Wyoming DUI Lawyers
Get Help From a Wyoming DUI Lawyer or Attorney:
If you have been charged with a DUI in Wyoming (Driving Under the Influence), there are two things that you need to consider:
Take your drunk driving charge very seriously.
Hire an experienced Wyoming DUI Lawyer or DUI Attorney who is experienced in Wyoming DUI law.
Each Wyoming DUI lawyer at DUI.com offers an initial review of your drunk driving charge. Your inquiry is both free and confidential.
To begin fighting your drunk driving charge, use the list above to locate a Wyoming DUI Lawyer in your county who knows the Wyoming DUI laws. But do it now, as time is very critical in a DUI case.
What Happens To First Time Offenders in Wyoming?
Wyoming First Offender
You are DUI in Wyoming if you have a blood alcohol content of .08% or above.
First Offender Penalties
There are no mandatory minimums for a first offender with a low BAC.
Wyoming has a one time diversion program called “Probation Before Sentencing”. A person convicted of a 1st offense is not sentenced but placed on probation for 6 months, during which time they must participate in an alcohol education or treatment program according to their assessment. Upon successful completion the conviction is removed and the record is cleared. You may participate only once in this program.
$200 to $750 with no mandatory minimums.
At the court’s discretion as a condition of probation.
Wyoming has both pre-conviction administrative and post-conviction court-ordered suspensions with a mandatory minimum. For a first offender, the suspension period is 90 days.
Under certain conditions, hardship licenses may be granted.
Assessment / Treatment
Following conviction, alcohol assessment is a requirement for all offenders whose sentences are suspended. You may have an assessment as part of an alcohol program required by the licensing agency in order to obtain a hardship license.
The court also takes the results of the assessment into consideration in final sentencing as part of any probation requirement. Assessments are conducted by private practitioners certified by the state. The cost ranges from $60-$150 and the offender usually pays.
If you are under 21 and your BAC was as little as .02% or greater, you will you’re your license suspended and may be fined as much as $750. First-offense suspensions are for 90 days.
Are You Really A First Offender?
In Wyoming, the period of time in which a judge or administrator can review an offender’s record (the “look-back” period) is 5 years. If you have had no DUI or related offense in the last five years, then you are considered a first offender.