Michigan MIP Penalties
There are penalties any time you plead guilty to a criminal offense. A first offense MIP carries no jail time and there is a fine and cost. If you are placed on diversion, the court can order alcohol testing, counseling, classes, additional costs and probation oversight.
For a second offense. a minor could face jail time for a violation of probation up to 30 days. There are also consequences for your license. This is on top of any fines and costs.
For a third offense, you could face even more jail time as well as additional fines and costs. Multiple MIP offenses will begin to label you as an alcoholic that could severely impact your future.