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Ignition interlock was ordered for a year. Can I ask the court after a 3 months to shorten the sentence so I can get rid of it

Wisconsin Rapids, WI |
Attorney answers 3


No. Twelve months is the mandatory statutory minimum.

This answer is provided for general information only. No legal advice can be given without a consult as to the specifics of the case.


Sometimes prosecutors will agree to reopen and dismiss a refusal that was charged along with an OWI if you get to a point where pleading to the OWI makes sense. However, a judge may impose an IID requirement as part of a sentence on even an OWI first offense these days.


You should ask your attorney this question as well, as he/she will have a better grasp of your overall situation.