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Q: I have a 3rd dui, will I do some jail time, during the Corona virus
Frank B. Ford
Frank B. Ford answered on Feb 9, 2021

IF you are convicted of an OWI 3rd, there is a mandatory 30 days jail, and it can be up to 5 years. Without knowing more, it is impossible to say if you will actually be convicted of that. If you are convicted of OWI 3rd, the Judge may not make you serve it right away, given the pandemic. Even... Read more »

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Q: Hi. So i am on sobriety court through royal oak for a dui. Due to corona virus and testing suspended.

My testing has been suspended as of today due to corona virus. My probation officer just sent an email saying my testing has been suspended for now and when the time comes i can take a hair or blood test. Is this legal?

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Apr 14, 2020

Yes. Your participation in sobriety court is voluntary (I realize that it may not have seemed like it when you plead). And as part of your continued participation, you agree to a number of conditions and waiver of some rights. Most important, you are subject to the reasonable demands and... Read more »

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