessments such that the total fine on a first DUI is approximately $3,500. Monthly installments are allowed.
** If under the age of 21, the license suspension will last at least one year pursuant to “zero tolerance” law.
*** When probation is imposed (aka “sentence suspended”) the actual jail time is generally 2 days for a first offense, 30 days for a 2nd offense (45 days for a 2nd offense if on probation for a prior DUI in Ventura County), and 120 days and up on a 3rd offense. There are often alternatives to jail: work release (a community service program) and work furlough. I can help you obtain these alternatives to jail.
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