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Q: What approximate affect on sentencing will the BAC level have for someone convicted of DUI where someone is hurt.

BAC is .19. person hurt had a fractured wrist. there were 3 other people in the accident. none were hurt

Tina M Barberi
Tina M Barberi answered on May 19, 2015

A high BAC will be an aggravating factor when the judge decides a sentence. You are most likely being charged with an enhancement because your alcohol level is over .15% BAC. This is only one factor, so a high BAC alone will not be the only thing that will weigh in on your sentence. Your criminal... Read more »

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Q: got a second dui 3 years ago havent enrolled in my dui classes yet is it possible to get my lícense once i do so
Tina M Barberi
Tina M Barberi answered on May 19, 2015

You should contact Mandatory Suspension (916) 657- 6525 in order to determine your eligibility for a restricted license. You may have to complete the course because you waited too long before enrolling. However, a recent client enrolled in the course and she received her license, so it is worth... Read more »

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Q: I was approved to take the out of state DUI program but was not given a date the classes had to be completed by.

Obviously the sooner the better but will I be in compliant with my probation as long as the course is completed before my informal probation ends?

Tina M Barberi
Tina M Barberi answered on May 19, 2015

You must complete the course before your probation ends in order to comply with probation. Typically, the standard order is 30 days from the date of sentencing, but if there are no reviews, you should just complete it as soon as you can. If this is a California DUI, make sure to call DMV in... Read more »

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