Questions Answered by Larry Forman

Q: Can I be convicted for both a DUI charge and for a refusal to submit to a breath test?

3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 22, 2018
Larry Forman's answer
Yes.

The first is a charge for operating a motor vehicle under the influence under KRS 189A.010.

The second is a an implied consent violation under KRS 189A.103.

Q: How many times can you get a DUI in Kentucky before you lose your license?

3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 22, 2018
Larry Forman's answer
Do you mean permanently? The Transportation Cabinet can move to revoke your driving privileges permanently under KRS 186.570. You would be entitled to a hearing to put on your defense, of course, and in my experience that provision is fairly rarely exercised.

For example if it determines that "a person is a habitually reckless or negligent driver of a motor vehicle or has committed a serious violation of the motor vehicle laws." 186.570(d).

Hope this answers your question better.

Q: Does kentucky law allow dui school online if i'm from another state

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 23, 2014
Larry Forman's answer
Kentucky does not allow you to take classes online anywhere in the country. However, you can take classes in a facility out-of-state that the Kentucky courts have approved of and have that count towards your requirement.

Q: Do need an attorney for a Formal DUI Arraignment

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 23, 2014
Larry Forman's answer
You never "need" an attorney for any court proceeding. You can always proceed "pro se" and thus represent yourself. The question is -- is it recommended? I would highly discourage you from going to court on your own. You do not know the process and the prosecutor may give you incomplete information (as you may not know what questions to ask and they will use your lack of knowledge to their advantage.) Speak to an experienced DUI attorney in PA to help you with your case.

Q: Can I ask for more time when I show up for my ACD court date?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for New York on
Answered on Sep 23, 2014
Larry Forman's answer
As long as you can show proof to the court/prosecutor that you are currently in compliance with the court's order, and there is no violation (e.g. missing class dates, etc.) then there should be no problem asking the court for additional time to complete your classes. You will simply get a new court date. If you are still worried to go it alone, hire an attorney in your area to help you (or use the services of an attorney you have previously used in your case.) Good luck to you.

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