In the state of Minnesota, third degree DWI charges are gross misdemeanors, which is an intermediate level offense. This crime can arise in a few scenarios, including:
There are other circumstances where a DWI charge can be elevated to a third degree DWI.
With a conviction of a third degree DWI, you will be required to serve 30 days in jail. If you qualify for an alternative sentencing, 28 days may be spent on work release or home monitoring but you will still be required to spend a consecutive 48 hours in jail. Additionally, 30 days is just the minimum sentence, but you may be there for longer depending on the circumstances.
For a third degree sentence, the length of probation and fines will also be greater. You will also face a loss of your driver’s license and plates for a minimum of one year. If charged with this offense, an Edina DWI lawyer from our firm is just a phone call away. Contact Neve Webb, PLLC our award-winning legal team for an aggressive trial advocate who can fight for you.
As an Edina DWI attorney, there are several strategies that we can use to take down the opposition and help you pursue the best possible outcome. If we take on your case, we will thoroughly analyze every aspect of your case, from the initial interaction and all the testing methods used.
We can actively scrutinize:
First and foremost, our firm understands that a DWI charge can be a stressful experience. For that reason, we are here to help you every step of the way. Remember that you have options and not to simply accept defeat. Call us today for legal guidance overcoming your third degree DWI charges. We have a history of success and are backed by more than 45 years of collective experience!