Client was involved in an accident at an intersection. Client was unable to pass or complete the field sobriety tests. Client refused the breath test. Client had 2 previous convictions within 6 years. Client cited with OVI and Refusal OVI, both 3rd within 6 years. Client faced a minimum of 60 days in jail, vehicle forfeiture, minimum of $850 fine, and a 2-10 year license suspension.
Leveraging legal issues involved in the case, negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in conviction for 1st OVI in 6 years, 3 day alcohol school, 6 month license suspension with privileges, $375 .