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Can i pay the courts for community service hours in Rhode Island?
I lost my license 3+ years ago for speeding and was required to do the 6 week driving course for 850$ and 60 hours community service. Since my license is lost and i am far from places that accepts community service unless i pay for rides from family/friends or taxi both of which i cannot afford because i cant work with no car. Soo you can see how i am stuck. Would i be able offer the courts 10$ per hour of my community service and 850$ same day and get my license back so i can actually drive to my driving course for 6 weeks? If so how? Thanks. Also if you're a lawer in the area that can make it happen i would love to hire you.
It is very unusual that you're in a place that does not have a non-profit organization, church, or charity that will...
My son received a dwi in New Hampshire , he has a Rhode Island license. How does effect his Rhode Island license?
He registered .11 on breathalyzer
You should make sure he is represented by an attorney in New Hampshire. They will best be able to advise you of...
If a cop pulls somebody over for a DUI but instead gives them a traffic ticket, is the DUI information carried to traffic court?
Lets say you're pulled over and the cop breathalyzes you and you're over the limit and instead of detaining you, gives you a ride home and gives you a speeding ticket. If you challenge the ticket in court, can the cop use the fact that you were driving under the influence against you? Or is that dismissed since you weren't charged with a DUI?
First of all, it wounds like you may have dodged a bullet. The state can bring the DUI charges against you at any time...
My wife was rear-ended and was charged with dui, she took a blood test, how can we get results of this test?
we are rhode island residents the accident took place in rhode island. it was called a misdemeanor. she does not drink at all and does not take any drugs
Since DUI is typically charged in state court as a misdemeanor and not a civil infraction you have the right to see all...
Dui out of state home state Connecticut ... State of arrest RI .. Is this my first offense or 2nd and will I be going to jail?
I was arrested for a dui in RI it's a long story but I think I was drugged at the bar because I don't remember any thing. It was during spring break ...The thing is I'm from CT and also had a dui two years ago. I took the alcohol classes and the charges where dropped. Will this be my second offense or my first offense and will I go to jail. No one was hurt and there was no accident: I'm just worried sick and can't believe i have to shame my family again. If I was of sound mind I would of just slept it of or got a taxi but I don't remember and that is what truly worries me. the only logically reason I see that cause me to drive was that I was trying to get away from someone. Any information would be great thank you, Sandra
You should retain a Rhode Island DUI lawyer as soon as possible. In RI, DUI convictions from other states do count...
"Abort tamper" on ignition interlock device for no reason, in Rhode Island.
Hi, i have an ignition interlock device from the company smart start and I was going to leave work yesterday and I blew into the device and got a reading that said "abort tamper " . I did not try to tamper with the device in any way and to be honest I am very nervous about this situation. About a minute later I blew into the device and it worked properly and let me start the truck. As soon as i got home, i took a video of myself blowing into the device with a time stamp on it to prove I have not been drinking and that i think the device had a glitch and to show the device was not tampered with. I called smart start and they said that it didn't mean that I was tampering with the device they said that It meant that my hand might have been been blocking the vent in the back of the device. What can I expect to happen? I would not want to be charged with something that I did not do because the device is not working properly. Should I hire an attorney? Will I be arrested? I'm really getting tired of this device not working properly , it's very critical that this device works and I'm afraid of loosing my freedom or licence because of faulty equipment. I had smart start make a note.
Unfortunately, we have received many complaints of a similar nature. Always have a witness if possible to document...
Post DUI License Reinstatement Denied...Appeal Options?
My Rhode Island license was suspended for two years following my third DUI. I applied to have my license reinstated after the two years was up a few months ago and I received a letter from the RI DMV Medical Review Board stating my license would not be reinstated at this time because I did not meet a vague list of requirements relating to my psychiatric and mental health. For instance they say I need a letter from a medical professional certifying I have been in treatment with said professional for 12 months and that I have not consumed any alcohol during that time. My question is whether, how and what I can do about this moving forward. I feel like the letter and requirements are, first and foremost, very vague and unclear. Secondly these requirements were never communicated to me during my sentencing or at any time until my license reinstatement was denied. The idea of waiting another year for my license to be reinstated is heart breaking and moreover I do not understand exactly what they want me to do and how to even go about it. Do I have any options for hiring a lawyer to appeal this decison?
I handle cases like this in California, you need to hire an attorney who does medical dmv hearings in RI