Q: Can rehab or mental health care/services help cut your jail time if you has an 2nd DUI?
Just has an 2nd DUI
The answer depends on the jurisdiction the offense occurred, your judge, the prosecutor, and the skills of your lawyer.
It also depends on the specific factors of your arrest, (e.g. BAC, your behavior, etc.).
Generally speaking, a Defendant who is voluntarily and honestly seeking medical care and/or counseling may get a break. However, a lawyer would have to review ALL the facts surrounding your specific case to give you accurate legal advice.
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