Anybody's guess at this point. It depends on what all the stuff is on her record and how long ago it was. It depends on the facts of the new cases. It depends on which DA is assigned. It depends on whose court she's in. It depends on the work of her defense attorney. Etc, etc. Once an attorney starts working her case, he can give you the best idea of realistic possible outcomes.
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If there was not child under 15 yoa in the car or if your friend does not have at least two prior DWI convictions, then the DWI is a misdemeanor. Possession of a Dangerous Drug is also a misdemeanor, provided your friend was not charged with delivery of a dangerous drug. However, if the PCS charge is over 400 grams, then that is a first degree felony punishable by up to life in prison. The first thing that a good lawyer will do, will be to look at the circumstances of your friend's stop and detention by the by the police. The police officer must have reasonable suspicion of criminal activity to stop and detain your friend, and probable cause to arrest and search.
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She needs to hire a lawyer ASAP. Jail time is a possibility in any criminal case such as these. These difference is in hiring an attorney to defense you and protect your rights and liberty. My best advise is hire a criminal defense attorney now.
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Tough question at this point. Everything will depend upon the underlying facts for the most recent arrest. Yes, the former criminal history will make it more difficult to defend the case. However, those issues alone are not enough to throw in the towel. I recommend you contact a criminal defense attorney soon and start building a defense or negotiating the least harmful options.Ask a similar question
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