reducing my sons ticket

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reducing my sons ticket

My son was given a ticket for texting which was
double points because of an accident in a snow in
December. The asst da will not do anything for him
and reduce ticket so he has lost his license. He is a
good kid who has never been in trouble. He is going
to college on a baseball scholarship and needs his
license to attend many events. We can not afford a
lawyer and da is not willing to budge.

Asked on October 11, 2019 under General Practice, Wisconsin

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

If you son was texting, then if the DA will not agree to a more favorable plea or deal, there is nothing you can do. There is no right to more lenient treatment; it is up to the prosecutor. If the prosecutor refuses to budge, you can't force him to let your son plea to a lesser or different offense; the prosecutor may proceed against your son on the offense he committed.


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