Question: I was arrested for a Minor in Possession 6 years ago in Malibu. I just received a DUI in san fernando valley two days ago. Will the Minor in possession charge count against me here?
Answer: Although the prosecutor may try to use that against you when negotiating a plea agreement, it will not increase the DUI charge you are facing. So if this is your first DUI, then it will be charged as a first DUI. So, in short, the “MIP” will not make your DUI a 2nd offense DUI.
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