Attorney Mullen convinced prosecutors just hours before a jury trial the defendant was not operating his vehicle. Even though video tapes and statements differed as to who was actually driving the truck the evening of the incident, Attorney Mullen convinced the District Attorney’s Office such a discrepancy was not worth risking a jury trial over. The case was dismissed in its entirety.
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%.