Santa Clarita Courthouse, Los Angeles County, California
Client: M.H. Client charged with two counts of DUI. He was involved in a solo traffic collision in a canyon road on a wet night. His offer was to plead to the DUI, get 5 years probation, 3 month alcohol program, $2,500 in fines, 20 days community labor for CalTrans, MADD program, and 5 months of IID in his car. Client wanted to join the Air-Force. We discovered that the blood test being used by the prosecution was not even our client's blood!!
Result: Dry reckless (no mention of alcohol), $150 base fine, 2 years informal probation. No classes, no labor, no IID, no MADD, and severely reduced fines.