I got in an accident not at fault right by my house. I went home to check in before the police arrived. I was in shock and had a couple shots to calm my nerves not thinking I would be breathalyzer since I wasn't at fault. I know stupid. When giving police report I mentioned I had a couple... View More
The statements, regardless of whether they are included in the police report, will likely not affect the charges you face, nor the settlement offers you receive. You should probably contact a local DUI defense attorney to discuss the best way to proceed in your case, they can help you develop the...View More
Involved in a single car accident, nobody was hurt. i admitted to the officer that i had a drink that night. he gave me a field sobriety test and i passed, he said “i’m not being arrested for DUI” i got a infraction for an unsafe lane change. the officer didn’t do any blood work or... View More
If there's no chemical test it's very difficult to prosecute you for DUI, especially if you passed the FST's. If you want to fight the infraction, have at, it would be difficult for anything to be added to the case.
Generally, yes, there are exceptions, you should contact a lawyer to discuss possible representation at that time they should be able to tell you what they can do to help you, including going to court on your behalf.
At my California DMV DUI hearing, my license was revoked for 1 year, due to the fact the officer stated I refused a blood test (though 100% false. Regardless is there any way for me to get a restricted license for work, medical, food, and transporting my children to/from school?
As part of your probation you were told to "lead a lawful life", this is potentially a probation violation. That being written, you probably have nothing to worry about regarding a probation violation, however you can contact a local criminal defense attorney (or maybe the one you hired...View More
If you aren't arrested, there are no legal grounds for requiring a blood test as "implied consent" is triggered upon arrest. If you are arrested, you must consent to a sample of your blood or breath, if you don't the officer can request a search warrant and obtain a sample or...View More
I rear ended a car that was stopped on a dark part of a highway with its lights off in Half Moon Bay (San Mateo county). The other driver just screamed at the top of her lungs until she was in an ambulance. Paramedics told me shes perfectly fine, just in shock. Naturally they suspected i was at... View More
Rear-ending a car is enough for the police to investigate the cause of the accident, if they think that impairment was a cause of the accident they can further investigate the sobriety of the driver(s) involved. If you were arrested (and a subsequent question suggests you weren't) you could...View More
Sorry for condensed above. I don't know if I have to put convicted of 23152ab or my plea shows pled not guilty.. nolo contendere. Then shows I was assigned probation. I just want to input everything correctly
Yes, you were convicted of a DUI, a plea of "nolo contendre" is a plea of no contest which the judge should have advised you would be accepted as a plea of guilty by the court. Which count? Only you, your lawyer, the court or your paperwork know the answer.
my privilege to drive has been suspended for 21 years by dmv for a second dui despite i paid for my crime in jail and through fines etc. I'm in the classes dmv wants but i need something to be able to drive now . i'm desperate im the only one providing for my family due to covid. I work... View More
You should call Mandatory Actions (1.916.657.6525) they should be able to tell you whether you are eligible for any sort of license, although in my experience you will likely be unable to get a license until you complete the program.
First DUI with BAC .09%. Due to COVID, i never saw my attorney or got the opportunity to appear in court. Questions and concerns often went unanswered and I was often told "don't worry about that right now". I knew I was being offered a plea deal of wet reckless, but wasn't... View More
It's impossible to know whether your "deal" was good or bad as it depends on the facts of your case. Simply because you had a low blood alcohol concentration doesn't mean your facts were good, there are many "enhancements" that increase the potential punishment for a...View More
14 months ago I was WRONGFULLY arrested for DUI of RX medications (under supervision of all DOCS involved) 100% PASSED EVERY field sobriety test performed and was still arrested. I am a 63 yrs old female and a business professional my entire life, mostly for CVS pharmacy, rarely drink or a parking... View More
Bring documentation supporting your financial situation and ask for a Public Defender. Be advised that simply because your taking prescription medicines doesn't prevent the prosecutor from moving forward with DUI charges, even prescribed drugs can "influence" your driving, hence,...View More
I was convicted of a DUI in May of 2019 and I've already completed my alcohol classes, my community service, MADD, paid all my fines, and had a restricted license and a breathalyzer for 6 months so now the DMV reinstated my full license. The only thing I have left to complete is my Hospital... View More
Probably not, however I had a case similar to yours (the officer left the sample on the roof of his car) and the prosecutor decided to spare the officer the embarrassment of telling the story in front of a jury by making an offer my client couldn't refuse. Hire a lawyer and see what happens.
That's probably not going to do it for you. The 72 hours depends on numerous factors; you should probably contact a DUI defense attorney to discuss that possible issue and others relating to the stop, investigation and subsequent arrest.
Generally, parking lots (while being privately owned) are deemed "public" and are subject to enforcement of laws as any public area. While the officers could have left your legally parked car alone, they also have the authority to tow it, and your case, they did.
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