I was told to have my attorney present paperwork to the DA asking for discovery, but I don't have an attorney. I went to the Courthouse and asked the Clerk, and also went to the self-help area, but neither told me how one goes about getting discovery before the arraignment hearing if they are... Read more »
answered on Mar 17, 2023
The District Attorney's Office has a policy that they will only release Discovery to an attorney, Public Defender or Private Defense Attorney.
Your will need the court to order the Release of Discovery . If you qualify, they will release to your Public Defender or Private Defense... Read more »
SUSPENDED OR REVOKED*
PRROF REQ: O/01-24-14 * TERM - - *
DRV LIC COMM- DISQ * * eff: 05-09-11 * THRU:05-08-12 * ORDER MAIL: 04-29-11*
AUTH: 15300A9* SERVICE: M / 06-19-15* STATE CALIFORNIA*
CONVICTIONS:... Read more »
answered on Jan 24, 2023
If you have paid your fine, completed 3 yr or 5 year Informal Probation, completed alcohol classes, and completed Victim Impact Class (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers), you need to hire an Criminal/DUI Defense Attorney to file Motion to Expunge the DUI Conviction. I do them quite frequently where a... Read more »
Does that mean I can't get my license back untill I can buy a car?
answered on Nov 28, 2022
Since the purpose of a License is to operate a vehicle, the vehicle you operate must have IID installed, you cannot get a restricted License until you buy a car with IID installed or show proof the car you will operate has a IID installed. If you seeking your license back for identification... Read more »
What would be the procedure for something like that? Will I be going to jail?
answered on Mar 30, 2023
Probation Violation and Arrest Warrant Exposure.
Need to have your attorney appear in court before the Judge to explain what happened and request an extension of time to report to work program. You do not want to get arrested before you have had an opportunity to go before the judge and... Read more »
Or fight DUI they forced a blood test telling me they can get a warrant for it.
answered on Mar 9, 2023
FIRST, IF YOU DID NOT GO THROUGH YELLOW THAT TUNED RED, THEN THERE IS NO PROABLE CAUSE TO STOP YOU AND NO PROBABLE CAUSE TO CONDUCT DUI INVESTIGATION AND ARREST. THIS MAY BE GROUNDS FOR A DISMISSAL.
SECONDLY, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO GIVE A CHEMICAL TEST, WHICH ONE OF THE CHEMICAL TESTS IS A... Read more »
He was charged with vehicle theft. He has priors but they haven't added the priors charge yet. Because they didn't file his vehicle theft yet will he be released? Or do they have a certain amount of time to file still?
answered on Feb 17, 2023
THEY HAVE 48 HOURS TO FILE THEIR CRIMINAL COMPLAINT OR DEFENDANT NEEDS TO BE RELEASED.
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