I was arrested for DUI about a week and a half ago. I don't think the DMV can suspend my license because I blew under a .08. I feel I have a good case because I blew a .072, was very cooperative with the officer, did not have trouble with my gait, balance, parking my car or handing my documents over; also I did not slur my speech. I did well on the field tests, first time DUI and no criminal record. I feel I have a good chance at a case dismissal or at least a wet reckless.
Since I will not be pleading guilty at the arraignment and I'd like to save at least a little bit of money, should I hire an attorney before or after that? I was told by an attorney that negotiations don't usually take place before the arraignment. Would this probably be the case with my case?
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