It generally depends on the jurisdiction what the ultimate outcome will be, but it also depends on whether you are charged with gross vehicular manslaughter (which is a 10 year maximum sentence) or regular (which is a 4 year maximum sentence).
I agree with Mr. Karas's answer, I would only add to be sure to hire a skilled lawyer in the area where your arrest occurred who is familiar with the workings of the court to advise you on the procedures in the jurisdiction where you are being prosecuted.
Sorry for condensed above. I don't know if I have to put convicted of 23152ab or my plea shows pled not guilty.. nolo contendere. Then shows I was assigned probation. I just want to input everything correctly
Nolo contender is Latin for no contest, which means the same thing as guilty for purposes of criminal court but cannot be used against you in a civil proceeding (if someone is suing you for money). So unfortunately that does mean you were convicted.
I was sitting in my vehicle talking on my phone and a Sheriff officer came up to me proceeded to tell me that I had search and seizure and to step out of my vehicle I've never met the Sheriff before and he's never id'd me so how would he know that I had search and seizure and is that legal
Valid search terms allow an officer to search an individual any time, any where, with or without cause. If the officer ran your license plate and you matched the description of the registered owner that could be valid. Whether or not that happened would be an issue to look further into.
My old roommate punched me in the head so I called the cops. I went to get my things a day or two later and everything I had is just gone. That's over $20,000 of personal/business property stolen (I'm a solo proprietor with an EIN)
Your friend definitely needs a lawyer to help in court. If he or she cannot afford to hire a private lawyer they absolutely should request a public defender. PC 69 is a felony which carries up to 3 years in prison (although county jail prison). An attorney will need some good ammunition in...Read more »
my privilege to drive has been suspended for 21 years by dmv for a second dui despite i paid for my crime in jail and through fines etc. I'm in the classes dmv wants but i need something to be able to drive now . i'm desperate im the only one providing for my family due to covid. I work... Read more »
Did you mean two years for a second DUI? If so you can most likely install and ignition interlock device on your car and with SR-22 insurance and proof of enrollment in the DUI class, as long as your case wasn't deemed a refusal you will be able to get a restricted license. IID installation...Read more »
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