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Third Offense If an OWI defendant has two convictions for OWI in Iowa or the equivalent in another State within the last 12 years, the OWI can be upgraded to an OWI-3rd offense in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, or other Iowa community. Third offense drunk driving in Iowa is a Class "D" felony. Because it is so serious, you should hire an experienced Iowa-licensed attorney limited exclusively to the practice of criminal law to represent you in a third offense drunk driving prosecution. Let us help you chart your way back to life before legal crisis. Contact David A. Cmelik Law PLC at 319-389-1889.

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What is Operating While Intoxicated--Third Offense in a Cedar Rapids drunk driving prosecution? 

by David A. Cmelik Law PLC


‚Äč‚ÄčThird offense drunk driving in Iowa is a Class "D" felony punishable by at least 30 days in jail, no more than five years in prison, and fines ranging from $3,125 to $9,275. An OWI-3rd offense is a serious offense, a felony, and should not be taken lightly.


An Iowa-licensed attorney should be retained to review any and all written and electronic discovery/evidence to determine strengths and defects of the prosecution.

If you or a loved one has been arrested for OWI in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, or other Iowa community, contact David A. Cmelik Law PLC, for an initial consultation today. However, remember that a blog is not legal advice and that no attorney-client relationship is established by sending unsolicited information to an attorney over the Internet.