I received a call this morning saying I needed to come back down so they could give me another court. Will I be rearrested? I refused the breathalyzer, I didn’t do a field sobriety test nor did they take blood at the hospital. I’m just not sure why I would have to go back after being released.
It is likely that the police department issued you a summons for a court date/location that is unavailable due to the courthouse closures arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. The police department is likely asking you to go into the station so they can reissue your summons for a new court...Read more »
a club member is complaining because kids come at the bar to grab a snack during their golf round. Our Snack bar and Bar are in the same room because of space constraint, can they come in and grab a snack?
There should be no problem with them coming in to grab a quick snack if that is where the snack bar is. The club member is being a cantankerous old creep as some people can be. Unless the minors are causing some kind of disturbance of venturing over to the alcohol end of things, I think you...Read more »
If you are convicted as a second offender, then there is a minimum mandatory 120 day jail sentence that must be imposed. The maximum jail sentence is two years. It is possible to have two DUI convictions and not be sentenced to jail time if the state does not file a Part B information charging you...Read more »
She did not hurt anyone but she crashed her car and just got brought to the hospital. She was contacted by an investigator who she thinks will arrest her for her offense. I’m just curious as to what will happen to her if she does face a DUI if it’s her first offense?
If this is your friend's first DUI, she may be eligible for a pre-trial diversionary program, in particular, the Alcohol Education Program (AEP). If the court grants her admission into the AEP (alcohol education classes and a victim impact panel) and she successfully completes it, the DUI...Read more »
I am not licensed in Connecticut, so I cannot answer your question directly, but most states have a "look back" period in which a prior DUI conviction could result in more serious charges. You mention only an arrest, not a conviction. My suggestion is to contact a DUI attorney who...Read more »
You can complain. the case is over, the appeal period has run. The statute of limitation is probably two years but may still be in effect for up to three years in some cases for a suit for malpractice by your lawyer. You must act quickly as in January 2014 the three years expire as well.
for the evading you will be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months or both. The DMV will also suspend your license for 90 days. The DUI is worse and, because of the evading, the state's attorney and/or judge may deny you the alcohol education program,...Read more »
absolutely, plead not guilty if he WAS not guilty. Conviction of Possession of alcohol in violation of C.G.S. 30-89 means the DMV must suspend the driver's license and can result in Very stiff insurance costs thereafter that will affect your family. Get him a lawyer.
Up to ten years in jail (2-4 is typical perhaps even minimal), and suspend your license for one year and require an approved ignition interlock device, as defined in section 14-227j, for a period of two years more.
I am being told by the Bail Commissioner's office that any prior DWI conviction, no matter how long ago makes me ineligible for the Alcohol Education Program. 54-56g doesn't seem to say that. Can you help? Thank you.
yo can go online at the judicial website to see if charges are pending. Did they take blood? if so it can take weeks to be processed at the state lab. Otherwise, you got lucky. ;-)
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