How can I convince the judge to give me a break?

Authored by Wendy Witt, Esq.

It is permissible to explain mitigating circumstances to the jury.

Examples of mitigating circumstances would be:

  • You have a totally clean driving record, especially no prior DUI or DWI convictions.
  • You did not cause bodily injuries or property damage.
  • You were not driving with any child passengers.
  • Your BAC only slightly higher than the legal limit.

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