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I got charged with a 2nd OVI after I swerved to miss a deer and struck a guardrail, my vehicle was totaled and another car stopped to help me. I wasnt drunk but I was very "out of it" from the accident as it was pretty bad. I did hire an attorney, but was wondering if there was anyway to avoid Jailtime or the hefty license suspension?Thank you for the helpful responses. I tried to contact Avvo to delete the question, but as you can see, they have not done so yet. The case is now resolved. I plead down and have a year suspension, a year active probation, 5days in jail, 18 on ankle monitoring, 600 in fines and costs, I can have driving priv. with an ignition breath thing and yellow plates, and I have to complete an assessment which determines whether I need to take Alcohol and drug classes which they almost always make you do from what I hear (RME).
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