If you decide to go without an attorney, be careful as a plea to this charge can not only remain permanently on your record, but can also suspend your driving privileges. I suggest you contact an attorney, at least for a free consultation.
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You may have two options available for resolving this charge without getting convicted. Moreover, you also may be able to get your criminal history restricted so that this charge does not appear on a background check. However, you cannot do this without a lawyer. One of the options is not even available to you without counsel to get you into the program. Neither of these option will be offered to you by the State unless you (through your lawyer) ask for it. Therefore, you will need an attorney to help with these charges unless you want to ensure that a conviction for this crime shows up on your record.
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