The Law office of Matthew | Russell | Dempsey believes the best defense for a driving while intoxicated charge is prevention. However, mistakes are made and some drivers may even repeat those mistakes. We get this question all the time, so we thought it would be helpful to outline what happens with multiple DUI’s in Missouri and when they become felonies?
What Is SATOP?
SATOP is the Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program for alcohol or drug-related traffic offenses and is hosted by the Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health, and given by multiple providers in the area. The program provides services as a result of a suspended or revoked drivers licenses as dictated by a court order, an administrative order, a condition of probation or a plea bargain. Program completion is required by law to get your license reinstated.