Call the Clerk's office, some courts have same day (meaning you show up to court when the Clerk's office opens and you get added to the calendar that day) while others have a more involved scheduling system which requires you show up and you get a court date some time in the future.
This isn't a clear-cut question with an easy answer. It depends on the facts of your case, you should contact a local DUI defense attorney to discuss the facts of your case, possible defenses and likely outcomes, you might also discover that a lawyer isn't as expensive as you think.
As I wrote earlier, no one knows, there are four ways a judge would find out, the prosecutor in your DUI case calls the judge/court, the judge in your DUI case calls the court/judge, you have a self-reporting requirement and you tell the court/judge or the judge/court/prosecutor in Nevada runs your...Read more »
I was placed under arrest for DUI while not in the vehicle and the keys not in the ignition in my own driveway. Police were called by neighbors because; I thought I was in park and was not reached over to grab two pizzas in the seat next to me my foot left the brake as my vehicle ran into my own... Read more »
You have a lot of potential issues, you should contact at least one local DUI defense attorney to discuss the facts of your case, possible defenses and likely outcomes. Your issues range from reasonable suspicion to initially contact you in your driveway to the blood test, each point along the...Read more »
the nurse used, heavily I might add, on my arm PRIOR and immediately before piercing alcohol soaked area w/syringe & drawing blood. now. can I have a test done to where I go have my blood drawn twice, one in each arm, and one w/alcohol pad & the other w/o. AND take the astonishing 27 days before... Read more »
Assuming an alcohol swab was used to clean the site (usually they don't use an alcohol swab) you will need to contact a forensic toxicologist who has a lab or has a relationship with a lab to conduct the experiment. Of course, just because you create such an experiment doesn't mean a judge will...Read more »
July 2009 is when Calif courts reliquished controll or juristiction to DMV on all DUI enforment of statutory laws. Prior to that the Judge decided all aspects like school, interlock dev. Ect. DMV now says it has jurisdiction over cases even prior to 2009. Ex Post Facto comes to mind. Is this true?
Assuming you are asking a question about defending the criminal charges (you don't actually ask a question), you may qualify for the services of the public defender, a lawyer paid by the government to defend people charged with criminal offenses.
Assuming your DUI conviction and license suspension is based on an incident in CA, you need to call California DMV Mandatory Actions Unit (1.916.657.6525) and ask them how to reinstate your CA driving privilege (if you had a non-CA drivers license) or get your CA license reinstated,
My brother just bought a used car from a site like Craigslist. He went to go register it and found out it has DUI fees and other penalties from the original owner(I have a picture). Is he really liable to pay those?
No contact was signed besides a bill of sale and they did have the title on... Read more »
Probably not, if TX knows you had a CA license and that license is supended, you will have to clear the hold. Call Mandatory Actions in Sacramento, 1.916.657.6525, they will tell you want needs to be done to clear the suspension.
Another car and I were involved in a car accident by a guy who was speeding 80mph. I was hit first, then he tired to get away and hit another car, and then he tired to get away but he only got half a mile before crashing into a school. This happened at night so no students were around.... Read more »
Call the police, if the driver was arrested they will have the information you need. You should have "uninsured motorist" coverage which will help you if the other driver is uninsured, there is also a restitution process that may be initiated if the other driver is found guilty of a criminal...Read more »
I was stopped for a suspicion of drunk driving at 3:30 am. I had a mixed drink at 11:00 pm and two beers after that. I felt completely sober (and I do understand how alcohol could still be in your system even if you don't feel it). I thought I passed the sobriety test since I did everything... Read more »
You should contact a local DUI Defense Attorney to discuss the facts and possible defenses. Many DUI Defense lawyers offer free consultations, if you were sober and did well on the field tests a lawyer should be able to use that to your advantage.
Your results will vary depending on who your insurance company is and the DMV outcome. If you get a "wet" reckless in court but lose the DMV hearing you will still be required to file an SR-22 which will trigger additional consequences with your insurance company. You should discuss this with...Read more »
In June of 2012 I was pulled over by Monterey Country Sherrifs I was only supposed to get an infraction for Swerving in the road. The Officer said that he was going to let me go and not get my vehicle towed to call a licensed driver to pick up my car. I was very honest with him in regards to having... Read more »
It's hard to answer your question because you really aren't asking a question. If you were arrested for DUI then you should consult a lawyer as quickly as possible since you have rights that will "expire" within 10 days of your arrest. Despite the fact that your license is expired you can...Read more »
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