The person should contact the local criminal court clerk and/or the District Attorney's Office to know the court date. The person is essentially represented by the District Attorney's Office in the criminal proceedings.
That depends on several factors that are not mentioned here. For example, did you receive probation, was your bac over .15, is your first DWI, was your license suspension? Also, I would be curious if your lawyer discussed the upcoming change in the law where you would be able to clear your record...Read more »
You should hire a lawyer asap. Additionally, I would like to know who is requesting your appearance in court. Have you been sent a subpoena? Has a prosecutor or defense attorney requested that you go to court? Is your brother saying the drugs are yours?
I recommend that you read over the DIC paperwork that is acting as your temporary driving permit if you do not hire lawyer asap. You have the ability to prevent the suspension of your drivers license if you hire a lawyer to request an ALR hearing within 15 days of your arrest date. That hearing is...Read more »
Unfortunately, the State may use a 2002 domestic violence conviction to enhance a subsequent domestic charge to a felony. It would be important to confirm that the 2002 conviction had an affirmative finding of domestic violence by the court. That is done by pulling the court judgment of the 2002...Read more »
She said I slurred speech mind u jus woke and she said my car smelled like alcohol and I told her it was my friend in the car that had been drinking till 5 am she started the field test and I told her I wasn't taking any test and had nothing else to say and to put me in the car that's all the... Read more »
You are presumed to be innocent! Nevertheless, you are not providing enough information to answer your question. Thus, you should hire a DWI lawyer to try to "beat" your case and save your driver's license. Please keep in mind that a person only has 15 days to inform DPS that you are going to...Read more »
The answer depends on whether he was convicted of the December DWI before he was arrested for the DWI with a child passenger. Typically, a first DWI with no prior convictions does not get assessed any jail time with probation. Similarly, the state jail felony charge of DWI with a child passenger...Read more »
You should go to the county where you were arrested and ask for your criminal record. Please note that a criminal conviction DOES NOT come off your record after 7 years. A lot of people believe that it is like their credit report.
First DUI @ 18 (CA), 2nd @ 50 (CA), and 3rd @ 60 (TX). However, my 3rd I was driving a commercial vehicle. I know it is three crimes but would the time between them have an effect on the judges decision? What kind of consequences will I most likely face due to previous crimes?
You are facing 2-10 years in prison. If you are offered probation that will include a minimum 10 days in jail. Your drivers license will also be suspended and you willl not be eligible to get an occupational or hardship license for a fulll year after your conviction.
In Harris County, Texas your arrest for theft is a public record despite a conviction. Even if your case is eventually dismissed it continues to be a public record unless you get it expunged. Please note that an expungement is separate matter.
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