Case Conclusion Date:September 1, 2012
Practice Area:DUI / DWI
Outcome:Misdemeanor, 29 days jail, probation
Description:Client was charged with felony OWI / DUI / DWI in Wisconsin. At a contested preliminary hearing persuaded judge to reduce it to misdemeanor. At sentencing on the misdemeanor the guideline sentence was 9 months jail, recommended by the prosecutor. Argued for probation and 29 days jail instead, to allow for treatment to succeed. Final resolution was 2 years probation and 45 days in jail with treatment requirements.