The penalty you receive depends upon a number of factors pertaining to your case, such as the frequency and the severity of the offense, the damage done, and the county laws.
Generally penalties for a San Jose DUI involve heavy fines, temporary and permanent probation, Jail time in county jail or even state prison, mandatory attendance in treatment programs, car impoundment, installation of ignition interlock devices, and even revocation of your driver’s license. You can get a more detailed list of the penalties you may receive in the San Jose DUI penalty chart.
Moreover in addition to the penalties given by state, you will also have to pay higher insurance premiums. In some cases your occupation may suffer negative consequences as well.