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Q: my brother lost his lic for a DUI for 6 months. is that from the date he was pulled over or from his court date?
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Dec 11, 2016

Typically the court order will clarify that the term of suspension of the license commences upon the issuing/ signing of the judge's order. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute... Read more »

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Q: Is there a difference in penalties between OUI, DUI, and DWI?
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Dec 11, 2016

There are different terms for the same basic crime: Operating while intoxicated, driving under the influence, etc. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any... Read more »

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Q: Can I be charged with a DUI if my test was below .08?
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq. answered on Dec 6, 2016

If you're under the legal drinking age, then quite possibly. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice nor does it create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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Q: I got arrested for DUI and it's my first offense. I am worried I will get fired if my employer finds out.

Is there any way to keep this off of my record?

Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko answered on Oct 30, 2016

Keeping it off your record may not be enough. In this age, your employer may well find out regardless. Have you considered the possibility of consulting with an employment lawyer to discuss whether you are better off telling your employer up front?

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Q: I have twu DWI's but haven't had a license in ten years, can I get my license back without getting a breathalyzer instal
David Nelson Jolly
David Nelson Jolly answered on Aug 26, 2014

Getting your license back depends on a number of factors that I am not aware of at this point in time. The thing to do is confirm with your local DMV/DOL why your license is suspended or, alternatively, what is needed to reinstate your privilege to drive. Many States will require you to install... Read more »

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