DUI consequences vary from state to state, and are dictated by the laws of the state where your drunk driving case occurred. Most states require jail time for all DUI convictions. Some states allow deferrals of jail time upon agreement to seek treatment. Others have work release or electronic home detention available.
The articles below are designed to give you a basic overview of common issues surrounding DUI penalties. The information is general. We encourage you to visit the section for the state where your arrest occurred to review the DUI consequences for that state.