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Q: I been charged with my 3rd offensive dui. My first dui happened when i was 20 and my second when i was 21.

My first dui was charged by dui under controlled substance. My ba was under the legal limit. I live in California now and was just in to visit family but now the judge said i have to get drug & alcohol testing every week til my court date which is aug 19th. I leave to go back on july 17th he said if i miss a testing my bond will be revoked. What am i suppose to do. Does this mean i have to stay in Tennessee til my court date

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Eugene L. Belenitsky
Eugene L. Belenitsky
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  • Pine Brook, NJ

A: Contact your lawyer. See if your lawyer can get the judge to adjust these conditions. I strongly urge you to follow the rules until your attorney can adjust them or work this out for you.

Jonathan Turner
Jonathan Turner
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Franklin, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: I would consult an attorney about asking the judge to modify these conditions. Often judges will change their mind if given valid reasons.

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