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State v. M.V.

Case Conclusion Date: 09.13.2012

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.

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