I was recently arrested for misdemeanor dui, and released the same day. The next day a lawyer sent an email addressed to me talking about his services, but the email address he sent it to is not mine. It happens to be an immediate family member. This has caused a drift within my family. They... View More
If you believe that your privacy has been violated due to the disclosure of your misdemeanor DUI arrest to a family member by the lawyer, you may want to consult with an attorney to explore potential legal remedies. In California, there are laws that protect individuals' privacy rights, and...View More
In South Carolina, the admissibility of breath test results in DUI cases can depend on various factors, including the timing of the test. Although there may not be a strict "two-hour rule," the longer the time between the alleged offense and the test, the more room there is for...View More
My wife went to town and someone called my truck in for swerving, this was 30 minutes after she got home, we were in bed, there were no keys in anything. The police said they had a report of that truck swerving 30 minutes before. My wife said she went to town, but we were already laying down in the... View More
So my cousin got arrested very late last Sunday night. He was charged with DUI (his first), DC and trespassing (he walked into a random house after driving there). He was released on bond. The Gwinnett County docket only has Pre-filed charges for DC and trespassing. A couple days later, he passed... View More
From my understanding if a person is intoxicated and gives consent for sexual activity. Their consent can later be determined to be invalid based on intoxication level. Which may result in them being cleared of accountability for their choice to have consensual sex and putting their partner at risk... View More
In Oklahoma, the eligibility for expungement of a criminal record is based primarily on the specifics of your case, the type of offense, and the time that has passed since the conclusion of the sentence or probation. The misconduct of your attorney, while a significant concern, does not...View More
he was not read his rights, but because his pupil were dilated and he has a lazy eye, his balance was off because he has a bad hip from childbirth, and get confused when nervous they charged him with a dui and arrested him. He does not drink, smoke or do any kind of recreational drugs.
You pled guilty and paid the fines, so there is no want of prosecution. The state has fully prosecuted the case to a guilty plea and collected its fine. I am not seeing this as a viable course of action. If being ability to produce the documents is creating some other sort of hardship, you might...View More
In Texas, changing a judge in a criminal case is a complex process that typically requires valid legal reasons, such as a conflict of interest, bias, or the appearance of impropriety by the judge. If you believe you have legitimate grounds for a judge change, consult with your attorney, who can...View More
My ex did not follow up with the calibration of the device, and will not complete the steps to have it removed from the vehicle. However their name is no longer associated, in any way, to the vehicle. I am making the payments on this truck, and can not even start it because the device has been... View More
If you satisfactorily prove that you were not read your Miranda rights, any statement you may have made to police after you were arrested ought to be excluded from evidence at your trial. It does not affect the lawfulness of your arrest or whether you will be found guilty based on other evidence...View More
In Kentucky, the reading of Miranda rights is generally associated with custodial interrogations, not the act of being arrested or handcuffed. Law enforcement officers are required to provide Miranda warnings when a person is in custody and subject to questioning. These warnings include the right...View More
I'm on dwi probation for 17 months and the ignition interlock is to be installed in my vehicle for half of the probation period. I don't make a lot of money and I have spent so much and have debts because of this. Do I need a lawyer to file a motion for the removal of the interlock or can... View More
The good news is that you, your lawyer, or your PO can request the court allow you to remove the Interlock device. If your PO is willing to make the request, that would be the best way as the court usually grants the request from the PO.
If your PO will not do it, it MUST be done by a...View More
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