My son has been in jail since November. He was arrested for his 3rd DUI in Sonoma County. The deal was that he does half of his sentence and then does the DUI program. The court messed up and is making him do his whole sentence and still do the program. What can we do?
You should contact your son's attorney so that he can calendar the case and tell the court the problem. You should also call the jail and tell them that you think your son is overdetained and have them release him asap
My friend got a dui and there were two people in the car. She was told by a police officer friend that if both of them say they weren’t driving, another person was and basically make up a person, say the friend was driving and ran That they can’t prove who was driving the ca and... Read more »
You have several issues here surrounding your question. The standard of proof for conviction is "beyond a reasonable doubt" that your friend was driving, and that an acceptable scientifical test was performed that your friend was under the influence based upon the blood alcohol level as...Read more »
I get a background check from the Doj thru gambling commision every 2 yrs and passed been working same job 9 years but i want to get a notary license is that possible or did i take the 6 hour class for nothing.
Since you were able to pass the background checks, it sounds like the DOJ database does not match your name to your record in Texas. I believe that the same DOJ database will be used to check your background record for notary public and you will pass it just like you passed the gambling...Read more »
Person A rear ended Person B going maybe 15 mph, no damage to person b car (only person a car sustained damage), person b accused person a of being intoxicated, then another person (person c) who saw it said they would act as a witness for Person B. Person... Read more »
For someone to be charged with a DUI, law enforcement has to be involved. Eye witnesses can always testify to their observations and whether they smell alcohol or not. LEO must conduct investigation. For instance the responding officer or DUI unit would request field sobriety exercises and breath...Read more »
If she wants to settle her case she should still contact a local DUI defense attorney. A lawyer can help reduce the punishment and negotiate the terms for performance, if she qualifies a Public Defender may also be able to help her.
I was in a five way collision, and I was third in line. The person I hit, 2nd car, was driving under the influence and was arrested. Technically he's at fault correct? I got a mail recently where his insurance is asking for payment.. I have insurance as well, will my insurance... Read more »
You rear-ended another driver and they're at fault? I don't think so. You might check with a personal injury lawyer, my experience has been that the driver of the car in back is at fault for following closer than was safe, regardless of the driver in front's sobriety.
I was pulled over for a DUI whereas my bac was .30. The officer later alleged that I attempted to bribe him but has no evidence of me doing such except his own word against mine. Is there a motion that I can file to prohibit the officer from wearing his uniform during his testimony at trial?... Read more »
Yes! In most cases you would be required to book if you are convicted. Make sure to appear in court or have a private criminal defense attorney appear on your behalf. If you have or can get a valid license you may be able to gain a dismissal or reduction of the charge to an infraction.
Hi if anyone can help me out my in law was charged with this, is he looking at time. He was just changed with number 1 when he was arrested number 2-4 is older but he never took care of them thanks for any help 1) PC29800(A)(1) FELON/ETC POSS/ETC F/AR 2) HS11377(A) POSSESS CNTL SUB 3) VC14601.2(A)... Read more »
Yes, as long as it meets the terms of his restrictions/limitations, he may still have an Ignition Interlock Device requirement and for sure an SR22 requirement, one (or both) may need to be in place for him to drive any car.
I'm sure there's a question here, but I can't figure it out. If you're wondering about defending the case you should discuss the facts with a local DUI defense attorney, there are several good ones in Santa Clara County. The prosecutor has to put you behind the wheel of the...Read more »
Perhaps another respondent will have a different opinon, my understanding of the law is that smoking in public places is limited to the laws surrounding the use of cigarettes or other things people smoke. The laws surrounding smoking are both locally enacted as well statewide, probably you...Read more »
My son got 3 DUI's and did a 3yr term.he has been driving on a suspended license and he was pulled over, his buddy had thrown his cigarette out the window, which got him pulled over. He had a beer earlier he blew 0.08 which is the legal limit but,the DA is trying to give him another DUI, and... Read more »
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