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How much should a lawyer charge for a repeat DWI offender?
Just wondering what the normal fee is for a 2nd DWI offense within 10 years. I would like to know 4k or 5k?
There is no set fee schedule DWI cases because every case is unique and has its own particular issues. Before I quote...
Conditional license from DMV?
I was recently convicted of DWAI in New York. I also attended a hearing at the DMV because I refused to take the breathalyzer when I was arrested. After the hearing, the DMV took my license away for a year based on my refusal. Can I get a conditional license? The woman judge hearing the case was really mean.
You can apply for the conditional license in light of the plea.
My friend's car was impounded following at arrest for drunk driving in NYS but is likely to get the car back?
My friend was arrested for driving while intoxicated and blew a 0.09 at the precinct a little over a week ago. He was released the next day as it was his first offense. He was driving a friends car however and it is impounded in Nassau County. He went to the court once after the arrest and he cannot drive for 30 days and has to reappear in court in January. The owner of the car and the driver have to go get the car in about 2 weeks but apparently it is possible to have the car taken away. Is there a good chance for the car to be given back since it was not the drivers car?
There is a strong chance the car will be returned. There is a an innocent owner argument to be made on the owner's side....
When would I need to retake my road test for a dwi conviction?
I was convicted of a dwi and on my breathalyzer test, I blew a .2. I now took a plea in which my full license will be revoked for a year. Would my license automatically be restored after a year assuming I don't violate probation and take the classes?
I suggest you review the information contained on the NYS DMV website at:
I got a DWI. My ticket says I'm to appear in court at 4:00 A.M. which is wrong. Can I get the charge thrown out because of this?
I got a DWI. My ticket says I'm to appear in court at 4:00 A.M. which is wrong. Can I get the charge thrown out because of this?
I do not think that the summons stating the wrong time to appear in court is a critical error that will lead to a dismissal.
Can aggravated DWI ever be reduced to DWAI in NY State?
Circumstances: officer followed me for speeding, then pulled me over when I briefly inched over the double yellow, approx 3:05 AM. I was no longer in a low speed zone when he pulled me over. I am on Adderall, and did not believe myself to be intoxicated, otherwise I would not have chosen to drive. At the station, the officer mentioned that he appreciated how respectful I was, and noted to the officer administering the breathalyzer that I was very remorseful. They claimed verbally that I blew a .20, but wrote on the paperwork that it was .12. They made this "mistake" twice. Told me if I show up to court I should be "fine." I've read conflicting information about whether I could get a plea bargain to DWAI in NY State. I have an otherwise clean record, excellent educational background, etc.
Can it? Yes of course. Will it? Unlikely. In some places absolutely not absent extraordinary circumstances. You've...
New York DMV DUI refusal hearing not rescheduled
I was arrested in August 2014 for DUI in Poughkeepsie, New York. A refusal hearing was held, but the cop did not show up, and my license was reinstated; I have paid no fines to the state, either court or DMV. It is now November 2015 and the DMV still has not rescheduled the refusal hearing. The criminal case is ongoing and is expected to go to trial in spring 2016. Will the DMV simply never reschedule the refusal hearing? Are they waiting for a disposition in the criminal case? I'd like to take advantage of the cop making statements at the refusal hearing and use these to impeach his credibility at trial. My license has remained valid the entire time, except two weeks immediately after the arrest.
The DMV moves at its own pace. Your attorney can follow-up and make sure nothing has been missed but there is no rhyme...