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Q: I was pulled over for my first DUI 12 years ago -

- isn't there a law where if I get another one that won't get counted against me?

David Carl Beyersdorf
David Carl Beyersdorf
answered on Dec 16, 2016

If it is within 10 years, then it is considered a prior. At 12 years, the new one should be treated as a first. Keep in mind that we are talking about the date of conviction and not the date of arrest. Good Luck

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Q: 2 years ago my husband got a dui he recently got into a car accident but he wasn't drunk just no licence

He has court this Wednesday for no license from the car accident he had hes worried that they could detained him he had a dui 2 years ago he's already taken care of that just this car accident he had recently they just gave him a ticket for no license its a misdemeanor what could happen

David Carl Beyersdorf
David Carl Beyersdorf
answered on Dec 16, 2016

He should hire a lawyer. If he can't afford to hire a lawyer, he needs to ask the court to appoint one. Driving on a suspended license can earn you some jail time as well as probation, and it can also be very expensive. Additionally, when the license is suspended based on a prior DUI, the... Read more »

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Q: What Are My Rights In A DUI Check Point?

Do I Have To Roll Window All The Way Down? Do i have to consent to a breathalizer or any test given by officer?

David Carl Beyersdorf
David Carl Beyersdorf
answered on Dec 16, 2016

You have a right to avoid them. Turn and go a different way.

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Q: Is it possible to get a jury for a DUI charge?
David Carl Beyersdorf
David Carl Beyersdorf
answered on Dec 16, 2016

Of course! You have a right to a jury trial when facing any criminal charge. Good Luck!

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