To explain, I've learned entering Canada after a DUI is difficult. I had a DUI in Californian in 2007. I completed a 6 month program and applied to have the case expunged. My attorney and I were successful. As of 2012, my case now shows "not guilty", "case dismissed". I have the court document... Read more »
If the case was dismissed and shows it was dismissed, you should not have any trouble. If the case was expunged and there is no record of it, you should likewise gave no trouble. It only likely becomes a problem if there was and is a conviction.
You may qualify for a court-appointed public defender. You should fill out an Affidavit of Indigency at the district clerk's office in the county in which you have been charged. The court will determine your eligibility.
There is an under 21 dui with a .02 threshold and a regular dui (which can apply to under 21) with a .08 threshold. Under 21 has reduced penalties whereas the tegular dui carries the standard first offense penalties.
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