Now let’s review the differences when probation is not granted in 1st DUIs in California.
A conviction for a 1st DUI in California where probation is not granted will generally result in these penalties:
96 hours to 6 months in jail
3 to 5 years of informal probation, commonly referred to as “summary probation”
3 months, 6 months, or 9-month alcohol program/ DUI school
Around $2,000 in fines
Driver’s license suspension of 6 months, with a chance to get a restricted license after 30 days
Some additional penalties for a first-time DUI in California where probation is granted can include: