How long is a DUI sentence?

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That varies from state to state, and that's usually up to the judge who is given your case. There is no exact sentence for a DUI offense, but each state has requirements that each person found guilty must meet.
For my state: In Indiana, if you're found guilty of DUI/DWI/OWI, according to, penalties are: Required to pay fees and court costs, which is a minimum of $300. The fines are a maximum of $5,000. Imprisonment for a maximum of 1 year. Your license will be suspended for 2 years. You are also required to submit to an alcohol and/or drug testing and will be required to attend a substance abuse education course and a victim impact panel.

To answer the question, in Indiana, based on the penalties listed, you can be in prison for a maximum of 1 year.
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