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Please advise if there is a statue Of limitations on a dui
I was arrested 9/9/2014 for a dui. However I was in my vehicle with an open container however the truck broke down and I was sleep in the vehicle because it was not operational. The police had to physically push the truck to my auto repair man shop which I was parked across from. The police never witness me driving nor did anyone report I was driving just that I was sleep in the car. I was fleeing from a domestic alterations and the drunk broke down. The police admitted to forgetting to file chargers and file over a year later. What can I do? ???
Get an attorney. Fight the case. Statute of limitations on a DUI is two years. They do have a time limit on filing...
Accident under the influence of alcohol
I am a PA resident and I got in a motorcycle accident in NJ last month. No other party was involved. I hit the tree branch during riding in rain and got hurt. A NJ police officer was at the accident. I was taken to hospital in PA. They did the blood work and I was told my alcohol level was over the limit. I have not heard anything from either NJ or PA police about the DUI. I was told by the nurse that police has 90 days to subpoena my medical records to charge me with DUI. Also if I am to charge with DUI, which state would have the jurisdiction?
If charges are filed they will be filed in New Jersey. That is where you drove, had the accident.
Dui 2nd offense with warrant
I have a friend that has a dui. its her 2nd offense. the offense occurred June 2009. She has a warrant currently because she failed to show in court. she would like to clear this matter up. what would be her first step. is she looking at jail time or could it be reduced because its been over 5 yrs? what fines are associated with such a charge? she is currently sober and has been for some time. she has a sponsor and have been attending meetings regularly. would that be taken into consideration? Thank you kindly
She needs to hire a lawyer right away. If the case is in Bucks County, then she will need to deal with the warrant...
Can I get a DUI charge if not arrested?
Hello. I was pulled over last night very drunk. The officers gave a sobriety test and I told them I couldn't stand on one leg because I had to much to drink. They sat me in the police car then drove me home and dropped me off leaving my truck on the side of the road. They did not take me to the police station, they did not do a breathalyzer, they did not take blood, and didn't give me any paperwork. Could I still get a DUI or does it sound like they let me go? Thanks.
Since you were so intoxicated, it is quite possible that the true facts of the event maybe different from what you...
Can I still get charged with dui?
The incident happened on 12/2/10 I didn't get anything(summons court date). I got a call from a state trooper on 4/9/12 saying I have a warrant for my arrest. I was never charged with a dui or arrested.
DUI's are usually commenced by Summons not arrest warrant. A summons commands your appearance in Court but does not...
Dui pulled over for no headlights but i had them on
the cops saw me pass thru a intersection. shorty after that the road i was on was an S shape with no street lights or houses. they pulled me over all 3 cop cars speeding up to me with lights on and 1 said he "thought my headlights were out" i never woulda made it if they were out an i have pics proving that the road isnt drivible without lights. said he smelled alc, i recited my abcs ok, failed to walk the line and blew a .14 and had a BAC taken. do i have a defense that i was stopped on an opinion of my headlights and not the way i was driving beacuse i can prove they were on and i think he just made it up so he could pull me over or just messed up seeing my headlights were on and some how 3 cops were just there waiting.
Be prepared for a judge to believe the cops instead of your pictures and the argument that the road is not drivable...
If you first refused, but then gave blood for DUI, can they still charge you highest BAC with failed implied consent?
Was stopped on suspicion of DUI. Took me to hospital and at first refused blood test. Cop read me what would happen if I did refuse. I then said ok and they took my blood and he said I did the right thing. I found my court docket online and I'm being charged with Highest BAC with failed implied consent. I gave my blood to them. Can they charge me for a refusal even if I still gave blood? I'm confused here.
A couple of preliminary matters, yes, they can charge you with a refusal. In most cases for a DUI they charge a bunch...
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