State v. M.V.

Karyn T. Missimer

Case Conclusion Date:September 13, 2012

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 prosecutor client entered plea to DUI-2nd without an attorney and in violation of client's 6th Amendment rights. Prosecutor agreed DUI-2nd should not count. Because client's 1st DUI was more than 10 years ago, the criminal DUI-3rd became a civil DUI-1st with no jail time.