Mr. K. retained our office after being charged with impaired operation and refusal. While on his way home after a night of drinking, he was pulled over in Checkstop The officer detected the odor of alcohol and a breath test was requested. Knowing that he would be over the legal limit, Mr. K. outright refused. Mr. K. had a high-ranking position with the city of Calgary who was overwhelmingly supportive with respect to his predicament. Ultimately, it became evident that Mr. K. was in need of assistance and thus a stay at a residential treatment facility was coordinated. Following his completion of the program Mr. Wyman was able to convince the presiding judge to impose a curative discharge, a sentence by which the client would continue to participate in counseling but would not receive a criminal record.