2cd dui 18 years ago. Served 6 months in jail came out time served with nothing on me. Dui's are not on driving record. Iv never had a lisence at all. Dmv says oh wow ok just give me 3 months of classes then reinstate. A bit excessive on the punishment?
Perhaps, there's more to this than just the question, a first offense DUI usually doesn't result in actual jail time without aggravating facts. In truth, a first offense requires a DUI program in order to get your license reinstated (or, instated).
Your lawyer knows the most likely outcome. Many counties require actual jail time for third offenses, Los Angeles is well-known for being over crowded and for sentences being completed well before the actual release date. Your lawyer may be able to ask for a sentencing alternative and you may...Read more »
an attorney I spoke to said I do not need to because they gave me back my license and I would like to know if that is true. they did not give me a pink slip that says my license would be suspended, so I'm assuming that is true. please let me know.
I am going to court for this and have NOT been found guilty. Ive asked, e-mailed, and even wrote a letter to the city to stop harassing me. They continue to send letters stating that they will begin collection proceedings if i dont start making payments. What can I do?
Possibly. Your ex'es decision to drive with your child in the car may adversely affect both his DUI case (if the child is 14 or younger) and the custody of your child. If the father of the child decides to challenge your custody or custody is still an outstanding issue (meaning, not final)...Read more »
It means you did two actual days (2 actual days can actually be some of one calendar day and some of another, arrested Friday released Saturday would do it) and by statute, you get one day "good time credit" for each actual day you did. Government math for jail, too bad government fines...Read more »
Probably not, if the arrest makes the news, then I guess you could follow-up with visits to the courthouse on a regular basis to see if the case has been filed. Otherwise, you can probably follow the press coverage, they will likely publish the arraignment court date, there are people who make a...Read more »
Police can do a "welfare check" on people in public places (like a car in a parking lot or parked on a street). If you have a legal situation that arose from such a contact, you should contact a local attorney to discuss the facts of your case, defenses and possible outcomes.
I would encourage you to contact a local lawyer and have a meeting to discuss the facts of your case. If you were over the limit, involved in an accident and fled the scene without leaving your insurance or other contact information you are going to need a lawyer to defend you. Quite likely you...Read more »
These are significant crimes, the severity of the consequences will depend on the facts of your case. Many lawyers offer free consultations, you should contact a local DUI defense attorney and/or juvenile criminal defense attorney to discuss the facts of your case and the possible/likely outcomes...Read more »
You can check the California Bar website (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/), any person who has been licensed to practice in CA is listed as is their status to practice law and any disciplinary action taken against them.
So I got a dui back in 2017 I finish my courses and was told I couldnt get a interlock and was told to bring in a proof of sr22 and reissued my license but now there saying its mandatory for me to get it but I was told since it was a wet and reckless at that time I didnt need it so I'm... Read more »
The current situation is unlikely to result in either your charges being dropped or your conviction being overturned. Your question cannot be completely answered because charges being dropped presupposes that prosecution of your case hasn't started or been completed, whereas, overturned...Read more »
I have had 2 dui and driving on a suspended license cases in the past. Using my finger prints my FBI background check shows these cases but doesn't clearly show that these cases have ended. What type of paperwork can I ask from the court to show that these cases have concluded and that there... Read more »
If by closed you mean settled, each case has a disposition order, that indicates your plea (or verdict) and sentence, you may be able to get the paperwork at any courthouse, but definitely at the courthouse where the case was prosecuted. Regarding open cases, that's what the background check...Read more »
It won't be dismissed for medical reasons, you may be found "not guilty" by a jury following a jury trial. You should contact a local DUI defense attorney to discuss your medical issues and how they can be developed into a defense.
No, in my experience there is no medical exemption to a DUI suspension. You should contact Mandatory Actions (1.916.657.6525) to determine what you need to do to get your license reinstated. Driving on a suspended license can put your car in impound, you in jail and has fines similar to those of...Read more »
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