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Reno DUI Lawyer: Prior Convictions

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Law enforcement has the right to stop drivers suspected of driving while impaired. Officers can conduct field tests to determine the amount of alcohol affecting the operator of the vehicle and if determined that he or she is intoxicated can make a DUI arrest. Individuals with prior DUI convictions will have increasingly stiff penalties imposed by the courts. The Law Office of Walter B. Fey offers professional legal services to clients in need of a defense against multiple DUI charges. The laws in Nevada concerning DUIs are some of the toughest in the U.S. Before speaking with authorities, contact a Reno DUI lawyer knowledgeable in all areas of criminal law.

Call my firm today at (775) 329-1101 to get the representation that you need.

My practice can offer competent legal advice regarding multiple DUI allegations and provide effective defense at each step of the legal procedures. I have practiced law since 1986, gained experience as a public defender, began private practice in 1999 and currently limit it to criminal defense with a focus on DUI offenses. I am active in several associations and a contributing writer to legal publications. My experience and success as a trial lawyer in all courts in Nevada, including the Federal Court for the District of Nevada, has earned for me a reputation as a prominent and trusted criminal defense lawyer inside and outside of the courtrooms.

Increased Penalties for Repeat Offenders

Factors that can affect the outcome of a case and the severity of the penalties can be the amount of impairment of the driver due to the use of drugs or alcohol, child present in the vehicle, a traffic collision with resulting major property damage, significant injuries or fatalities, or leaving the scene of a DUI caused accident.

Common penalties for DUI offenses within the past 7 years are:

  • First – 2 days to 6 months jail time, community service, $400 - $1,000 fines, DUI education and counseling, driver’s license revocation for 90 days, possible ignition interlock device
  • Second – 10 days to 6 months jail time, $750 - $1,000 fines, DUI education and counseling, driver’s license revocation for 1 year, possible ignition interlock device
  • Third – felony with prison term of 1 – 6 years, fines $2,000 - $5,000, DUI education and counseling, 3 year driver’s license revocation, mandatory ignition interlock device up to 3 years


I, Walter Fey have the experience and skill to defend clients facing DUI charges with prior convictions on record. Make an appointment today for a consultation.

Contact a Reno DUI attorney if arrested for DUI with a prior conviction on record.

Why You Should Choose The Law Office of Walter B. Fey

  1. Quality Defense, Caring Service, Solid Representation
  2. Long Background Serving as a Public Defender
  3. Member of the National College of DUI Defense
  4. Specific Training and Experience in Sobriety Testing
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