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Georgia Fourth Offense DUI Law

A fourth offense DUI in Georgia comes with a combination of criminal penalties enforced by the court and administrative penalties against your driver’s license handed down by the Department of Driver Services.

Criminal Penalties

A fourth offense will be treated as a Felony offense if this is a fourth within the past 10 years. The jail sentence for a fourth conviction is between 1 year and 5 years, the Judge may suspend all but 90 days of the sentence in lieu of probation. The fine for a fourth will be $1,000 to $5,000 plus all associated court costs. You will be placed on probation for 5 years minus any jail time already served. You will have to serve no less than 60 days of community service. Jail time and fines vary based upon the offenders blood alcohol level. Attendance in a state approved DUI school is required.

Administrative Penalties

A fourth offense refusal to submit to a chemical test will result in a 5 year suspension of your driver’s license. Your license will be revoked for 5 years following a fourth offense.When your license is reinstated you will be required to install an ignition interlock for at least 6 months. The court may grant you an ignition interlock permit during suspension period. An SR-22 form filing will be required for a period of 3 years beyond license reinstatement period. You can apply for your SR-22 filing below:

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Additional Georgia DUI Resources

  • Georgia DUI Laws – Here you will find a comprehensive and detailed explanation of Georgia’s DUI laws including all offense levels and penalties.
  • Georgia First Offense DUI – First offense information including penalties, fines, potential jail time, license suspension, DUI classes, and more.
  • Georgia Second Offense DUI – Second offense information including penalties, fines, potential jail time, license suspension, DUI classes, and more.
  • Georgia Third Offense DUI – Fourth offense information including penalties, fines, potential jail time, license suspension, DUI classes, and more.
  • Georgia SR22 Insurance Filing – We have compiled everything you need to know about Alabama’s SR22 insurance and filing requirements including important addresses, phone numbers, etc.
  • Georgia DUI Education Classes – We offer a complete listing of state approved DUI & alcohol education classes.
  • Georgia Bail Bondsmen – Comprehensive list of Georgia bail bond agents including address, phone, website, etc.
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