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What happens if the police officer does not show up at the suppression hearing for my DWI?
Can the judge dismiss the case, or will it just get rescheduled?
It will most likely be rescheduled. At some point the judge may preclude certain evidence if the officer does not show...
Are there first offender programs in NYC that would be an equivalent to California's FOP programs?
A judge gave a me a bit of a break from postponing my move to New York but said I would need to find an equivalent program to California's FOP program for a recent DUI charge. Are there any of these programs that you can take online also?
There is the NYS Drunk Driving Program but it is not on-line. It is required of all persons convicted of DWI and DWAI...
DWI Confusion Doctrine. Asked for a lawyer, but was not allowed to make any phone calls.
I was parked @ a gas station 2am & had gotten back into my car after pumping gas.Cop car pulled in behind me and just sat there.Had issue with my car n knew I would b pulled ovr so I I waited there.Was arrested for DWI (2ND one in 3 yrs) & brought to police station.Officers continuously asked me to submit to breathalyzer.I declined and asked for blood test. Eventually was read some kind of rights from a card that officer had.I was asked if I understood.I said I do not and that I wanted to talk to a lawyer.Officer read the card again.I said I still do not understand and wanted a lawyer and a blood test.Would this be considered a case pertaining to confusion doctrine?I thought I was allowed 2 consult lawyer in deciding what I should do-miranda.Charges:Refusal and DWI.No Chemical tests done.
I've never heard of the "DWI Confussion Doctrine." I believe as the law currently is, you may have a defense on the...
DWI Confusion Doctrine. Asked for a lawyer, but was not allowed to make any phone calls.
I was parked @ a gas station 2am & had gotten back into my car after pumping gas.Cop car pulled in behind me and just sat there.Had issue with my car n knew I would b pulled ovr so I I waited there.Was arrested for DWI (2ND one in 3 yrs) & brought to police station.Officers continuously asked me to submit to breathalyzer.I declined and asked for blood test. Eventually was read some kind of rights from a card that officer had.I was asked if I understood.I said I do not and that I wanted to talk to a lawyer.Officer read the card again.I said I still do not understand and wanted a lawyer and a blood test.Would this be considered a case pertaining to confusion doctrine?I thought I was allowed 2 consult lawyer in deciding what I should do-miranda.Charges:Refusal and DWI.No Chemical tests done.
I've never heard of the "DWI Confussion Doctrine." I believe as the law currently is, you may have a defense on the...
DWI and US Citizenship
I live in New York. I have the following question: In 2006 I have been arrested for smoking marihuana and was sentenced to 1 year probation, after that my record was expunged. In 2010 I was arrested and charged criminal mischief 4th degree (a felony) and DWI. I had a good lawyer and the criminal mischief was dropped, and I did a plea on the DWI for 1 year conditional discharge + some TASC AEP courses and monitoring. I aplied for US citizenship in the meantime. I still havent finished the tasc monitoring and it happens so that my interview will be 1 week before I finish the tasc monitoring. What should I do, and with such a background will I receive US Citizenship?
You have to show good moral character within five years preceding the date of filing your application. With two...
Also, when I was released after serving 4 months, I was told to go back to court for my probation info, and they made a mistake
and remanded me back to Rikers Island and try to make me serve the 4 months all over again. Luckily the Captains and guards recognized me and I explained to them what happened, but still, I was there from Friday to Monday until they figured out their mistake. Can this mistake help me get my Felony sealed or expunged?
Unfortunately, the mistake in taking away your freedom does not change the law as regards sealing or expunging records...
Dui in NY will i have to go to jail?
I was arrested on a DUI in NY city and I have to go to court in august. I have never being arrested before, I had high alcohol level almost double of what is permitted. Because of the DUI will I have to go to jail Should I hire a private lawyer ? I liked the public dependent but she was fast and not much attention to me.
Without knowing more ( was there an accident; other charges; etc it is impossible to try and predict the outcome of...