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Virginia DUI When considering prior offenses, do they use the offense date or the conviction date in the prior 10 year period?
Virginia DUI When considering prior offenses, do they use the offense date or the conviction date in the prior 10 year period?
In Virginia, the court looks at the date the offenses were committed, independent of the date of conviction.
Whats the cost of open container ticket and how does it affect license points?
I was charged a ticket for having an open container. However I was not drinking and driving. The violation was listed as 5-1-25. The officer did not tell me the price of the fine. What can I expect to have to pay and will it have an affect on my license if I was not DWI?
Your ticket will have information directing you to a court where your case will be handled.There could also be a...
How I get driver's license back if ASAP was unsuccessfully completed but case was dimiss for dui but guilty for drug 4yrs ago ?
It was 4 yrs ago so dui case was dismissed. Drug possession case I was found guilty because ASAP program was unsuccessfully completed. I took ASAP classes and finished. First hearing classes was not available yet. Waited to long to take classes and sheriff came with subpoena for another court date. Finally took classes and finished. Because I didn't do it correctly first time with community service and drug screening it is unsuccessfully completed. DMV says probation period for me is over and can now obtain license if I bring proof I took classes which I did and finished but not successfully. What should I do?
You should get the documentation that you completed ASAP and provide that to DMV. ASAP should have a record of this if...
Can I challenge/apply for a restricted license when dmv suspends my license for 90 days because of 24 negative pts in 24 months?
I was never in a probation period. I just received a notice of suspension. Anything I can do? I do have to take the classes.
The VA DMV has the statutory authority to suspend your privilege to drive in VA for excessive accumulated points.
Entering Canada with a Virginia "refusal" conviction.
I have an old VA conviction for civil test refusal, and would like to travel to Canada. Resultant DMV suspension/reinstatement are resolved. Will this be an issue at the border? Does Virginia even report "refusals" to the databases used by border agents? Attorney who handled VA refusal case was unfamiliar with these issues. Advice on how to proceed?
You may want to direct your question to an immigration attorney, however since it was a civil matter and not criminal (...
Am I permitted to drive to court to have my restricted drivers license amended if I get a new job?
Restricted license issued following a DUI conviction.
Virginia restricted driving licenses ordinarily state that the licensee may drive to court dates. It is important to...
I completed all of the VASAP classes and fines and my 1 year court ordered probation ended 4 days ago.
I read about an Exit interview is required for ASAP but was never asked to come in at all during the 1 year probation, I have called and left several messages and never get a call back.....According to the court paper it said I am on probation for 1 year, My year of probation ended a few days ago..... Am I Free and clear now ?? I just do not want to have a beer and get called by ASAP for the exit interview and get tested and fail. - Have not had a beer for the entire year so not rushing out to get it, but wanted to know if I am free and clear now even without an exit interview from ASAP with my 1 year date has passed. -- Thank you for any help ! :)
If you have fulfilled all of your obligations and not had any difficulties during the time you have been with VASAP,...