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MADD’s Victim Impact Panel for a California DUI


When someone is charged with a California DUI, it is not uncommon for the prosecutor to offer MADD’s Victim Impact Panel (VIP) as part of the plea deal. Continue reading

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What is MADD’s Victim Impact Panel?


One of my clients was ordered to attend a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Victim Impact Panel as part of his DUI sentence. He asked me what it was and what to expect. After explaining it to him, I thought it was probably a question that many people have as attendance at “VIP” meetings are becoming a popular term of DUI probation. Continue reading

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