North Dakota DUI / DWI Questions & Answers

Q: I was pulled over and charged for a DWI with no evidence except for speeding and there was a smell on my clothes?

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Answered on Feb 21, 2019
Lucas Wynne's answer
The officer's actions seem problematic. Better get a lawyer.

Q: Recently charged with a DUI. First time offender, blew .175 at the station. Do I need a lawyer or just go to court?

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Answered on Nov 14, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
My suggestion is usually the same, if you need a doctor for a surgery, then you will need a lawyer for court.

Q: What steps could I take after receiving a minor in consumption of alcohol (MIC) at the age of 18 to get off my record?

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Answered on Sep 7, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
You seek a diversion, deferral, or dismissal.

Q: I got a dui in Watford City ND and I live in Oklahoma and I can’t afford to make it back to court in ND what do I do?

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Answered on Sep 7, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
Call and hire a defense lawyer in North Dakota rather than allow a warrant that can impact your employment and housing options go unhandled. Attorneys like myself handle this exact situation every day.

Q: My husband just got a DUI. court is in one week. We are thinking of calling the cop involved to beg for mercy.

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Answered on Jan 20, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
Listen to your lawyer. Calling the officer will have no impact, the case is in the prosecutor's hands. Most people who attempt to negotiate with the prosecutor on their own end up digging a deeper hole.

Q: A 19yr old is at a private party and isn't drinking alcohol. 21 year olds are drinking. If cops arrive can 19yo be fined

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Answered on Oct 29, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
There is not enough information available to answer your question. If you have been charged, it's time to lawyer up.

Q: No lawyer yet, pretrial conference tomorrow, can I ask for a continuance?

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Answered on Sep 20, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
I am sorry that I did not see this question sooner. Hopefully things worked out for you.

Q: Didn't complete DUI program in Cali. Moved to North Dakota was issued new DL. DUI was in 08. Will there be any problems

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Answered on Aug 26, 2014
David Nelson Jolly's answer
Your DUI charge and possible conviction obviously ended with the requirement of you completing a recommended course of alcohol treatment. The Court typically monitors such treatment and if not completed can impose further sanctions, such as jail. The DMV/DOL has similar powers and if treatment is not completed can suspend your driver’s license.

In your case the California DMV does have the power to suspend your ability to drive in that state. However, there is an “Interstate...

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