Maine OUI Penalties for a Second Offense

March 7, 2019


If you are charged with an OUI in Maine, it is important to have the right information about the possible sentencing. Maine has a ten (10) year look back period, which means if you have a previous offense during that time frame, you will be charged with a second offense. Below is a chart that highlights the penalties for a second offense OUI in Maine.

License Suspension:
3 years
Conditional License (Zero Tolerance):
Minimum 10 years. A conditional license can be suspended for 1 year for any amount of alcohol and 2 years for a refusal to submit to a chemical test.
Minimum 7 days
Minimum Fine:
Refusal of Chemical Test
License Suspension:
3 years. This license suspension is served in addition to any suspension imposed due to the criminal charge.
Conditional License (Zero Tolerance):
Minimum 12 days
Minimum Fine:

The penalties for a second offense are very serious. Not only are you facing years of license suspension, you are also subjected to mandatory jail time, if convicted. That is why it is in your best interest to obtain professional legal advice as soon as possible, so you know your options.

Attorney Mike Bowser is the only Board Certified DUI Defense Specialist who practices in Maine, New Hampshire & Massachusetts. He has 200 five star reviews from satisfied OUI clients. Call now to set up your free case consultation at 888-526-9737.

What is the Bowser Law Difference?

Mike Bowser has unique experience and knowledge which he uses to protect his clients.

  • Mike Bowser is the only Board Certified DUI Defense Specialist who practices in MA, NH & ME. This means he had to pass rigorous examinations and interviews about his knowledge of DUI law to become certified.
  • Because he practices in all three states, Mike Bowser knows how to handle the complications that arise when you are charged as an out of state driver.
  • Clients who have hired Mike Bowser LOVE him! Take one look at his reviews and you will see why Mike Bowser is The Most Reviewed 5 Star DUI Defense Lawyer Practicing in MA, NH & ME!
  • He uses his deep understanding of forensic science to pick apart the evidence against you and looks for errors that he can challenge. He then carefully prepares your case with the goal of highlighting these issues and putting you in the best possible position.
  • He is a ruthless cross-examiner who is at home in the courtroom. Judges, prosecutors, and police officers often praise his professionalism and knowledge.

If you are facing a DUI charge, don’t delay. Call now to setup your
free, detailed consultation at

(888) 526-9737

25 years of Proven Results.

(888) 526-9737