In Indiana how long will a DUI or OUIL stay on your driving record?.

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In Indiana how long will a DUI or OUIL stay on your driving record?.

Asked on June 9, 2009 under Criminal Law, Kentucky

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 12 years ago | Contributor

First of all, a DUI stays on your driving record and criminal record forever.

What you are thinking about here is, what period of time must pass before a prior DUI is no longer considered in terms of penalties imposed in a DUI conviction.  By virtue of something known as the "look-back period" a prior offense is not considered in sentencing.  For example, in a state with a 10 year look-back period, if you were to have another DUI in year 11, the punishment for the second DUI would be the same as if it were your first.

Unfortunately, Indiana's look back period is not so straightforward.  Without knowing details of the offenses in question I can only provide a link to a site that will help you make a case specific determination:  http://www.1800duilaws.com/indiana-dui-attorney/index.asp?state=IN


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