If your friend is an experienced lawyer, he should be telling you to contact a defense attorney as soon as possible to help mitigate any potential violations of your informal probation.
No, you should not speak to the DA in this matter. The DA is not your lawyer and they will only use whatever you tell them to maximize your punishment, not minimize it. As for an offer, technically, the DA does not make "offers" in a probation violation case. They can recommend an appreciate punishment to the judge, but the judge is the one who decides what the appropriate punishment for violation should be.
This should be illustrative of how important it is that you secure an experienced attorney as soon as possible. Should you speak to the DA, you may strengthen their case for a third DUI against you, which ha a minimum of 120 days in custody. Good luck.
DO NOT TALK WITH THE DA!!
Hire a criminal defense attorney to protect your rights!
In no way am I offering you legal advice, and in no way has my comment created an attorney-client relationship. You are not to rely upon my note above in any way, but insted need to sit down with counsel and share all relevant facts before receiving fully-informed legal advice. If you want to be completely sure of your rights, you must sit down with an experienced criminal defense attorney to be fully aware of your rights.
If you have a probation agent, you need to report this to him/her. Do so after you consult your own attorney.
You also need some sort of treatment. Drinking to blackout is problem behavior, as evidenced by your legal problems. You could have received another DUI for this.
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--- Experienced DUI/DWI/OWI/Drunk Driving Lawyer in Madison, Wisconsin
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