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I blew a .11 at a checkpoint I have a perfect driving record and have never got in trouble. I did get a lawyer for 2500$ and I don't think he is really trying to get this reduced. He stated that it would merely be a favor he would ask of the judge because he knows him. I have went to counseling she stated that I do not abuse alcohol and talked to the director of ASAP she stated that I should wait because its 450$ no money back and if I get it reduced I may not have to do the class at all... Also the officer said I was extremely polite... Not sure what to do I don't have the 450 to spend on the class but really need this reduced... What should I do and Is it really that unlikely that it wont get reduced?
You should talk to your attorney - I know that a .11 would be very difficult to get reduced in our jurisdiction but...
Can I prove my DUI was because I was stopped because it hasn't affected me
This is my last ditch effort to clear my DUI. I have already been convicted. However, I have read of several instances online that because alcohol takes 20-30 minutes to effect you, that if you were stopped within approx. 5 minutes from your last drink, that the stop itself may actually put you at Driving under the Influence. If you can testify you drank something right before leaving the bar, and that if you had driven home without being stopped, you would not have been affected while actually driving. Is this true, and/or is it a valid defense? Thank you in advance for any legal advice.
Your opportunity to challenge the government's evidence was at trial.
Trial is over.
You have been convicted....
Can a polygraph be used in civil court on a conditional release inmate
I'm on conditional release and have showed deception on the one question about drug use but have passed all urine tests and I am being threatened to be locked up if I fail the next polygraph I'm looking for lawyer to hire to challenge the conditional release I'm currently on
To find a lawyer or use Google, or the find a lawyer tab at the top of this page. No lawyer here will respond and offer...
What are the sentencing guidelines for a probation revocation and felony child endangerment?
My neice was on probation for several DUIs and revoked license. She had served 30 days in the county jail. Last week, she drove a vehicle with a 9 yr. old passenger. She wrecked the vehicle (one car) resulting in the child's death. I'm hoping she gets some prison time, but was wondering for how long? Thank you.
No one can really answer this question. To answer it, we would need case specifics and specifics to your niece which...
I am about to apply for my full license restoration, but I think I failed the ASAP drug test
I have had DUI`s in the past. They were all drinking related and no convictions were ever drug related. I would also mention that I have NO JAILTIME LEFT. So, after 3 years of successful probation period, I was granted a restricted license at the beginning of this year. Even though, I had completed all my programs, the judge still asked me to register with ASAP until my license is restored. I complied with the program and now I have to apply for a full restoration. However, I was called in the ASAP office as the original case in charge left. The new officer did my screening again. The result have not come in yet, but I know that most likely I will fail the drug test since I used some recently. I asked the officer as to what was the test is for, she said that they will do a final check on drugs & alcohol before they send the letter out to the court for restoration. I asked her if I fail the drug test and pass the alcohol test, what will be the outcome. She said that she will write whatever the results come in the report and then it is completely up to the judge as to if he wants you to have full license or not. What should I expect at the court?
Dear Manassas - I think that you know the answer, but since you asked - it is likely that the judge denies your...
Will I still have to take VASAP if it has been 4 years since my conviction date?
I was convicted of a DUI on June 12, 2012 (offense dates was Feb. 17, 2012). I have been without license since then and would like to reinstate. Will I still have to take VASAP if there has been that much amount of time between my offense and wanting to reinstate?
Dear Charlottesville - Likely the answer is "YES" you will have to complete the VASAP program, because judges require...