Answer: DUI’s for criminal court matters are compounded charges when within a 10 year period. I believe I have more info about it on www.philhachelaw.com. But in short, if his first and only other DUI was in 1999, and his second was in 2011, then the court will charge him as if it were his first offense for court purposes. One option would be to fight the case. Consult an attorney to discuss the case in further detail to get more specific feedback.
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