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0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and DUI / DWI for Utah on
Q: Interlock restricted license but moving to another state?

I have had my driver license revoked from a DUI. I will be able to reinstate my DL next month but it will still be restricted to where any vehicle I operate must have an interlock for another year. I do not own a vehicle right now and do not plan on purchasing one anytime soon. (I have a court... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: Got 2 duis 2014 and 2016 never took care of it until now. Never was issued a permit or DL from DMV. Needing license

I’m trying to figure out what’s required for me to get my permit and license. I am 26 and never had permit before but still got charged with dui twice. Once in 2014 and the other in 2016. What do I do to take care of this?

Anna Aleksander
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Anna Aleksander
answered on Jan 31, 2023

You should take care of your DUI cases by hiring a lawyer or by taking care of them yourself by redocketing (less advisable).

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Pennsylvania on
Q: I am looking for dui court cases that have been overturned in Pa, for deletions of video ( dash, body,precinct). Or

Also not turning over after stating in preliminary hearing that they had all footage preserved. 600 rule is up on March 5th next hearing which is now a briefing. February 28th. We put a motion to dismiss in, judge said find some cases that have been overturned. Also I am an m1 misdemeanor, no... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Kansas on
Q: I received a ticket for an open container as a passenger. Is it smartest for me to plead guilty?

I received an open container ticket because there we two different cans in the vehicle when the driver was pulled over. What’s the difference if i plead guilty vs not guilty? If I plead guilty, will I just get fined or will I still go to trial?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Florida on
Q: My boyfriend was wrongfully arrested for dui stating he was driver when he was not he was a passenger there were inj

Injuries. His friend was the driver and admitted it but cops targeted him he's innocent they wouldn't go back to enhance camera to get clear picture of driver. His friend admits to being the driver but won't take his statement what can I do to help him he's on SSD don't have money for crimes lawyer

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Nebraska on
Q: If I had a dui 10 years ago before they changed the law and I was trying to take my friend to the reservation during

The pandemic when the rez boarders was open and I took a drink a drink of my friend's soda not knowing it had alcohol in it and was pulled over he was taken to the hospital and then died and not on the reservation like he wanted to

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for New Mexico on
Q: I have a friend that just got arrested I'm trying to find out how many years he could get

He had turned 18 recently with a warrant for embezzlement over 250$. When they arrested him he got 7 more charges, no license, driving recklessly, aggravated fleeing a law enforcement officer, criminal damage to property over 1000$, dwi, open container drink, and driving the wrong way one way... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for North Carolina on
Q: In North Carolina does the state have the right to appeal a DWI case to Superior Court.

District Judge dismissed and suppressed the arrest of a DWI case because arresting officer violated defends 4 amendment rights by arresting defendant inside his home with no probable cause and no search warrant.

Nick Benjamin
Nick Benjamin
answered on Jan 28, 2023

yes, they can appeal if it’s motion to suppress.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Can I sure for wrongful arrest if charges were dropped ? “No le contest” i believe is the term .

Back story - I called the cops about a man threatening me with a gun in Tampa fl . I waited outside in my friends car. The police approached me and instantly the male officer began harassing me and charged me with dui and took me to jail . They dropped the charges after viewing the body cam because... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jan 28, 2023

You have potential claims against the arresting officer and his/her employer if your criminal case had any of the following outcomes: No Information, Nolle Prosse (or Nolle Prosequi), Dismissal by the Court, or Acquittal (not guilty verdict) by the Court. If you entered a no contest (or nolo... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Florida on
Q: Can I sure for wrongful arrest if charges were dropped ? “No le contest” i believe is the term .

Back story - I called the cops about a man threatening me with a gun in Tampa fl . I waited outside in my friends car. The police approached me and instantly the male officer began harassing me and charged me with dui and took me to jail . They dropped the charges after viewing the body cam because... Read more »

Kevin John Mawn
Kevin John Mawn
answered on Jan 27, 2023

It is best to consult with a civil attorney who handles this type of claim.

