Case Conclusion Date: 09.13.2012
Practice Area: DUI and 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.