If you are convicted of an Idaho DUI, you will pay the piper!
And you will pay huge! First of all, you will pay any fines associated
with your conviction, and these fines can reach $5,000. You will also
pay court costs which become quite expensive, especially if you’ve
chosen to plead ‘not guilty’ and are found ‘guilty,’ as charged. You
will have to hire an Idaho DUI Attorney and, depending on the severity
of your case, you can pay anywhere from $2500 to $15,000 for your
If you injured or killed someone while you were driving while
intoxicated, expect additional charges, additional fines, additional
court costs, additional Attorney’s fees and, the icing on the cake, a
lawsuit for the damages you caused!
And don’t think you’re off-the-hook if this was your first DUI and no
one was hurt. Your insurance company will have some things they’d
like to talk about with you, and the conversation will surely revolve
around your increased rates and your possible SR-22 Certificate!