What can I do if I’m being charged with an owi for having gone off the icy road into a ditch?

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What can I do if I’m being charged with an owi for having gone off the icy road into a ditch?

I passed my breathalyzer at the jail but cannot afford an attorney. I need advice on how I can get it dropped or educed to a lesser charge?

Asked on January 22, 2014 under Criminal Law, Wisconsin

Answers:

Stan Helinski / McKinley Law Group

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

They won't drop it in Mass to a lesser-charge.  If your breath was below .08, then you should try the case--but that's really hard to do without a lawyer.  See if you can get a court appointed attorney.  


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