You need to retain a lawyer or at least consult with one. If you are wrong, there is mandatory jail time that ranges from 60 days to 6 months. If your license was ever suspended for DUI and if it was never restored then it is in fact a DUI suspension. The law says it is always going to be DUI...Read more »
I was pulled over tonight and the officer said he wanted to administer a sobriety test based on the fact that my pupils appeared to be dilated. I informed him I was taking prescription medication yet he gave me the test anyway, told me I didn’t “really” pass and said that was probable cause... Read more »
Here is the thing, prescription drugs can make you illegale to drive if you ate under the influence. Whether or not he had probable cause to believe you have controlled substances is certainly arguable. If you appeared impaired and admitted to taking medications one could certainly argue he had...Read more »
officer she said it was hers, they only thing her and driver had to do was provide license, the officer took container and dumped it, and they were allowed to leave... She just got citation in mail, never recieved anything onsite.. can she fight it
Based on your description of the facts? Maybe. The fact that the officer did not issue the citation at the scene of the crime is not a defense. It is within their discretion to issue the citation up to 30 days after the date of the incident. If they didnt issue it within 30 days there is a...Read more »
DUI defendants face what's known as "escalating penalties" in Pennsylvania: the more you rack up, the harsher the penalty. So it all depends on your prior record, how many DUI convictions you have, and how much time has passed between each of them.
My lawyer helped me throughout my DUI trial and told me that after I completed my ARD, paid all fines, and finished 6 months of probation without any problems, that I could apply to be let off probabtion early (sentenced to 12 months probation) and have the DUI expunged. I am at this step now and... Read more »
To answer your question, yes you can absolutely do it yourself but you have to ask yourself do you know what you are doing? If you file for expungement and if it is not correct then it would not be taken off of your record. If your pipes are leaking at home are you going to hire a plumber so it...Read more »
I just received an underage from 3 months ago. My race is wrong on the report. Also, the person driving is trying to get his charges dropped by claiming the officer made an unlawful stop. How will all that affect my fine?
1st time offender no priors . Like I said she's not on our lease but she does live here but she does also have that other address somewhere else she just stays with us mom and dad thank you i guess im asking if i can be evicted?
Per the facts you put forth you are a first offense DUI (there is a 10 year lookback period). However, this is your third offense lifetime. Some District Attorneys will want to add time because of this. You are looking at a likely mandatory sentence of up to 72 hours, with a $1000 fine in...Read more »
Some counties allow a second DUI ARD. Many dont. The only way to get this answer is to contact a local attorney. Lancaster County has very specific rules to get ARD and if you dont adhere to them strictly they will deny.
You dont pose a question to be answered. Reckless driving carries a suspension with it so its a ticket you probably want to plead not guilty. Stopping you when you parked is not a defense, ao hopefully there are better facts. You probably should do a full conaultation with an experienced traffic...Read more »
There is almost no way to answer this question with the information provided. If the officer suspected your tint was illegal he could stop you to investigate. The actual legality of it would not necessarily be a defense. However, it might be. The attendant facts are pretty important here. You...Read more »
My girlfriend was convicted of her first DUI in July 2019. Before receiving her paperwork, she got another DUI. Both in the 3rd tier. Last night she got another DUI with a minor in the car. She is currently in rehab. Will they all be considered 3 first offenses?
Unfortunately not. The law changed several years ago and closed up that loophole.
Her best bet to avoid serving time is to continue in rehab and try to take advantage of some sort of treatment diversionary court. Having a good criminal defense attorney will certainly help in that regard,...Read more »
Your PennDOT Restoration Rights Letter should tell you all about your suspensions and when you're eligible to have your driving privileges restored. A 2nd DUI carries an 18 month license suspension. Perhaps you had an additional suspension for something else for another 6 months? Check the...Read more »
Scheduled but scheduled for after my probation end date. Went to trial was placed on another 12 months probation. I think is ridiculous completed my classes. Still on probation 2 months left. Never have been drug the entire time. I was assaulted 2 week's by my boyfriend had to go to ER for... Read more »
Hard for anyone to answer the fairness question. Who knows, maybe? To the rest of it if you left them a bunch of messages you should be fine. You may want to consult with a local attorney. It is unusual they would supervise you in a different county for exactly this reason. Talk with an...Read more »
You probably should talk to your attorney about this. He could mean a lot of things. He could mean he is running the sentences concurrently. He could mean he is running them both as second offense DUIs. He could mean a lot of things. Chances are they will both be on your record, and chances...Read more »
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