New Britain, CT asked in DUI / DWI for Connecticut

Q: if My friend who drove while drunk gets charged a DWI, would she be able to get it wiped off her record if it’s her 1st?

She did not hurt anyone but she crashed her car and just got brought to the hospital. She was contacted by an investigator who she thinks will arrest her for her offense. I’m just curious as to what will happen to her if she does face a DUI if it’s her first offense?

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Douglas D. Rudolph
Douglas D. Rudolph
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • New Haven, CT
  • Licensed in Connecticut

A: If this is your friend's first DUI, she may be eligible for a pre-trial diversionary program, in particular, the Alcohol Education Program (AEP). If the court grants her admission into the AEP (alcohol education classes and a victim impact panel) and she successfully completes it, the DUI will be dismissed.

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