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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Colorado on
Q: Is there a statute of limitations on DUI Charges?

I have a DUI from 2003, can that still be used against me?

Dale A. Hayes Jr.
Dale A. Hayes Jr. answered on Apr 27, 2018

Yes, for most misdemeanor charges the statute of limitation is one year. However, if your charge is a potential felony DUI, the State would have three years to file (in Nevada).

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1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Nevada on
Q: in Nevada, wht happens to someone who committed one domestic battery within 7 yr period & failed to complete classes?

He failed his classes and has other minor charges pending.

Dale A. Hayes Jr.
Dale A. Hayes Jr. answered on Apr 12, 2018

The individual is subject to his sentence terms. Was there a suspended sentence? If not, the individual is subject to the Court's contempt power (up to $500 in fines and up to 25 days in jail).

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Q: What is the statue of limitations for a domestic violence misdemeanor case in the state of Nevada

What is the statue of limitations in the state of Nevada for gross misdemeanor domestic violence case

Dale A. Hayes Jr.
Dale A. Hayes Jr. answered on Apr 12, 2018

One year.

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Q: In a domestic violence situation can they make the spouse talk if she isn’t wanting to go forward with the case?
Dale A. Hayes Jr.
Dale A. Hayes Jr. answered on Apr 12, 2018

They ("the Court") can subpoena her to trial. If she is properly served and fails to appear they can hold her in contempt for not appearing or they can issue a "material witness warrant" for her arrest. Yes, they can arrest her and hold her until she testifies. However, I do not believe the... Read more »

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Q: Dui court tomorrow, no $ yet.Do I go? Don't wanna go to jail & miss my dream job I got. Barely got off the streets
Dale A. Hayes Jr.
Dale A. Hayes Jr. answered on Apr 12, 2018

Absolutely you need to go. If you don't appear the Court will issue a bench warrant for your arrest so you will most likely end up losing your "dream job" anyway. If you hire an attorney, he or she can appear at your arraignment on your behalf. Meaning you would not have to appear. However,... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and DUI / DWI for Nevada on
Q: Car accident, I was dui tested but the other driver was not. Is that right or should she have been tested as well?

I was involved in a car accident and the officers did a dui test on me but they never tested the other driver. I’m not claiming that she was drinking just doesn’t seem right to me. I was claimed at fault because I was making a left hand turn. As the ticket states failure to yeild at an... Read more »

Dale A. Hayes Jr.
Dale A. Hayes Jr. answered on Apr 27, 2018

No, they would only elevate a traffic accident investigation to a DUI investigation if they had independent grounds to suspect you of DUI. They must not have suspected the other driver of DUI or they would have investigated and potentially arrested him/her. I have represented many clients for DUI... Read more »

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