Case Conclusion Date: August 8, 2013
Practice Area: DUI / DWI
Outcome: DUI-3rd (criminal) reduced to DUI-1st (civil).
Description: Client charged with DUI-3rd. Facing minimum of 45 days jail and maximum of 1 year. Convinced court client entered plea to an out-of-state DUI without an attorney and in violation of client's 6th Amendment right to an attorney. Because client's 1st DUI was more than 10 years ago, the criminal DUI-3rd became a civil DUI-1st resulting in no jail time.