You would need to look at your attorney/client agreement (or engagement letter) - More than likely you have agreed to payment. If the attorney did any work on your case then that is services in which they are due money. If you truly feel you have a case against this attorney then you have to...Read more »
He is 27, cooperative with the police officer but did refuse to blow. He was not given a field sobriety test as well. He got pulled over for a tail light out but it was after midnight and officer asked if he’d been drinking. Son admitted to drinking earlier in the evening.
It depends on the county. Some DA's and Judges are placing limitations on people and feel they can get away with it because it is still a Federal Offense. Without seeing the specific conditions of your bond, it is hard to tell. I would error on the side of not using. If you have to test...Read more »
It is a big chaotic circus right now with different counties implementing different rules relating to the medical marijuana issue and probation. It sounds like you haven’t waived your trial rights or been placed on probation yet which is good. Most judges appreciate when you’re upfront with...Read more »
I’m a Texas resident but was charged in Walters ok. Leaving the casino and immediately was pulled over and given a field sobriety test. Failed that and was arrested taken to police station... Read more »
Any attorney that guarantees you a certain result is lying because we don’t know until we rifle through the evidence and check your past. Also, occasionally, there are unreasonable DAs and/or judges or peculiar facts. If you were in Vegas I think the odds of you getting a deferred probation for...Read more »
It appears that an amended order was filed, likely setting or resetting certain hearings (possibly due to COVID-19 and the Oklahoma Supreme Court's administrative orders pertaining to cases currently scheduled through May 15). ORAS often is used in criminal cases to refer to the Ohio Risk...Read more »
You need to contact a seasoned criminal defense trial attorney as soon as possible. This is likely first-degree manslaughter (which carries a minimum of four years and up to life in prison). There are lots of factors that you have not included (wisely) in this question. They will ask for prison...Read more »
One of my friends got his 3rd DUI about 2 weeks ago. He has two previous misdemeanor DUI’s on his juvenile record. He was ordered to go to victims impact classes and to attend AA after he completed a year long rehab. He hasn’t completed all of his classes and is behind on court/probation... Read more »
Aggravated DUI is always considered a felony. It is based on a blood alcohol level of over .15. The key to to fight the breath test or the blood test. This is complex, but if done right can save you a great deal of heartache and money. If it is in or around Tulsa, give us a call and we can...Read more »
In 2015 I was arrested for DUI. I failed to pay my fines or show up to court. In 2017 I was arrested for driving on a suspended license. I was ordered to pay fines, check in with probation, and have alcohol assessments done. I did do the assessments, but failed to do everything else and did not... Read more »
Many attorneys handle DUI cases and your licensing issues at the same time for the same price. If you want to go the cheap route and not have to retain an attorney you can simply go to any Department of Public safety office early in the morning when they open and sit down with a hearing officer....Read more »
You certainly didn’t have to wait 10 years to seek reinstatement of your license. It depends on whether you took and failed a breath test or refused or if it was drugs and blood test issues, but in either situation you should’ve had your license back many years ago if you had sought that...Read more »
Has bond been set yet? That typically has to be set within 48 hours. In some bigger counties, they may see the Judge to set bond and have an initial appearance, but then not see the judge again for a month. If bond is set, then contact a bondsman to get them out. Otherwise he needs a lawyer. Also...Read more »
2014 I got a misdemeanor dui. Was put on 3 year deferred sentence. Completed everything on that. In 2017 I ended up getting another Dui which was a felony, was placed on 5 year deferred sentence. 1 week ago I just got pulled over for another Dui so Just looking to see if that means jail time
Every DUI carries the potential of jail time. However, on a 2nd time felony offense you’re more likely to have some time. You definitely need to hire a lawyer to review your case and not just agree to whatever the DA is offering.
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