Can I face jail time if I had a child in the car when arrested for a DUI?

Can I face jail time if I had a child in the car when arrested for a DUI?

Category: Criminal defense

A person can face an enhancement of having a child in the vehicle while driving under influence and face 5 days per minor if convicted of a DUI. A person can face an additional 5 days if the minor was not properly restrained at the time.

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As a former Prosecutor, Michael Bruckheim has experience on the other side of the aisle. Prior to founding his law office in 2010, Mr. Bruckheim enjoyed a diverse career in litigation at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) serving for over 11 years. He began his OAG career as a prosecutor in the Criminal Section where he conducted numerous bench and jury trials in traffic and criminal misdemeanor matters. Mr. Bruckheim was promoted and served as Chief of the Criminal Section at the OAG where he supervised the prosecution of DUI offenses in the District and directed a staff of over 20 attorneys.

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