So, botXXXXX XXXXXne, does this qualify as a first offense. I realize the old DWI's will not help.
Yes, it will qualify as the first offense for sentencing purposes. In other words, the defendant will face liability under the section of the vehicle code that counts this violation as the first offense. So, yes, the defendant will go to court as if it was his or her first offense. Old DWIs do not count, they won't help and won't hurt either. Is this what you are asking?
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