Q: What are my chances of getting a deferred sentence? And if I do is my license still suspended?
.13 bac dui first time
Failure to maintain lane
Transporting an open container
I’m a Texas resident but was charged in Walters ok. Leaving the casino and immediately was pulled over and given a field sobriety test. Failed that and was arrested taken to police station where I was given a breathalyzer.
A: Any attorney that guarantees you a certain result is lying because we don’t know until we rifle through the evidence and check your past. Also, occasionally, there are unreasonable DAs and/or judges or peculiar facts. If you were in Vegas I think the odds of you getting a deferred probation for a first time offense that fits the profile you have laid out here are probably around 95%. The licensing issues are tricky for out of state offenders. This office or any of my other learned colleagues would be happy to discuss further if you would like to call.
In Oklahoma, your driver license matter is handled independently from your criminal matter either through the Department of Public Safety and/or civilly in the County District Court.
As far as the likelihood of a deferred, it depends on many factors such as the alleged facts surrounding the charges, you prior criminal history, the prosecutor and the judge.
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