Q: Am I getting screwed over? I got a DUI in November 2016. First offense. My lawyer kept putting off my court date.
So I ended up pleading on November 20th 2017. I got 1 year deffered sentence 120 hours community service, random UA tests and DA supervision fees and CS fees. I also had to take a drug and alcohol assesment. Cost $85. I finished the assessment and went to the DAs office to make sure that would work. She said it would be fine. The very next week, she told me I had to take a different one that cost $160. The other one wasn't the right one. So I did that. Now I'm also having to take a weekly DUI class that is $60 a week for 6 weeks. All to get back my license. But I NEVER had a license, and wasn't charged with not having one, and don't intend on getting one. And they are also only giving me until April to pay off the $2,000.00 in court costs and fees. And during my assesment, I tested too high and they changed 2 of my answers to make me eligible for the DUI school. Haven't drank in over a year. I answered the questions honestly. But they changed them to make me eligible.
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