2011. Can the courts use my dismissed case against me? They are trying to sentence me based on "2nd offense in 7 years". Is this legal? Are there any cases to support my case?
DUI / DWI Attorney
Sadly, even if dismissed - under Washington State Law - any prior DUI that was amended to a Reckless Driving like yours - counts as a prior DUI if you get another one in seven years. You'll want to consult with a DUI attorney immediately.
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Violation date to violation date. If the first case is within 7 years of the new one and it was a DUI reduced/amended to anything and even a deferred prosecution that was dismissed, it counts. Get an Attorney.