Summary of Facts: Our client was stopped by a police officer after entering the driveway of his home. There had been reports that our client had been operating erratically. Our client was given a standard battery of Field Sobriety Tests, which he failed. Our client refused to take the breathalyzer test and was charged with Driving under the Influence.
Action: Attorney Christopher Coughlin represented our client. Attorney Coughlin immediately got into contact with the police prosecutor, and began to negotiate the charges. At the first court appearance, Attorney Coughlin was able to negotiate a favorable plea with prosecutor, getting the DWI charge dismissed.
Result: The serious DWI charge against our client was dismissed, and the client to plead to the lesser charge of Reckless Operation.