1st off, I want to thank you for your help. I do however have a couple more questions:
As I have stated, My son was not in a vehicle and as per your answer he can still lose his driving privelage? If this is the case, can he get a restricted liscense to drive to work and school?
Next, Should he ask for a public defender as he cannot afford a Lawyer or should he just plead guilty as the outcome would be the same?
Also, will he have the choice to perform community service as opposed to paying the $500 fine? And about how much will the court cost be along with any treatment or educational programs that he may have to go through. He is a good kid and has never been in any kind of trouble with the law up to this point.
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