My girlfriend will start house arrest for 4 days in January for a DUI she obtained within the last 2 months. She will be subject to a drug/alcohol test. I live under the same roof, will I be subject to a drug/alcohol test as well, even though I’m not the one that will be under house arrest?
She didn't have her drivers license or registration on her and was arrested. I don't know who to call or who I have to talk to to get it set up for her to get out. Where do I need to start? And what do you think her punishment will be?
If she was arrested in the morning, her bond should be reviewed by the judge the same day "usually." She will have arraignment in the next 24 hours if she is not bonded out sooner. Typically if arrested in the morning, her arraignment is at 9:00 a.m. the next day. This information should...Read more »
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".... 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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