I am from Southern California, San Bernardino County. I was arrested last March for a DUI when I was 20, but I was only convicted of a Wet Reckless. I was just arrested last night for a DUI again. I am now 21. What could I be facing? Is there any chance I won't get the same punishment for a second offense DUI due to the fact that the first time I was convicted of a Wet Reckless?
2 Answers from Attorneys
Sorry. A wet reckless counts as a prior DUI for both the criminal case as well as the DMV. You're looking at a second. You're also looking at a one year license suspension.
You need a good criminal defense attorney. I'd strongly suggest you find someone who focuses on criminal law and who routinely practices in the court where this case will be heard.
I agree with Mr. Dane.
Related Questions & Answers
My boyfriend is currently in prison in Arizona and he has a pending charge in... Asked 8/29/13, 11:00 am in United States California Criminal Law
My life was threatened at work and police report was made, since the guy was wearing... Asked 8/29/13, 10:48 am in United States California Criminal Law
If the identification is shaky to weak and the witness is also telling multiple... Asked 8/28/13, 10:22 pm in United States California Criminal Law
I have warrants in Kentucky for felony drug trafficing. Will they pick me up in... Asked 8/28/13, 9:54 pm in United States California Criminal Law
Would it be illegal for a person to destroy a phone you paid for and gifted to... Asked 8/28/13, 6:13 pm in United States California Criminal Law