Learn about the penalties for a DUI conviction in Florida
Your DUI conviction, or refusal to consent to a chemical test is considered a misdemeanor in Florida unless:
- This is your third DUI within ten years (classified as a third degree felony).
- This is your fourth, fifth, sixth, or more DUI regardless of when they occurred (classified as a third degree felony).
- Your incident was the cause of serious bodily injury (medical injury with a risk of death) or disfigurement or serious organ injury (classified as a third degree felony). Your incident resulted in the death of a person or unborn (DUI manslaughter -- either a first or a second-degree felony).