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Does a CWOF in Massachussets affect my current Maine license?
The case opened 4 years ago when I was a resident of MA with a MA drivers license, I have since moved (2 years ago) to Maine where I now hold a ME drivers license and have not had any marks on that record. I recently was "Awarded" a CWOF for an OUI which had/has nothing to do with Maine, but I am wondering what the affect, if any, will be on my ability to operate a motor vehicle in my current state?
It seems that the court disposition of the MA case will not likely impact your Maine license. It sounds like there was...
Will a DUI 20 years ago show up on a fingerprint check?
I was arrested for DUI over 20 years ago. I put 'no' on an appication for a job here (stupidly, but I really didn't think i had been 'convicted' of a crime). They fingerprinted me, and nothing showed up. Now, I'm applying for another job which asks the same questions and requires fingerprinting. I am living in terror and don't know what to do. Why didn't my DUI show up the first time? And how do I explain my situation if they happen to ask why I didn't admit it on the first application?
Law enforcement agencies were not as well networked as they are now. My experience is that whether a 20 year old recod...
Police license plate scanners and temporary plates
I read a question previously posted on this website regarding this same topic, however the answer wasn't exactly what I was looking for. It's not an issue an longer, but a few months ago my license was suspend and at the time my wife and I were actually using my mothers new car, which still had it's temporary plates on it. I never took the chance and drove it, at least until I reactivated my license, but the discussion I've been having with me wife ever since, is that technically, I could have driven the car with considerably less risk of being noticed a by police plate scanner, my reason being that; when driving our own car with it's legitimate permanent plates is scanned by a passing patrol car, it would immediately display to the officer all our information connected with that plate number, including that one of the registered owners, (me) had a suspended license. My argument was, that although the scanner may be able to read a temporary plate it would most likely not return information specific to me, but instead other information; perhaps related to the dealership and the date of issue, and such. Essentially, what information, if any, does a scanner return on a temp plate?
Do an internet search to learn more about the capabilities of these relatively new scanners.
If a liquor or convenience store scans your license when you buy alcohol can that information be seen by police?
I am on deferred disposition for a DUI than prohibits me from drinking or buying alcohol. I recently went to dinner at a friends parents house and bought a bottle of wine to bring without thinking because I wasn't personally planning on drinking. I am almost a year sober and my sentence is almost up so I'm wondering if they will see this when I go back to court.
It is possible, but unlikely. The information is not uploaded to a central governmental computer if that is your...
How long does the grand jury have to indict you on a DUI in the state of Maine?
I was arrested in April for a felony DUI and I still have not been indicted.
That is an unusual length of time if yours is a Cumberland County case. They tend to be vety efficient with the Grand...
Should I contest a speeding ticket if I already have a DUI reduced to reckless driving in the last year?
I was stopped for speeding. 68 in 50. When officer approached, I did admit that I was going "a little" too fast, but don't think it was that much over.
Sure you should. Just because you were arrested for DUI a year ago does not mean there is no chance for a good outcome...
Can a judge overrule the terms of a DUI plea offer?
First offense DUI in Maine. BAC .13, no aggravating factors. Not facing jail time. DA offered to reduce charge to DTE provided I complete 48 hour ASP, which I would have to pay to do and hesitant to because of sleep, physical issues that may limit ability to complete ASP comfortably, but will suffer through to get the DTE vs DUI. Just wondering if lawyer can request the ASP be dropped due to the fact that I'm not facing jail time to begin with.
For the most part, judges do not get involved in plea agreements. And when they do it is because they do not think the...