Can I Plead to a "Wet Reckless" in Iowa?
Plea bargaining in Iowa drunk driving cases.
In some states, it’s possible for a motorist who’s accused of driving while intoxicated (OWI) 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 Iowa DUI Cases
Iowa law doesn’t restrict plea bargaining in OWI 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 while intoxicated, talk to an experienced local OWI attorney. The facts of every case are different. A qualified OWI lawyer can talk to you about what the possibilities are for your case.