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3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for California on
Q: Can my DUI case be dismissed if I was not legally arrested. The officer stated on the supplemental/ narrative report I

The report states he gave me field sobriety and blood test. This is a false statement no test were taken. The warrant was not signed or approved.

William Joseph Duffy
William Joseph Duffy answered on Oct 6, 2020

False statements by a peace officer go to the officer's credibility at trial or motion. Assertions that the officer lied in a report can only yield a dismissal of the charges if you fight your case. The prosecutor assigned to file cases will take the officer at their word and file charges.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Arkansas on
Q: 5-65-103 1ST         DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED - DWI 1ST; MU I'm needing to know what the MU means
James E Hensley Jr
James E Hensley Jr answered on Oct 4, 2020

"MU" means "Misdemeanor Unclassified." In Arkansas Misdemeanors are classified as

A Up to 1 year in the county jail and $2,500. This is for DWI 1.

B Up to 90 days in the county jail and $1,000.

C Up to 30 days in the county jail and $500 fine.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Washington on
Q: How do I know that I need a lawyer?

I live in Kirkland, WA and am not currently employed.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 4, 2020

A Washington attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. From the brief description, it isn't clear what the matter involves, as it is posted across several categories. For starters, if you were injured (you posted under Personal Injury), you could reach out to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: Looking for a lawyer. For my boyfriend he missed court in shepherdsville
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 4, 2020

Call my office. (502) 589-6916 if you still need a lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Immigration Law and Tax Law for Maryland on
Q: Can I get a driver's license in Maryland as an illegal alien who has been in the US only for a year?

Hello everyone,

I have been living in the US for just a year now. I entered with a b1 visa and overstayed it. I am aware that it is illegal but as an African, I didn't have any real chances of obtaining a residency in the US.

That said, I work hard every day hoping my American... Read more »

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Oct 3, 2020

Yes. Maryland repealed the requirement to prove legal status in the US in order to obtain a driver’s license; however, a license obtained by an illegal immigrant is not the same as a license obtained by someone with legal status. They look similar, but it is not a legal form of identification for... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Virginia on
Q: I received a D.U.I. approximately 8 years ago in Virginia, i paid all my fines, but was required to attend VASAP

I was also told I'd have to have a breathalyzer installed in my vehicle for at least 6 months. Last year or so I asked for a transcript of my charges to ask the D.M.V. what I need to to start getting my licenses reinstated. Since the breathalyzer wasn't present on my transcript would I... Read more »

Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer answered on Oct 3, 2020

In classic legal form the answer is it depends. If the court didn’t order you to have the interlock in your vehicle and you simply walked without driving during your suspension time you may be able to simply finish the ASAP course and pay your reinstatement fee to get your license back.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: I would like to get expungement on my record frm Pike county, ky,,I'm single mom on sick leave for 2 months without pay,

Is there a free site to do this and did ky law change it to 10 yrs before dui drops off your records

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 2, 2020

There is not a free site that does it (that I know of) and the look back is 10 years.

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois on
Q: What happens if you violate a term of unsupervised probation for a dwi
Theodore J. Harvatin
Theodore J. Harvatin answered on Sep 30, 2020

Anything from extending it to revoking it and jail.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and DUI / DWI for Illinois on
Q: I have 5,500 and $5 and unpaid tickets in Kansas I do not have the money to pay them tickets and I would like to know ho

This is in Kansas Wichita Kansas to be exact

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 30, 2020

You need to discuss this with a Wichita, Kansas, attorney. The sooner you do this, the better.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Car Accidents for Illinois on
Q: If I hire a lawyer to defend me in a case, what do I do if the attorney has done little to nothing for me. Pdf 2000$
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 21, 2020

If you are not happy with your attorney, you should hire a new attorney. The sooner you hire another attorney, the better. Make sure to tell your potential new attorney, what issues you had with your last attorney so the same issues do not come up.

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3 Answers | Asked in Child Support, DUI / DWI and Family Law for California on
Q: My ex has 2 DUI from not long ago and i just filed for child support. He claims this will send him to jail, is this true

Our child is currently one and throughout this time the father only shows up to see him 2-3 times a month for about 15 minutes. The financial support is in the form of formula and diapers and almost always comes from the fathers dad. I filled for child support and he is claiming that due to his two... Read more »

Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair answered on Sep 22, 2020

I don't think he can go to jail if a family court orders child support. If he violates that order he could have additional problems, including loss of driving privilege. But, he can get the order modified if his income changes so it's really up to him to keep on top of the child support order.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, DUI / DWI and Car Accidents on
Q: Statute of limitation

can the owner of the car sue me after 9 months after accident?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 20, 2020

It's possible they could. But you don't mention which state this takes place in. Regardless, 9 months would be within the statute of limitations of most any state. Nationwide, these differ from state to state. Many of the statutes of limitations run in the two-year to three-year range... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, DUI / DWI and Car Accidents for Tennessee on
Q: How do I remove a commercial vehicle from my insurance? I still have title in hand because buyer has not made payments.

We had a handshake agreement for buyer(long-time friend) to pay for a commercial van. 2009 Chevy, agreement was $3500, 500/month, never paid. He was supposed to transfer plates and insurance to his name but didn't, so it is still on our commercial insurance. We do not have contact with him or... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 18, 2020

You should be able to get DOS to issue a new title certificate in the purchaser's name. Ask your County Clerk first, then call Nashville. Once issued send a copy to your agent, and try to deliver the title to the owner. Also that is probably a lease with option to purchase transaction,... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Wisconsin on
Q: Is it possible to get an Ignition Interlock device removed early?
Walter A. Piel
Walter A. Piel answered on Sep 17, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles will not allow an Ignition Interlock Device to be removed early. Based on your driving record and the time period imposed by the Court, the DMV will enforce and monitor the time period you are required to have the device in your vehicle and the time period... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for New Jersey on
Q: I live in New Jersey but my license was suspended in New York. Am I able to apply for a license in New Jersey still?
James A. Abate
James A. Abate answered on Sep 17, 2020

You will be asked if you are suspended in any other state. So the answer is no.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Louisiana on
Q: Is it possible to not serve jail time for a felony dwi ?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 15, 2020

Actually no.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Louisiana on
Q: I have copd and cannot blow the required amount of time what do I do

License suspended since 2011 when I removed device

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 15, 2020

You need to complete the other terms of your probation or sentence and then hire a criminal attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois on
Q: I receive a called about unpaid fees for supervision,this is almost 6 months after my court appearance,is this posible?

I successfully completed my court ordered alcohol program,and before that my case worker never mention a due balance to me not even on the last day we saw each other.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 15, 2020

This is very simple to verify. Contact the Circuit Court Clerk in the County where you case was and ask them if you owe any fees. The Clerk will be able to check their system and tell you what is owed.

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