Dry & Wet Reckless Charges in San Diego

Your DUI Lawyer May Be Able to Negotiate a Plea

No drunk driving cases are the same, and your specific case may necessitate that different actions are being taken for your best possible outcome. In some instances, it is better for you to accept a plea bargain rather than going to trial since the outcome of a trial may not be to your benefit. Even further, the judge sentencing the case has the authority to sentence you as they see fit. In some cases, your penalties will be worse than others.

It is most important that you get the help and skill of a defense attorney when you are facing any DUI charge. Mark R. De Yoe is a seasoned lawyer who has successfully negotiated reduced charges for many clients charged with DUI in the San Diego area for more than 30 years. With all of the factors that can be involved in a DUI case and going to trial, you need proven and reliable experience.

Speak with a dedicated San Diego DUI defense lawyer by calling Mark R. De Yoe, APLC.

Wet Reckless vs. Dry Reckless Defense Negotiations

California allows for some people accused of driving under the influence to reduce their charged to a wet reckless or a dry reckless. The terms wet reckless and dry reckless refer to the involvement (wet) or lack of involvement (dry) of alcohol in a reckless driving charge. A professional DUI attorney can employ skilled negotiation in many cases to get DUI charges dismissed or reduced.

Benefits of pleading guilty to a wet reckless:

If it is reduced to a wet reckless charge, your record will still show that alcohol was involved. Additionally, if you are charged with a DUI within the next ten years, the wet reckless charge acts as a prior DUI conviction, thus greatly increasing your charges and penalties.

Getting the first charge reduced to a dry reckless charge is the most favorable option, as it will not be viewed as a DUI offense should there be a subsequent DUI. This is a very important point to consider when choosing your lawyer. You want someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in the laws regarding DUI, the penalties and negotiation. You want someone who is creative in building your defense and who truly cares about you and the results of your case on your life.

Put Our 30+ Years of Experience On Your Side

If a wet or dry reckless is not an option, a DUI defense attorney can creatively attempt to negotiate with the prosecution for other reduced charges, such as a combination of moving traffic violations, a speeding ticket and fine or a drunk in public charge.

For more than 30 years, Attorney Mark R. De Yoe has devoted his career to helping people fight their DUI charges and he has had outstanding successes. No results can ever be guaranteed, but if you want a lawyer who sincerely wants to help you, don't wait to call Attorney De Yoe.

Contact a San Diego DUI attorney at our firm today to review the circumstances of your case and to find out how Mark R. De Yoe, APLC can help.