Can I Plead to a "Wet Reckless" in Illinois?
Plea bargaining a reduced charge in Illinois drunk driving cases.
In some states, it’s possible for a motorist who’s accused of driving under the influence (DUI) to “plea bargain” for a lesser charge. When such a plea bargain is for a reckless driving charge, it’s sometimes called a “wet reckless.”
Plea Bargaining in Illinois DUI Cases
Unlike some other states, Illinois doesn’t prohibit plea bargaining in DUI cases. So, for someone who’s accused of drunk driving, convincing a prosecutor to reduce the charge to reckless driving or some other lesser charge is a possibility.
Benefits of a Wet Reckless Plea
Talk to an Attorney
If you’ve been arrest for driving under the influence, talk to an experienced local DUI attorney. The facts of every case are different. A qualified DUI lawyer can talk to you about what the possibilities are for your case.