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I have a warrant out for my arrest for failure to appear, what should I do?
The lady from asap told me I did not have to attend the court date. I'm a bit confused about what to do.
The lady from ASAP isn't the judge who decides whether you have to be there or not, so listening to her isn't the smart...
Alcoholic ( soon to be ex) husband put his work vehicle in son's name. He did this after he got a DUI. Can this cause problems?
During the pedent lite hearing, we were told not to get rid of any assets. I recently learned that my husband told our 17 year old that he was giving his vehicle to him and that when he got his license he could get it. My husband bought another work vehicle after. 1) If my husband has problems, accidents, or tickets while the vehicle is in our son's name, will it become a problem for our son? 2) Was it lawful for my husband to change the title over to our son after the judge said not to get rid of any assets?
1) Yes. If your son allows his father to use the vehicle knowing that his father is unlicensed, he could be liable for...
Can I suggest rehab to court for estranged husbands 1st DUI in Va.?
He refused the breath test , spent one night in jail and vehicle was towed. He was restrained by 6 officers when he had gotten offended at their perceived disrespect towards him.He has a lawyer. He is normally a nice person but when he relapses it's a shame..We have been trying to get him to accept help for over a year since his relapse,Kids fear for him.He goes to court the 19th of this month.He has good insurance that can pay for rehab.He really needs help.His disease is costing our family much loss and heartache.
If he is found guilty of the DUI, then VASAP will be ordered. That is the basic program required by the state for such...
Virginia DMV authority in DUI case.
I agreed to a first offense DUI plea in Virginia. The court records do not require me to attend VASAP. What gives the DMV authority to withhold my drivers license until I complete VASAP?
Virginia law requires you to complete VASAP unless you went through the process of getting the judge to relieve you of...
Virginia DMV authority in DUI case.
I agreed to a first offense DUI plea in Virginia. The court records do not require me to attend VASAP. What gives the DMV authority to withhold my drivers license until I complete VASAP?
Attendance to VASAP is required by Virginia Code section 18.2-271.1. A link to the statute is below. Though your...
I was convicted of a DWI, refusal of blood test on Jan.30,2012. Can a judge suspend asap if incarcerated for years?
I was basically pulled by the same officer everytime he saw me. I always passed his sobriety test until he pulled me at 230am and he failed me for not following his finger. I passed all the other tests. He was aware of the medication I took and arrested me for dwi of prescription drugs. At the time I had to have medical reports yearly for dmv and I still had a valid license. Due to my criminal record my attorny told me I couldn't fight it because I would not win. The officer has been taken off patrol and sits at a desk because of harrassment with other people. I spent 4 years in prison for other charges and I don't feel like I should have to complete asap. I did jail time and I've been in treatment.
You've learned a valuable lesson: you can't win if you don't fight. But on to your question regarding VASAP....
Do i need to list a DUI if the application asks if i've been convicted of violation of the law other than minor traffic violatio
The DUI was in NC in 2006. I'm applying for a teaching job.
A dwi is not considered a minor traffic violation. Speeding or no turn on red are but not dwi. It is considered a...