Facts: Client was charged with DUI and chemical test refusal. After negotiation
with the city prosecutor, the client was allowed to plead to the refusal
in exchange for a dismissal of the DUI. however, the Attorney General,
who is in charge of refusal prosecutions, wanted a seven month license
Results: After consultation with the judge, and after pointing out technical legal
problems with the case, the judge agreed to a 45 day suspension rather
than the seven months. The client was able to put the matter behind her
without a criminal conviction and only a minimal loss of license.