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How was the Maryland states attorney able to obtain my emergency room medical records?
I am facing a first time DUI in Maryland. Somehow the state's attorney has obtained my medical records from the emergency room to include labs, Dr and nursing notes, test results etc. Everything that happened that day. Since I refused the blood alcohol test from the police, I'm assuming he wants to use the hospitals lab results against me. My questions are, how was he able to get the records without my consent? Aren't my records protected by HIPPA or something? How can the hospital labs be used as evidence if there was no chain of custody? I'm very confused, any help is appreciated.
There must have been a subpoena issued for the records obtained from the emergency room. The lab reports can be used...
Will a traffic citation violate my probation?
I recently got pulled over because I was unknowingly driving with the headlights turned off. the officer gave me a warning for that but gave me citation because I was driving alone with only a permit. Will this citation violate my probation?
Driving without required supervision on a permit carries 5 points and a significant fine. A conviction or PBJ will...
Is successful completion of probation (in a PBJ situation) considered a "dismissal?"
I pled guilty to a DUI and received a PBJ. I successfully completed all probation requirements last year. I am applying for a job which asks: "Have you ever been charged with a crime (felony or misdemeanor) in any state or country, the disposition of which was other than by acquittal or dismissal?" Should I answer Yes or No to this question? I understand that the PBJ is not a conviction, but since probation was completed successfully, would the final disposition be considered a dismissal? Thank you very much for your help!
The case was NOT dismissed and should not be considered a dismissal or acquittal. A PBJ (Probation Before Judgement)...
I received a PBJ for a dui/dwi back in 2007. I've heard after 7 years, this will not show up on a background check. Is this true
I was in a car accident November 2007 and was taken to hospital after a night out of drinking. I was charged with a DUI and DWI, but received a probation before judgment and nolle prosequi and successfully completed the terms of my probation. I'm currently being turned down for driving jobs because this is still appearing on my background check. I've read that after seven years (which will be in about a months time) this will no longer appear on a background check, and I'm wondering if this is true, or do I need to get it expunged from my record in order to have my checks come back clean.
Unfortunately, DUI's cannot be expunged even if you receive probation before judgment. Iit will always appear on...
Which is better? 4 month license suspension or 12 month interlock?
Will the interlock stay on my driving record forever? My lawyer advised me to take the interlock but I wasn't sure what pros and cons of the 2 options are. Any help would be appreciated.
Your lawyer, who knows all of the facts of your case, is in the best position to advise you.
I have a court ordered IID for 1 year. What I just say i don't want to drive anymore? Can I drive in DC if I move?
DWI, IID
Was this sentence handed down in district court, and are you within 30 days of it? If so, you may have time to appeal...
The judge ordered me to get an interlock. I hear there is a wavier I can get signed from my job to have it removed. true?
Employment, DWI, Probation
The judge at an administrative hearing can allow you to drive a company vehicle without the interlock by checking a box...