It depends. If you are convicted of a third or subsequent offense, the court does have the authority to order
seizure of your vehicle. However, there are a couple of caveats to this rule.
First, the court can only order seizure of the vehicle that was used in the offense. Furthermore,
the court can only order seizure if the vehicle was owned by you. Thus, the court cannot take a vehicle
that was unrelated to the incident, and cannot seize the vehicle if it is owned by someone else. Owned by you means your name
appears on the title to the vehicle.
the court cannot order seizure of your vehicle if the court has already ordered you to install an ignition interlock on your
vehicle. In third or subsequent situation, the court can chose either seizure or ignition interlock but
cannot order both.
Finally, the court cannot order seizure of the vehicle if seizure
would result in undue hardship, extreme inconvenience or would endanger the health and safety of a person. You
would have the affirmative obligation to show the hardship or extreme inconvenience existed.