STATE v. JM-2

The Result

DUI reduced to Reckless Driving

Client was pulled over for Driving under the Influence after the arresting officer noticed client was driving erratically.  Attorney requested a reckless driving from the State Attorney who in turn offered a Reckless Driving with standard probation sanctions.  Realizing the weaknesses in the State’s case, attorney advised his client to take his case to trial .  The case was set for trial and at the final Pre-Trial Conference the State again reduced the offer to a withhold reckless driving, terms being only $100 fine and court costs.  DUI school was required administratively.