A citizen was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, third offense. Attorney Schlough was able to establish th defendant was convicted of his second offense without properly waiving his right to counsel and that defendant’s first offense was too old to count against him. The defendant’s charge was then reduced to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, first offense.
Criminal offense comes with consequences that can be severe and life altering. In order to avoid a criminal conviction or to lessen the severity of a defendant’s criminal sentence, it is vital for the defense lawyer to utilize an appropriate criminal defense.
Driving under the influence (DUI) and operating while intoxicated (OWI) are viewed as criminal offenses. At the point when an individual’s blood alcohol content surpasses the lawful level somewhere in the range of 0.05% and 0.08%, contingent upon the jurisdiction, the individual can be sentenced. An aggravated classification of the offense may exist in specific jurisdictions when the blood alcohol content surpasses 0.12%.