There definitely are some actions that you can take proactively to help your situation. However, an attorney will need to know much more about your case before advising you as to the best course of action for you.
The simple answer to your question is No, the State is not required to test a Defendant for drugs in order to charge or prove a DUI Drugs case. Generally speaking, if the State does not have a positive drug test, the State will normally try to prove a DUI...Read more »
Many more details would need to be known in order to give you a complete evaluation with respect to trying to get your App which provides speed into evidence at trial and if Dash Cam was available and would even help determine speed. The results from the App...Read more »
I dont know if they tied my previous calling of the police to my home. But after I was omw to work and my fiancee was getting ready to go to Atlanta with her family to visit, she called me and told me she was injured so I picked her up and took her to the hospital in which from the moment we... Read more »
I am very sorry for your situation. This is a good question.
The fact that the police officer failed to read you your Miranda rights after you were arrested or taken into custody may be able to help you exclude from evidence any inculportory statements that you may have made to the police...Read more »
I have the ticket from Georgia and on the citation where it says registration number and year. the cop inserted the date 1921 then state Illinois (my location). I’m wondering if this is a typo and can be used to throw out the case.
I just purchased a truck under glow and forgot to impress the blue color when I left to go home. I was pulled over and given a ticket. Will I have to pay $1,000 just for driving 1 time with blue lights?!
Many more facts would need to be known before an attorney would be able to advise you in this matter.
I would advise you to also contact an experienced Georgia criminal defense attorney who can provide a detailed case evaluation and fee quote after speaking with you about the case and your...Read more »
There are multiple issues with my paperwork... Starting from the time I was arrested, warrant that was filed (while I was in custody), and officers' statement. Also, there is another defendant's evidence report in my discovery packet, even though I do not have any co-defendants.
I bailed out on the charge before seeing a judge. The release paper work just had “to be determined” for the court date. The charge I was arrested on was phone harassment but was later changed to tampering with a witness. I was notified of that though a letter from the DA.
Different courts move at different speeds. Cases in which the Defendant is not in custody or jail move slower than cases in which the Defendant is in jail. One year is longer than the norm to not have received an arraignment court date but not unheard of for...Read more »
Many more details would need to be known in order to give you a complete evaluation with respect to what will happen to your commercial driver's license if you plead guilty to failing to secure a load.
It is always best to contact an experienced...Read more »
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