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Q: I got to do jail time from another state. I was an out of state visitor. How do I go about looking and asking?
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Vincent John Tucci answered on May 23, 2017

Where do you live ? Who is your out of state lawyer? What were the charges that you pled guilty to ? Do you have any history of violence or convictions for the same?

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Q: I need a PD for 1 DUI. Cannot afford a lawyer. Will I be able to obtain one ?
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Vincent John Tucci answered on May 18, 2017

Here is a great answer to that question that our local public defender's office has on their website...

"In most cases deputy public defenders are appointed by the court. If you are charged with a crime and cannot afford to hire an attorney, ask the court to appoint a public...
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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: Is it legal for a job application to ask me if I've ever been charged with a DUI? The job doesn't involve driving.
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Vincent John Tucci answered on May 18, 2017

I see no problem with any employer asking a potential candidate if they have ever been charged with a DUI. There is no law I am aware of that prohibits an employer from asking such a question. Additionally, I would ask that of any potential employee. However, remember there is a difference... Read more »

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Q: Is any officer who stops you able to do a field sobriety test, or do they have to be certified first?
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Vincent John Tucci answered on May 18, 2017

The issue for you isn't the certification of the officer. The issue is that field sobriety tests, unless you've been ordered otherwise while on probation, are completely voluntary. That being said you have NO obligation to try to attempt these roadside agility tests. You didn't... Read more »

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