Practice Area:DUI / DWI
Outcome:On sixth lifetime DUI, negotiated a favorable plea to a reduced charge, probated sentence, and no loss of drivers license.
Description:Client was arrested and charged with speeding 91 in a 55 MPH zone and with sixth lifetime DUI offense (third within five years). Contesting the admissibility of several similar transactions and other scientific and testimonial evidence proffered by the prosecution, counsel was able to negotiate a favorable plea bargain to the lesser included offense of reckless driving, no loss of driving privilege, and a probated sentence. Had client pled to the original charges, he would have been convicted of a high and aggravated misdemeanor, declared a habitual violator, lost driver's license for 5 years, and faced over 36 months in jail.