It will depend on many factors including, how long since the last conviction and the strength of the prosecutor's case among other factors. Many counties will allow a reduction after completing probation. You should consult with a criminal defense attorney who practices in the county where...View More
In Indiana, whether a DUI charge can be reduced from a felony 6 to a misdemeanor largely depends on the specific circumstances of the case, the defendant's prior criminal history, and the discretion of the judge and prosecution involved. Generally, a felony 6 DUI is more likely to occur if...View More
Yes. A person convicted of a second OVWI in Indiana will be required to serve no less than 5 days in custody or no less than 240 hours of community service work. This is true regardless of how long ago the prior conviction was.
In Indiana, if you have a second OWI arrest, which could be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on how long ago the first offense occurred, there is a requirement for 5 actual days in jail or 240 hours of community service as a minimum of any sentence for being convicted.
Yes, go change your license to Indiana sooner than later. The court should not suspend your license until the initial hearing, therefore the BMV should not know of the offense. If you do not change your license, and are convicted Illinois will suspend/revoke your license and it will be...View More
owi, i have epilepsy. went long enough to get my licence, it had been years since one, my doc lowered it by 200mg and i felt it coming on so i pulled over parked at a bussiness. its complicated, my doc and my polypharmacist have both stepped in but after 1st lawyer left the 5 days ago now 2nd... View More
It sounds as though there is at least a possibility that you may have a defense to one or more of charges that you could be facing but there is not sufficient information in your post to know for certain. I strongly recommend that you reach out to an experienced OVWI/criminal defense attorney who...View More
I saw her later that day and gave her my insurance information and told her I was intoxicated, she told the officer that I was intoxicated. When I when to the police station the next day to give my statement I told him I was intoxicated when I backed into her car, panicked and left the scene.
Unless the police have more than your admission of being intoxicated, I do not see how you could be prosecuted for an OWI. However, you will very likely be charged with leaving the scene of an accident. From this point forward, you should not speak to your neighbor about the situation, nor the...View More
Bag was under 1g of powder and field test lightly as cocaine according to cops found in my mother's jeep after it was stolen and recovered but nothing ever searched in it so I drove it cause she let me and then cops find drugs in it. 2 f6 charges pending now
You need to stay off of these websites and speak only with your attorney about these charges. From what you posted, there may be a defense in your case, but you could ruin your entire case by sharing details of your case publicly.
Talk with your attorney about the charges privately and work...View More
I was deteined by Ice the fisrt day of probation. While i was in jail and then deported my immigration attorney applied for asylum and U visa. currently USCIS is reviewing packages form February 2017 which is my package date. I went to check my case in Indianapolis and it show up I have a warrant... View More
Your Indiana criminal case and the original state criminal warrant must be handled by the Indiana licensed criminal law attorney immediately, however, even generally, for a regular warrant quashing the defendant must be physically present.
Thus, you need to discuss your Indiana criminal...View More
It would be in your best interest to not make another irresponsible decision and try to represent yourself. OWI/DUI cases can be technically difficult cases. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, you should ask for a public defender who can assist you in evaluating your case and negotiating a...View More
If you are just needing the card, take the SDP order and the other required documents you would normally take to get a driver's license to the BMV, they will issue you a driver's license that will indicate "conditional" rather than "valid".
The specialized license is your conditional license. Indiana got rid of hardship and probationary licenses when specialized driving privileges (SDP) were created. It may be possible to amend the terms of your SDP if circumstances have changed.
You will find the results once you receive discovery from the prosecutor's office. An officer can request multiple chemical tests, however you should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney to determine if it was all done correctly.
Depending on other facts, it may be grounds to have the warrant and the results of the warrant suppressed. You should discuss this with your attorney, if you have not hired one then you should consult with one sooner than later.
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