What is the best plan of action with DWI/Careless Driving charge?

Unprescribed Xanax taken the night before. I stayed up all night and did not seem tired when I left my house. On the way home I swerved to avoid a bus and hit a car on the other side that was parked. Best plan of action?

Asked on March 24, 2012 under Criminal Law, New Jersey


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

The best plan of action with respect to the DUI and careless driving charge that you have against you which you have written about is for you to consult with a criminal defense attorney as to a defense and the best way to try and resolve by way of a plea bargain if warranted.

The problem that you have in defending yourself is that due to the unprescribed xanax, you might not be able to remember what actually happened to have gotten you cited and arrested.

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