Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Arkansas

Q: If I am on parole in arkansas and just got a dwi is that going to send me back to prison?

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Richard Lane Hughes
Richard Lane Hughes
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: That is a question that cannot be answered without knowing all pertinent facts. However, you should know that a DWI does not mean that your parole will be revoked automatically. First, you should report the charge to your parole officer. That is your responsibility. Your PO will likely know about the charge through other channels but you may improve your position for leniency if you adhere to standard parole rules.

You may be able to successfully defend the DWI charge. If you are not found guilty your situation is greatly improved.

You should consult an attorney. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney the Court will appoint legal counsel to represent you.

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