It would be in your best interest to not make another irresponsible decision and try to represent yourself. OWI/DUI cases can be technically difficult cases. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, you should ask for a public defender who can assist you in evaluating your case and negotiating a...Read more »
If you are just needing the card, take the SDP order and the other required documents you would normally take to get a driver's license to the BMV, they will issue you a driver's license that will indicate "conditional" rather than "valid".
The specialized license is your conditional license. Indiana got rid of hardship and probationary licenses when specialized driving privileges (SDP) were created. It may be possible to amend the terms of your SDP if circumstances have changed.
You will find the results once you receive discovery from the prosecutor's office. An officer can request multiple chemical tests, however you should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney to determine if it was all done correctly.
Depending on other facts, it may be grounds to have the warrant and the results of the warrant suppressed. You should discuss this with your attorney, if you have not hired one then you should consult with one sooner than later.
You would have to get them expunged in Kentucky if expungement is permitted in the Commonwealth. You can only expunge an Indiana case in Indiana. I highly recommend re-asking this question of attorneys licensed to practice law in Kentucky.
I have a pending DUI charge and IC 9-30-5-3 has recently changed. Prior occurrence has changed from 5 years to 7 years. My first DUI occurred November of 2012 but was not decided until April of 2013. My pending charge occurred on 02/05/2020. So because of this change my charge is somewhere in... Read more »
Like I head people who lost there licence can drive mopeds still I tryed looking it up online but im getting mixed results saying you need a licence or a moped license or even just an ID. I currently do not have my licence do to anxiety driving with someone so after i heard about this i thaught... Read more »
He was convicted of possession almost 20 years ago and has not been in any legal trouble since I know that the charges carry a sentence of anywhere from 1-12 years. I’m curious as to what amount of time he will LIKELY be sentenced to based on his history and everything else. Just a professional... Read more »
Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death is a Level 4 Felony which has a sentencing range of 2 years to 12 years in the Department of Correction with an advisory sentence of 6 years. Reckless Homicide is a Level 5 Felony which has a sentencing range of 1 to 6 years in the Department of...Read more »
If any of your prior convictions are from Marion County, Indiana, there is a self-help desk located in the City-County Building to assist people with the preparation and filing of pro-bono petitions for expungement.
Because I knew I had a seizure.A deputy then put me in cuffs and took me to the hospital to see if a doctor could tell if I had a seizure the dr could not verify if I had one then the officer had me do blood test. I just received papers saying I have to go to court in March for a class c... Read more »
You should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney and do not talk to anyone about this other than your attorney. At this point it is illegal to have marijuana metabolite in your body, however, there is legislation that may change that in Indiana.
State of Indiana, Formal Charge Forms presented with discovery packet at my initial hearing where I plead NOT GUILTY. Form is signed by the Prosecuting attorney. I was on the Highway and the charges read against me stated that I was operating a vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol on a County... Read more »
The law requires the pills to be in a labeled bottle showing the drug and to whom it belongs. If you have contact with police and they discover the pills in a generic pill box you could be charged with possession. Though the case most likely would be dismissed upon showing of a valid...Read more »
I was arrested for a DUI in Indiana Oct 4 around 3am. I was taken to the station and released on bail for 2500 on Oct 5 at 3pm. The officers let me know that I should wait a couple of weeks for a court date. It has been approximately 5 weeks and I haven't received any charges. I'm not... Read more »
This question comes up fairly often. There is no benefit to speeding up the process of filing of charges. Although it rarely happens, sometimes paperwork DOES get lost in the system. In that unlikely event, the prosecutor's case will never get better with age. If you contact me privately...Read more »
At the time of your initial hearing the court would have advised you of the administrative suspension for being charged with an OWI and either failing the breath test or refusing the breath test. If you failed by having a BAC over a .08 then your license, personal and CDL, would be suspended an...Read more »
I have two OWI charges in Indiana in 2010 and early 2011, I am now applying for a course in college that wants me to disclose my criminal record. I'm afraid that these will exclude me from the mortuary course. I don't want to list these on my application if they're not still on my record.
If they are convictions then it will be on your criminal history as well as your driving record. Depending on when the cases were completed and if probation was successful with no outstanding issues, you should be eligible for an expungement. Keep in mind you are permitted one expungement of...Read more »
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