to avoid a trial. Prison if lost trial. Agreed to 3rd felony DUI. TMI. Issue. I wasn't pulled over. Not driving when arrested for DUI. DUI last Friday night. SO GUT SICK MAD SAD... Any suggestions or advice Thank yyou so much.
I'm sorry you've going through all this. Since the public defender represented you, start there and ask another attorney to take a second look at this. If you received ineffective assistance of counsel, for example, then you may be entitled to a new trial. If that is the case, however,...Read more »
My intentions with the car was to drive around, and eventually crash it in an attempt to commit suicide. I had a THC vape in my possession at the time as well. This took place in my hometown Lincoln, Nebraska.
ance. Because of a single syringe found that i did not give permussion to search for. Then given a dwi because of a drug test that i failed for when i used 2 days before. I feel like this is not okay especially him not catering to my hearing disability. I feel like i was taken advantage of by this... Read more »
It is my first offense. I couldn’t make the court date my kids where sick and at time I couldn’t afford lawyer. Is their anyway I can do court date online and any other things needed? What kind of lawyer can I hire
In law school we learn that there is one answer to every legal question: "It depends." It could be illegal to be underage and high, if that person "drives, operates, or is in control of any type of motor vehicle" in Minnesota. To pick another random example, in Minnesota an...Read more »
Avoid incarceration? Unlikely. The biggest risk factors are his loose ties to the community and his history of failure to appears. I know people change, but judges see that and think "this guy can't be trusted to be out in the community to do the right thing if he can't even show up to court".
Kansas does not count priors from Missouri to enhance punishment/penalties because the Missouri DUI statute is broader then the Kansas statute (Kansas appeal for State vs Justin D. Stanley 2016). Hypothetical: if a person has 2 prior Kansas DUI’s and then they get a 3rd one in Missouri would... Read more »
A wet reckless will be treated as a prior DUI, provided it occurred within the last 10 years. You need to hire an attorney to see if the first incident occurred more than 10 years before the most recent DUI, and thereby avoid facing the consequences of a 3rd DUI. Of course, even if it occurred...Read more »
DUI with a Minor + Injury is very serious. The Broward County State Attorney's Office will prosecute the case with vigor. In addition to the criminal penalties, you have only 10 days from the date of arrest to attend to the administrative driver license suspension. You should contact a local...Read more »
I was charged dui 1 both times, I've been working on that part of my charges, can I also be charged seperately though prosecuted for a felony for that same arrest. It was dui other both times, and same sentence for both. Now fearful of felony
The answer is it depends. Generally speaking, it isn't uncommon for DUI charges to start off as a misdemeanor and then be referred up to county for felony prosecution. I've seen this happen plenty of times before. It really will depend on the fats of your case and the way they charged it....Read more »
Hello. I need help reinstating my driving privileges in New Mexico. I've been fully compliant with the court, completed substance abuse counseling, None for the Road, probation, paid all fines and fees, and need to get my license in Indiana. Please advise.
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