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I have a courtdate for my 4 dui what can i do to avoid

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i have a courtdate for my 4 dui what can i do to avoid getting a felony?
JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?
Customer: california los angeles
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: i have but all they ask for is money
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: i have 3 prior dui first oine in 2007

Hi! I will be the professional that will be helping you today. I look forward to providing you with information to help with your question and concern

Good evening. In a situation like this, you would need to get the charge reduced or amended, for that to happen. Of course, the burden is on the state to prove the charge against you beyond a reasonable doubt, at trial, so you can fight this. If you do not want to, you can try and work out a plea deal or if you have defenses, can use this to see if they would amend this charge.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Don't really have a defense though right

Your attorney is going to need to work the case and see if the stop was valid and legal and if procedures were followed. The goal is to show the State that they have a weak case or get evidence suppressed, which could hurt their case. If you have a defense, it will be used and raised but the truth of the matter is that if it is a strong and solid case, they will not amend it or drop it.

I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
What about if it had been 10 years since first dui how would that work

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Thank you and please allow me a moment

This ten-year period is frequently called a "lookback" or "washout" period and encompasses the offense dates (as opposed to conviction dates).