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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Mississippi on
Q: Why did the judge not ask me to enter a plea to one of my charges at arraignment?

So I made a series of terrible decisions a couple of weeks ago that led to me being arrested for second offense DUI and leaving the scene of an accident. Thankfully no one was injured and my insurance is covering the costs to repair the other person's vehicle. When I was arraigned the day... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Georgia on
Q: Who is responsible for medical clearance if arrestee has been jailed, not injured and refused hospital services?

I was charged with DUI in the state of GA, I was involved in a 1 car accident where the side airbags deployed but I was taken to jail from the accident scene where my belongings were taken I was photographed and placed in a cell, from there I was told I had to go to the hospital. I did not have any... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: Points off driving record

I'm trying to figure out when do points "fall off the record", when does the time starts counting, from the time a person is convicted or from the time the citation was issued? Thank you

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: When do points "fall off" the DMV record

I'm trying to figure out when do points "fall off the record", when does the time start counting, from the time a person is convicted or from the time the citation was issued? All I know that in CA it's 3 years and 3 months, but when does the time start counting exactly, so they... Read more »

Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
answered on Jan 25, 2023

The points accrue (go on your record) when the conviction occurs, meaning that, until you are convicted the points aren't on your driving record, the three years starts running at the point you are convicted.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: Do points on my CA DL stay 3 years and 3 months after the conviction date in court or the time had been started counting

once I received a citation?

I'm sorry, I believe my question has been wrongly structured,

I'm trying to figure out when do points "fall off the record", when does the time starts counting, from the time a person is convicted or from the time the citation was issued? Thank you

Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
answered on Jan 25, 2023

Any points that are placed on your driving record start when you are convicted, not cited.

3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: DUI dating back to 2011. Should I wait the 10-year period?

LICENSE STATUS:

SUSPENDED OR REVOKED*

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIONS:

PRROF REQ: O/01-24-14 * TERM - - *

DRV LIC COMM- DISQ * * eff: 05-09-11 * THRU:05-08-12 * ORDER MAIL: 04-29-11*

AUTH: 15300A9* SERVICE: M / 06-19-15* STATE CALIFORNIA*

CONVICTIONS:... Read more »

Richard L. Grant
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Richard L. Grant
answered on Jan 24, 2023

If you have paid your fine, completed 3 yr or 5 year Informal Probation, completed alcohol classes, and completed Victim Impact Class (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers), you need to hire an Criminal/DUI Defense Attorney to file Motion to Expunge the DUI Conviction. I do them quite frequently where a... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Florida on
Q: Can dui ticket be dismissed if the officer said no passenger on citation but there was a passenger?

My boyfriend was pulled over, I was with him. He switched lanes without signal and they accused him of being under the influence. The officer asked to see my id. They gave him a field test, in the cold with slippers and shorts on. He was cold and has physical ailments. They arrested him. On his... Read more »

Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher
answered on Jan 23, 2023

Dismissed, no. But the officer’s omission might result in fertile cross-examination. Retain an attorney.

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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Florida on
Q: Can dui ticket be dismissed if the officer said no passenger on citation but there was a passenger?

My boyfriend was pulled over, I was with him. He switched lanes without signal and they accused him of being under the influence. The officer asked to see my id. They gave him a field test, in the cold with slippers and shorts on. He was cold and has physical ailments. They arrested him. On his... Read more »

Michael Olowu
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answered on Jan 23, 2023

No, the DUI ticket cannot be dismissed for that purpose alone. On the other hand, a gifted lawyer can explore this discrepancy in the ticket to attack the officer's credibility at trial. Additionally, a lawyer may be able to review the ticket and report to see if there are more discrepancies... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for New Jersey on
Q: Can I be sued for someone drinking in my NJ home and getting into an accident if I didn't buy or provide alcohol?

If I have a get together at my home in NJ and people bring their own alcohol (I don't buy or provide any), can I be sued/held liable if someone gets into an accident that causes injures on their way home?

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