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Person was under 21 when offense occurred.
Yes. It will show up as an arrest and an adjudication and not a conviction.
I was driving home and came upon a car that had driven into a snow bank. Police were on the scene. I swerved to avoid a car that was stopped, police asked if I had been drinking and gave me sobriety test. Eventually I was taken to the processing center and had blood drawn. Told I would receive something in mail in 2 weeks if charged. It's been a month and I have heard nothing. I am wondering if I should call the police and ask if any charges have been filed?
It is generally not advisable to speak to the police on your own when there is a possibility of criminal charges. At...
DRIVERS LICENSE IS SUSPENDED. THE LICENSE WAS CONFISCATED AND I APPEALED THE DECISION.
Yes. You do not need to surrender your license to PennDOT during an appeal, but you certainly can do that.
It also says i failed a sobriety test but i was never given one
DUI cases are complicated and technical matters. You should hire a local attorney experienced in this stuff as soon as...
the Arrest Report form asks about reportable offenses. the DUi just happened, and we dont have police report yet - not sure what actual charges will be. Since this is his first offence, how horrible will this be - how will it affect his chances to become a teacher? he plans to to the ARD. he's devastated.
Does the form ask about convictions? As of now he is not convicted, correct? I say hire a lawyer and beat the DUI...
Got 2 dui's...completed iop my first one but didn't comets the after care part....got my second dui n completed treatment....but I brought all this up to my probation officer m he said that as long as I complete my 2nd dui treatment it would count my first as well...i didn't have to complete two treatments in other words...now I'm eligible to drive n they cleared my acts except for my first one in 2008....paid for everything now n saying they need this act???? Need help...
Likely, DMV and Court in PA haven't different legal requirements. The PO likely only knows about court's requirement....