I already had a warrant and went to jail. Now I have to go to court for contempt. I paid my bond to get out until my court date. I also paid an extra $50 towards my fine directly after I got out of jail. What else can I do to stay out of jail?
Call the attorney that assisted you with the DUI. If you had a Public Defender, you can try contacting them. You really should hire an attorney to appear in court with you to increase your chances of staying out of jail. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.
It depends on the agency where it was completed. If it is the designated agency for the specific county where your DUI is pending, it should be sent directly to court. For example, if it was Central States Institute in Cook County, they will send a copy directly to the courtroom on your next court...Read more »
Some of the paperwork can be created or another agency can do it instead. You will need to have an administrative hearing with the secretary of state. I recommend that you contact Attorney Larry Davis for drivers license reinstatement in your geographic area
If you are asking about an evaluation for a SOS hearing, it's six months. You want to do your classes first not only to make sure your update is current but also to incorporate any new information after completing classes.
I was pulled over for speeding about a half a mile from my house. I was trying to get home to use the bathroom. When I pulled into my driveway the officer said he smelled alcohol and that I appeared under the influence. I was placed under arrest. I refused a breathalyzer and a FST. I was taken into... Read more »
His name is Charles kerr from tampa and I would like to sue him-not his parents etc I just want him to see how it is not to have a life. My sister was an 18 year old homecoming queen and then she was killed.
Unless you have 4 or more convictions for DUI yes you can. First you have to resolve the driving while revoked ticket. Then you will have to have a hearing with the Illinois Secretary of State. There’s a long process to getting ready for that and you should consider retaining an attorney.
I have a guilty plea with supervision until 05/30/2020, recorded on 05/29/2019. I was given a ticket for a headlight being out, and driving on a suspended. I had a lawyer but then took a position for the state and was unable to represent me anymore. He said something about paying a reinstatement... Read more »
It sounds as though you are suspended simply because you did not pay the $250 reinstatement fee; in other words, the time on your suspension has run. Paying the fee would, if that is correct, give you valid privileges which will may help with the ticket....Read more »
I hired an attorney, paid the fine, paid for and attended the classes, and Missouri is saying they have no proof. Well neither do I after nearly a quarter of a century. My license in Illinois expires in April. I've spoken to Jefferson City who referred me to Satop. They told me I have to attend the... Read more »
Prosecutor? Mine happened on private property and my attorney is reluctant to file the petition to rescind SSS because he says the don't all get sent. I dont agree nor believe that. I'm going to fire him and I just hired him.
I got a DUI a couple months back, and the judge gave me a plea deal which would make my charge a misdemeanor. Whenever I got the DUI, I didn’t have my license at the time. I did not know that I had to have a clean drug test to the court before a month in advanced, and there was still marijuana in... Read more »
The judge does not make charging decisions or downgrade or upgrade charges. That is up to the prosecutor. Since it sounds like you violated the terms of the plea, all bets are off. They can if they wish upgrade it but are not required to do so. You should find a private lawyer or if you cannot...Read more »
I received a DUI the state of Missouri, Summer of 2016. It resulted in my license being suspended and having to complete a SATOP program. I’m now a Illinois resident and am looking to getting my license here.
When you apply, Illinois will check the national registry. Most likely you will be listed as “not eligible“ in Missouri due to not completing the required courses. If that happens, Illinois will not license you.
They said as long as I did not get arrested again i wouldn't have to. I did not but I got only 1 ticket for a red light from a camera and the letter from the court house says as long as I had no citations.... so do I have to show up in april??
Those are like expensive parking tickets. Not a moving violation and I doubt the prosecutor in your supervision case will even be aware of it and or care. If they do, they have to file papers and notify you.
The officer is only required to offer a breath or blood test once at the police station. But, first he must read you the "Warning to Motorist" form explaining the consequences of taking the test or refusing. On the road he is not required to offer any chemical testing.
You will need a hearing with the Secretary of State after obtaining the necessary documentation, including a drug/alcohol evaluation and any recommendations for follow up. This is an oversimplification of a complicated process.
Not really sure what you are looking for with an answer from this question. If you have been charged with a DUI, you need to hire an attorney right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the sooner that attorney can start working on your case. There are time sensitive matters when dealing with a...Read more »
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