Case Reduced to Reckless Driving. No Adjudication, No License Suspension, No Criminal Record.
After about nine months of motion practice and persuasion, the State Attorney's office agreed to reduce the charge of DUI to a charge of Reckless Driving, with a withheld adjudication. For our client, that means that she will be able to seal her record, and go forward without a any sort of criminal record, either of the arrest or the dispostion.
Practice area(s): DUI / DWI
Court: Manatee County
Known nationwide as a leading DUI defense lawyer, Tom has tried over 350 jury trials, including numerous death penalty cases. He now limits his criminal practice to DUI defense. His civil practice is devoted to getting fair compensation for the victims of negligence.
Tom has attained multiple verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million, and is a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
In 2008, Tom Hudson passed the National Board Certification Test for DUI Attorneys in Honolulu, Hawaii.
NOTE: The State of Florida does not yet recognize DUI defense as a Specialty.