Practice Area:DUI / DWI
Outcome:Felony DUI - serious injuries reduced to Misd.
Description:Client drove his van into a building and two passengers suffered serious injuries, including fractures. Client's Blood results were almost twice the legal limit. Case was charged as a Felony DUI and client facing possible State Prison. Preliminary Hearing held and Judge reduced to a Misdemeanor DUI with injury. Further negotiations convinced District Attorney to reduce further to a DUI without Injury. Client ended up with a standard first DUI (two days on the Sheriff's work program). Won the DMV hearing.