The Judge will consider everything. Retain a good criminal defense lawyer.
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I would get into a rehab program, prior to court. This is your second drinking-related offense, so you could face some Jail time. Hire an attorney prior to appearing before the judge.
It depends to a large extent what the VOP is for. Consult with a locally experienced DUI attorney to give yourself the best chance. Good luck.
Many times it is just easier to do the time. So you negotiate for a brief jail stint - 30 days. 3 hots and a cot, no responsibilities, a free gym. What more can you ask for? Then, when you come out, the pesky PO is out of your hair, because you completed your sentence. So if you go off track, you don't have to worry about the PO visiting you, urine analyses coming up dirty, being violated, nothing. All you have to do is not get arrested whenever you are doing whatever it is you do that is illegal. Think about it.
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