Client charged with DUI and Felony Reckless Endangerment as a result of having a minor child in the vehicle at the time of arrest for Driving Under the Influence. Client facing 2-12 years in jail and up to $10,000 fine for Felony Reckless Endangerment. Mandatory enhanced penalties for DUI. Also facing 11 months 29 days and maximum fine of $2,500 for charge of Theft under $500.
Result: Felony Reckless Endangerment charge dismissed. Guilty plea on minimum mandatory penalties for DUI. Conditional plea entered utilizing judicial diversion on charge of Theft Under $500, enabling client to have the charge dismissed and expunged (erased) from their criminal record. All jail time to be served at Workhouse instead of the the Jail. Client received an additional 45 days to report to the Workhouse.