If you were arrested for DUI it is imperative that you hire a DUI lawyer. Officers routinely write "strong odor of alcohol, slurred speech, unsteady on feet, red watery and bloodshot eyes" in nearly every arrest warrant for DUI. The only recourse is to question him on the witness stand in...Read more »
I was arrested 12/3/21 for dui. Since my 1st court date my case has been postponed because the arresting officer has been away on military leave. I'm getting ready to go back to court soon. When I go back it will have been over a year. Is it possible to ask to have the case dismissed?
The SOL may have been met by the Arrest Warrant. However, you should have your lawyer review the arrest warrant to make sure each element of the offense is supported by factual details. If an element of DUI is not supported factually within the arrest warrant then your lawyer can move for the court...Read more »
DUI was 3 yrs ago. No accident or any damage. I was very compliant. Was given absolute minimum punishment including unsupervised probation from day one. In the states database I am eligible to get my license. But I don’t have a vehicle in my name to put the interlock device on so TN will not even... Read more »
My wife has conducted drunk driving and just did drunk driving again for the second time with my son. She got in a wreck with my child in the back seat. She also has been physically abusive to me by throwing candle holders and putting hands on me. I am in the military and I am trying to figure out... Read more »
Charges can be filed against you at any point within the statute of limitations. However, due to the highly-science-dependent nature of DUI prosecution, if you were not administered field sobriety tests at the scene, nor were you administered blood draws, which were sent to TBI, it is unlikely the...Read more »
yesterday morning I walk into the restroom to see a bunch of people smoking a vape I hit it to fit in not knowing that it is 90% Thc illegal in my state I live in Tennessee, fast forward a couple hours I get pulled out of class and asked if I had smoked anything I said no but than they check my... Read more »
The first thing you need to do is let your parents know, and you (you and your parents) need to go speak to a lawyer. Schools are not allowed to question students without someone "friendly" to the student, and no, the school administrators and teachers are usually friendly to the school...Read more »
Quite often it depends on the nature of the violation, his performance on probation overall and the jurisdiction he is in. Aside from the arrests for public intoxication, if his performance on probation has been good otherwise, regarding completing classes, paying fees, maintaining contact with...Read more »
If no charge was made by the LEO's, and no Forfeiture Warrant was issued, then it is an unlawful taking. But did Dad own the vehicle? I suspect more occurred here than what facts are stated. Driving on Revoked TNDL may be a charge in the making, which can take 1 year to initiate. The owner...Read more »
Almost certainly a #3rd Offense. Talk to your lawyer that represents you. You might get 30 to 60 days less incarceration with a pled 2nd and more than the minimum. Or you might try it and take a chance on serving 6 months or more. With a 2nd, it is a 2 year TNDL revocation.
Hire local counsel to defend the charge. An attorney can review the facts and circumstances and determine whether you have a good defense, as well as engage the necessary experts regarding the medical condition.
It's a 5 speed truck and it rolled into the road. It wasn't started and was in the off position. They charged me with DUI and impeding traffic. Is this consistent with the law? I was curious because of the good Samaritan law
If you are finished with your 11mo/29 day Sentence, then file a Motion to end supervised probation and the interlock requirement for your TNDL. Take that Order to the people who monitor your blowing device so they will remove it. Then you have to make Dept of Safety happy to get your license...Read more »
Those are both A Misdemeanors, 11 mo 29 days each. The probable jail time of 48 hrs and a year probation are not the real problems. It is loosing your TNDL and having either conviction on your record. Hire a competent attorney and prepare for a Preliminary Hearing.
I had a blown tire. Was in a parking lot after drinks with friends. Called a lyft while waiting for said lyft in my car police came and arrested me. The car was not running and had a literal blown out tire so was not drivable at all.
dads truck broke down, left it in the driveway of someone to avoid leavings it in the middle of a public road. i walked down to the location of the car in middle of the night due to my brother mentioning the presence of flashing lights at the truck. Upon arriving walking up to the situation the... Read more »
Not sure of your question, but you have stated alot of facts on a public forum. If charged with DUI, that is your main concern. Hire a competent attorney to prepare for a Preliminary Hearing. Apparently your actions or statements caused the LEO's to think you had the capability of...Read more »
It's been over 5 years since. I have no other court fees to pay and no other charges. The DA in Wilson County, Tn told me the Implied Consent charge couldn't be dismissed. After she done rigorous research on the topic, which took 3 days, she couldn't find the answer of why it... Read more »
Taken to an ambulance service where 2 EMTs both stuck me one time each, and were both unsuccessful with obtaining my blood. Will this be used against me somehow as possibly violation of the Implied Consent law? I don’t see how it could be considering I did not refuse, and voluntarily agreed to test
The DA will probably claim you refused the Test, which you should have. But you can contest that administrative suspension of your TNDL, and might be successful. Were you even charged with Implied Consent? Hire a competent attorney for a thorough Preliminary Examination now.
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