A defensive driving course can take points off your license. However, this will not get your DUI-related suspension reduced. Your best bet may be to get a temporary restricted license while you're waiting to be eligible for renewal.
This is a very interesting question. In order to give the best answer, it is important to know a few things: Is this a first offense DUI, or does the person have previous DUI convictions? Does the person have an out-of-state driver's license? Was there a chemical test performed (breath, blood,...Read more »
I was taking a trip to the gas station when I was pulled over by an officer. The officer walked to the window and said I was speeding, he then stated he could smell marijuana and I told him it could just be my clothes from another time. The officer then had me take several sobriety test outside... Read more »
Left the restaurant early last night before I got too drunk. Pulled over for not using turn signal and not turning into first lane. Sobriety test in 40° weather then blew .16. At the station blew .175. Its my first offense, clean record. Do I need a lawyer? Would it benefit me?
Call and hire a defense lawyer in North Dakota rather than allow a warrant that can impact your employment and housing options go unhandled. Attorneys like myself handle this exact situation every day.
Would this be a bad idea? If he looses his job we loose insurance and our children have special needs. My husband rarely drinks. He blew low on the breathalyzer and this is his first dui offense. The cop was really nice during the arrest and helpful. We got a lawyer and are awaiting court. If he... Read more »
Listen to your lawyer. Calling the officer will have no impact, the case is in the prosecutor's hands. Most people who attempt to negotiate with the prosecutor on their own end up digging a deeper hole.
I have had my initial appearance for a DUI 2nd offense in 7 years in North Dakota. My pretrial conference is tomorrow and I haven't been able to get an attorney yet. I thought, and told the court that I would be able to afford one, but that hasn't been the case yet. I'm extremely... Read more »
Won't be moving back. Only did 15 months of a 18 month program. I explained everything to North Dakota an they said I would be giving that they only go back 3yrs. Just got a letter from Cali. Saying my dl from there would be suspended but I surrendered that one before I got my new one.
Your DUI charge and possible conviction obviously ended with the requirement of you completing a recommended course of alcohol treatment. The Court typically monitors such treatment and if not completed can impose further sanctions, such as jail. The DMV/DOL has similar powers and if treatment is...Read more »
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