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Expunging criminal record - OVI
I am aware that an OVI conviction is going to be on your drivers record for life. Is the criminal part of this conviction able to be sealed/expunged/pardoned? If the OVI is reduced to Physical Control or Reckless Driving, could either of those be sealed/expunged/pardoned?
In ohio, once you have an OVI conviction you are precluded from have a record sealed. If you get a reduced charge, and...
Should my lawyer have all the details of a DUI case before the the pretrial?
Like video, checkpoint info, breath machine info etc.
Not necessarily. Sometimes the prosecutors will provide discovery at a pretrial. Generally, it varies from one court to...
I recently got a DUI. On the report it said I had an open container. However, they did not charge me with it. The cup was empty.
Why would they write that down on the report if they are not charging me with it.
Because they noticed it. An empty container may still have some limited value as evidence that you had recently...
If you can prove that a cop illegally pulled me over & that the checkpoint was over or was not correct. Can case get dismissed?
I got flagged down after I drove through a checkpoint that had no signs. Literally, it was just a cop car and a few cones on the side of the road. The said they were wrapping up and that in 10 minutes they would have been gone. But I ended up being charged with a dui.
Yes, if you can prove that a cop illegally pulled you over and that the checkpoint was over or was not correct. More...
Is it common for someone not even double the limit to fail every part of the sobriety test?
I took a field sobriety test and the cop said I failed every part of the test. I thought I did fine also I only blew a .13.
The field sobriety tests have not been validated to determine impairment. They are only a tool to help the officers...
I have a warrant for violating my DUI probation. What can I do?
2nd OVI - a year after sentencing, the judge included BAC monitoring for the total 2 year probation at $400/mo. I just stopped using the device and sent it back to my PO. I have a warrant in Wayne County, but I live in Cuyahoga. What should I do?
When you ask a bunch of attorneys what you should do while facing violation of probation charges, what do you think the...
What is the likely penalty for a charge of Inducing Panic and Possession of firearms while intoxicated?
Basically, my brother and I were assaulted, and my brother retrieved a handgun from the truck in case the guy came back. He never threatened anyone with it, but several people saw him holding the gun which caused a ton of 911 calls to be placed. He was placed under arrest for inducing panic, and possession of firearms while intoxicated. Thing is, they never took any breath tests, or any sort of alcohol test so how could they just assume he was intoxicated?
If the police smelled alcohol on him, or if he was slurring his words, or staggering, or if he admitted to the police...