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How does a license suspension hearing go and what are the penalties
Spouse got pulled over for "blocked plate". Officer stated that there is no ball on trailer hitch allowed.. But there was no blocking of the plate. Spouse had a suspension on license without knowing was taken to lock up. Posting bond now. There will be a court date.. Not sure what to do next.
Recent court decisions provide that if a trailer ball blocks any number/letter on the plate from ANY angle, then the...
Can I volunteer time labor (cleaning, cooking etc) at my local jail or court house in Allegan county to pay off my fines?
I served 3 days in jail already for a suspended license violation. My fines are almost two thousand dollars.. the job I have now barley pays the bills much less put food on the table for my kids. So I'm wondering if I can do basically community service to put towards my fines?
Check with your probation officer. A lot of judges make those kind of arrangements. If you are not on probation, then...
Is Driving while Impaired - Alcohol the same as Driving while Visually Impaired?
I was with the prosecuting attorney during the pre-trial. I was charged with possession of Marijuana and Operating while Intoxicated. We made a deal and agreed to have the charge of possession dropped and drop my charge to Driving while Impaired - Alcohol. I was told of all the fines to expect from the prosecuting which is everything for Driving while visibly impaired. $300 fine, 2 - $500 driver responsibility fees. Restricted Licsense for 30 days. 4 points. I understand the prosecuting attorney can lie to me. I understand I should of had a lawyer, I could not afford one and I was not appointed one due to how much I "made" ($10 an hour) Was I duped to getting a DUI/OWI I never heard the Prosecutor ever say the word "Visibly" although he did write down Driving while Impaired -Alcohol. I am afraid I got duped into getting the charge that has a consequence of $100 to $500 fine and 2 Driver responsibility charges of $1000. 6 points. Suspended license. What do you guys think? If you need any more info let me know and thank you so much. (I know, I made a huge mistake and this charge has turned my life around for the better) Sentencing is tomorrow. I know I will figure it out
It is the same thing, just another way of saying it. Driving While Visibly Impaired is the official charge. It is often...
I was charged with dwls, in allegan county MI, am I likely to face jail time or just a fine?
I have a revoked licence due to two DUI's. The first was in 2010 I was sentence 6 months probation and a fine. 2012 I received my second dui and was charged 2 years probation, 45 day alcohol monitoring, and a fine. I also have a misd. for operating a motorcycle w/o endorsement in 2009 that I was fined for. Also a minor in possession of alcohol in 2008 I was fined for. When I received the dwls I was traveling from my employer home. I was stopped for a brake light failure.
Jail is possible, but from my experience the standard sentencings are either fines/costs or probation. However, you...
Was arrested for drunk and disorderly and MIP in MI. also got fake IDs taken away
I am mostly worried about the fake ID part. I have an attorney but what is most likely going to happen regarding the fake IDs?
If you have a lawyer, he or she would be in the best position to assess your situation, consider the facts of your case...
What will most likely be my punishment for a MIP and disorderly person/drunk in Allegan, MI
Over the weekend, my boyfriend was arrested for a DUI and I was arrested for minor in possession of alcohol and drunk/disorderly person. I spent about 15 hours in jail and my car was towed because my boyfriend was driving it. I blew a .350 and I gave the officers a lot of attitude in my drunken stupor. I am wondering what will most likely be my punishment with an experienced lawyer, and if I should plead guilty or not guilty. (I have already gotten one MIP but beat the case and believe it is off my record, also, I'm not sure if it matters but I am from Chicago, and I am 19)
While you punishment is difficult to predict - GET A LAWYER - while these may seem like youthful indiscretions when you...
Charged with MIP and drunk and disorderly (age 19), boyfriend (age 24) first year teacher OWI
Over Memorial Day weekend, my boyfriend got arrested for a OWI and I got arrested for a MIP and drunk and disorderly person in Sagatuk, MI. I have an attorney for my case as well as he does but we are stuck playing the waiting game. Sean (boyfriend) is a first year teacher in Illinois (where we live). His school found out about the arrest 3 days after. Today, in a meeting to discuss what will happen, a member of the school board had a copy of his police report that said there was drug paraphernalia in the car (my car), which is impossible; and neither of us were charged or told anything about that until today. My car was towed on sight. Also, could he later be charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor? Any thoughts/ suggestions will help. Thank you so much.
You both have attorneys, which is great, so they are the ones you need to ask these questions. The system is not fast...