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... Read more »
answered on Nov 17, 2022
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... Read 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.
answered on Aug 26, 2022
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... Read 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
answered on May 22, 2022
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... Read more »
Community service, fines, classes all finished. Low ranking to reoffend
answered on May 22, 2022
Your probation officer is simply supervising your probation. The only entity that can release you from probation early is the Court that sentenced you.
You can discuss an early release with your probation officer. If your probation officer recommends early release... Read more »
My BAC was above .15 . Went the wrong way down a one way, did not crash or hurt anyone.
answered on May 21, 2022
If your children were not in vehicle with you, then DCS should not be involved.
answered on Feb 1, 2022
Consult a local traffic/criminal law attorney to discuss specialized driving privileges.
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... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2022
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... Read more »
Could Indianapolis police arrest the driver, having previously been revoked in Illinois despite the valid Michigan license?
answered on Sep 13, 2021
All mentioned states are the members of the Interstate Compact Agreement that share driver's information for the purposes of issuing, revoking, and suspending one's privileges.
Thus, by routine traffic stop, an Indiana police officer or a state trooper may see the actual status... Read more »
I recently made an extremely irresponsible decision and attempted to operate a vehicle after drinking.
I am no longer working (I am however taking time to learn how to create apps to create a business) due to the pandemic and thus cannot afford an attorney.
I know how this... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2021
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... Read more »
Conditional license id card requirements
answered on Mar 15, 2021
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".
Conditional drivers license id card requirements
answered on Mar 15, 2021
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.
How do I find out what results were and is he allowed to keep forcing me to take tests?
answered on Jan 6, 2021
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.
answered on Dec 14, 2020
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.
My case says something about released on own recognizance, I was never arrested and have 3 charges I'm facing
answered on Oct 7, 2020
What are your questions? Many times in OWI/DUI cases there are multiple charges for similar offenses, generally, you can only be convicted of one OWI offense.
Hello I got 2 DUI’s in Kentucky, 04/12/2014 and 12/10/2016 both aggravated. Completed all court ordered aa classes got my license back, no other offenses Would I be able to get these expunged?
answered on Jul 9, 2020
You would have to get them expunged in Kentucky if expungement is permitted in the Commonwealth. You can only expunge an Indiana case in Indiana. I highly recommend re-asking this question of attorneys licensed to practice law in Kentucky.
I have a pending DUI charge and IC 9-30-5-3 has recently changed. Prior occurrence has changed from 5 years to 7 years. My first DUI occurred November of 2012 but was not decided until April of 2013. My pending charge occurred on 02/05/2020. So because of this change my charge is somewhere in... Read more »
answered on Jun 4, 2020
You should expect to be charged with a felony OWI since it has been less than 7 years from your last conviction.
Indiana recently changed IC 9-30-5-3 to classify a prior DUI offense as within 5 years to now 7 years.
answered on Jun 4, 2020
Yes, the law has changed from 5 year to 7 years for a prior OWI. The time frame is from the last conviction date to the offense date for the new charge.
Like I head people who lost there licence can drive mopeds still I tryed looking it up online but im getting mixed results saying you need a licence or a moped license or even just an ID. I currently do not have my licence do to anxiety driving with someone so after i heard about this i thaught... Read more »
answered on May 4, 2020
Your local license branch can walk you through the process. The following is from AAA's digest or motoring laws and seems accurate:
Owners of mopeds or scooters with engines smaller than 50 cubic centimeters must apply for a registration. Such mopeds or scooters will receive license... Read more »
He was convicted of possession almost 20 years ago and has not been in any legal trouble since I know that the charges carry a sentence of anywhere from 1-12 years. I’m curious as to what amount of time he will LIKELY be sentenced to based on his history and everything else. Just a professional... Read more »
answered on Apr 15, 2020
Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death is a Level 4 Felony which has a sentencing range of 2 years to 12 years in the Department of Correction with an advisory sentence of 6 years. Reckless Homicide is a Level 5 Felony which has a sentencing range of 1 to 6 years in the Department of... Read more »
answered on Apr 13, 2020
If any of your prior convictions are from Marion County, Indiana, there is a self-help desk located in the City-County Building to assist people with the preparation and filing of pro-bono petitions for expungement.
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