Not sure of your question. But DUI Defense is usually very difficult and you use everything there is to defend your Client. No one fact is ever conclusive Evidence on DUI's. And many, many Defendants are convicted with only the LEO's observation of driving and the FST's.
Ignition interlock for 6 months how can they do that when the law wasn't even in effect till 2013 my DUI was 2010 this is 2020 DMV says I have to have it because I had to DUIs within a 5-year. Well it was 2006 and 2010 I don't think that law existed then what can I do I just had it... Read more »
DUI is a very expensive crime. Many times the lawyer's fee is the cheapest part. If you are getting out of SR-22 expenses, then you are doing alright. DOS issues the TNDL, and you have to do what they say, right or wrong. Driving is a privilege, not a right. If you can, get a DL...Read more »
I was charged in Jan. 2019 with DUI first offense and am still fighting it as of July 2020. I have not been convicted. In March of 2020, I was charged in a different county with DUI first. Since I have not been convicted of any DUI yet, could they both wind up as DUI first offenses if I am... Read more »
Not sure of your question. But DOS issues ID Cards and will require Birth Certificates or your old TNDL, at least. And completing a DUI Sentence is usually not required, but could cause other problems.
I am 19 facing a DUI charge. I made the terrible decision to drive after I was drinking with some friends. I did not really know my limit; therefore, I was too intoxicated. Prior to that I smoked marijuana so I know that both substances will appear in my blood sample. The violation listed on my... Read more »
I would hire a competent local criminal defense attorney. At a very minimum, you will spend 48 hours in jail, perhaps more with the marijuana charge. You will have to attend a DUI class and pay fines and court costs.
If you want a license, you will have to pay for an ignition interlock...Read more »
Not sure of your question. But required DUI Classes are given across this State, and at different times/days. You probably need to find another DUI Class in another County. Your Sentence will require every requirement completed within 11mo/29 days, period.
Yes... Your lawyer needs to ask the DA and the Judge to include this as part of your Sentencing or Judgment. It is at the Court's discretion, but many Counties are not set up for Work Release. If you already are convicted, then your lawyer might still make a Motion. Make your lawyer do his job.
He needs to get his Driver's License now. The DUI with all its Sentencing and Insurance requirements, and costs must be met. If he is in Florida then he needs to do what it takes to get a Florida Driver's License. There is plenty of time here, get it done, then go to Court. Most...Read more »
Hire a competent attorney who knows what Civil Forfeiture is. You must file a cash Bond and demand a Hearing before the DOS immediately. If DOS does not get involved, then you have to sue the Seizing Agency for Conversion, but it is still a GTLA proceeding. If the property is not worth much,...Read more »
I was pulled over two years ago for reckless driving I paid the ticket but didn't go to court. I lost my job over this ticket recently and want to get the points off is there a way I can just take a driving course and get my points off?
Probably not as you have already been convicted. But the points are recorded for the last 12 months on your MVR, so that Speeding Violation's Points should have already been cleansed from the system. That is the Conviction will always be on your Record, but the Points should be gone by now.
I am an Army Veteran. Months before I got out of the Army I got a DUI, I retained a lawyer and got my charges down to reckless driving and state minimum fines and my license suspended for a year. I have completed the year and I have also paid all of my fines to the state of Tennesee. Here is my... Read more »
You need to get your attorney on your Case to do his job. Depending on the Court you were in, either a Judgment of Conviction or the General Sessions Warrant with the Disposition should contain all of your Sentencing requirements. If necessary hire a competent Tennessee attorney to get certified...Read more »
i currently am in the process of getting them after 13 years! looks like after all this time i wouldnt have to have it or take a dui class either? havent had any more trouble since then an dont drink anymore.
Very doubtful, as the blow meter is for a restricted license. Whatever the case, you have to do what the Department of Safety says you have to do. It does not make any difference what you or some court clerk think you have to do. Take the time to get the DOS to give you a full list,...Read more »
I do not know what that drug is, but the State can claim anything in your system influences your driving. And there is a threshold amount for Sentencing purposes for Alcohol only, with no particular amounts making a difference for drugs. So TN can probably charge you with DUI with that in your...Read more »
my theft charge was a misdemeanor theft under $500 . i got arrested in walmart last night on suspicon of being drunk . they didnt give me any tests. paid $270 to get out of jail and i wont have a court date because it said i pled guily . ive paid all my fines for my previous charge and im on my... Read more »
Told there was additional jail time because I decided to fight it in criminal Court, and if I don't take the guilty plea and still found guilty I will have to finish my 48hrs and have more time added? bac wasn't over.20 so what am I looking at 7 days minimum. I know the max
You already know...7 days to serve, on a 11 mo/29 day Sentence. But you also have all the First Offense DUI requirements which are extensive and expensive. At Criminal Court you can file Motions, like Suppression, Discovery, Bifurcated Trial, etc. Giving BAC was a mistake, but maybe consent...Read more »
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