Nevada DUI Laws

DUI charges in Nevada? Speak with a DUI attorney


What happens in court doesn't stay in court. A DUI in Nevada can have a lasting impact on your life.

Nevada DUI laws call for immediate penalties for a DUI conviction, such as jail time, fines, community service, license suspension and completion of an alcohol program. That's a long list, but the aftershocks can continue after these initial penalties run their course. A Nevada DUI could prevent you from getting a job or commercial driver's license. You may also face higher insurance prices for years.

The best bet? Speak with a DUI lawyer. A Nevada DUI attorney can get you the information you need for your case. A lawyer can help you avoid costly mistakes, and ensure you meet important deadlines.

To connect with a DUI attorney near you, simply fill out the case evaluation form on this page. Or you can call, toll free, 877-349-1311.

Nevada DUI laws allow for a variety of punishments for drunk driving convictions. Drunk driving arrests can be charged as felonies, and refusing a breathalyzer test could result in an arrest and revocation of your license.

Nevada DUI Penalties

First DUI Conviction

  • 2 days-6 months in jail
  • $400-1,000 in fines
  • 48-96 hours of community service
  • 90-day driver's license revocation
  • Completion of alcohol/drug abuse program

Second DUI Conviction (within 7 years)

  • 10 days-6 months in jail or residential confinement
  • $750-1,000 in fines
  • 1-year driver's license revocation
  • Community service
  • Completion of alcohol/drug abuse program

Third DUI Conviction (within 7 years)

  • Charged as a felony
  • 1-6 years in jail
  • $2,000-5,000 in fines
  • 3-year driver's license revocation

Penalties for Refusal

  • 90-day driver's license revocation

Ask a Nevada DUI Attorney About Your Options

A Nevada DUI attorney can answer questions you might have about the laws or your specific DUI case. To speak with a DUI attorney near you today, fill out the free case evaluation form on this page or call us, toll free, at 877-349-1311.

Note: Laws may have changed since our last update. For the latest information on these DUI laws, speak to a local DUI lawyer in the state.

The Nevada DUI penalty list is by no means all-inclusive. DUI penalties may vary based on a variety of factors, including your prior driving record.

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