My son received a MIP offense for alcohol 2 weeks prior to his 21st Bday. He was inside his residence (rented condo). The police arrived because of a noise complaint. He has no prior offenses, clean driving record, etc. Due to appear in Superior CO court - what is the expected penalty for 1st... Read more »
The very likely offer would be a dismissal after he completed some condition (alcohol class, community service, etc.). If you don't receive that offer without an attorney, then you should consider hiring one, otherwise an attorney shouldn't be necessary.
More information is needed to give you an estimate regarding this cost. The first step is ensuring that you qualify to petition the court to seal your record. For a misdemeanor, this would generally require an acquittal at trial, a dismissal prior to trial, or a successfully completed deferred...Read more »
You could get contempt of court charges but your bigger concern is that you will likely get more than your original 90 days. You should turn yourself in as soon as possible to minimize the possibility of a longer sentence.
I am just trying to see where I can find out what the meaning of that charge is. We were told that this charge was not considered a crime of violence and I ma just trying to et that in writing. I am not sure if I need to go to a law library or how I can get the information that I am seeking.
If your deferred judgment is revoked, the judge can impose any sentence he/she could have originally imposed. If you are probation eligible, you could be sentenced to probation, to probation with jail, or straight jail.
I was recently pulled over for speeding, in Colorado (I live in MO), and discovered I was driving without a valid DL. My license was suspended for points a few months ago. The suspension period has been over for some time but I was not aware I had to pay a reinstatement fee and file an SR-22... Read more »
The police need to have probable cause that you committed a crime in order to arrest you. This could be based on what your ex-wife told them, even if it is not true. As a general practice, you should politely decline to speak to the police without an attorney, as any statements that you make can...Read more »
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