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If I have a DUI charge in Augusta, GA, am I able to hire a lawyer in South Carolina to represent me?
I was arrested in Augusta, GA for DUI. I'm currently residing in Columbia, SC. Can I hire an attorney from Columbia to represent me?
Sure, as long as the attorney is licensed in both states.
What is my best defense?
I have been charged with a DUI 1st offense. I was parked in a Parking lot with an open container at the time of approach of the police officer. I was asleep. He had the fire department respond to check my vitals. I refused the sobriety test. I was not driving.
If you refused the chemical test to determine the amount of alcohol in your blood you will lose.
I lost DUI in trial( FEB 11.) I Appealed it and I won (July 10) petition for rehearing AUG 22 won....NOW I LOST?????
I have a DUI case that I lost in trial( FEB 11.) I Appealed it and I won in the Court of Appeal and it was Filed ( July 10) THE DECISION WAS REVERSED, so I won.....Then the state filed a petition for rehearing within 14 days ( dated July 24) and they were denied a rehearing from the Court of Appeals. (dated Aug 22) ........Then ( dated Sept 20) They submitted another petition for rehearing per writ of Certiorari which the Supreme Court granted........My question is CAN they really request a regular rehearing and be Denied and if that does not work submit another using Writ of Certiorari and hope the 2nd time works. Also what day do we go by my Appeal decision date win (July 10) or the State date of Denial for rehearing (Aug 22)...Granting 2 requests for a rehearing.. Help me!
Congratulations on winning your appeal in the Court of Appeals. That's not easily done. The State is now requesting the...
1st DUI Nolie Prosequi 2nd won at the motor vehicle hearing. Case is over now Told to play guilty Can I apply again for hearing
I wanted to go to trial because I knew that I would win. Lawyer talked me into pled guilty and I was not given a copy, but I signed some papers. I am a register nursing student and I asked him many times if my case can be expunged if I lost my case, he said yes. On 5/28/ 2015, after signing the paper lawyer gave me a number to call to get information on applying for expunge. As you know their is no expunge on DUI charge, which I didn't know it at the time or I would have went to trial. My case was first at the DUI court in Rock hill, and after my case was over I learned that reason it was moved to York County, General Sessions is because I was charged with 2nd DUI, when my 1st on 2010 was Nolie Prosequi. Discovery video didn't have anything on me, it was only bits hear and their.
I am not licensed in South Carolina, so out of respect for any experienced attorney licensed in SC who also answers...
Boyfriend got charged with DUI, he refused to take a breathalyzer, how can you help?
My boyfriend got pulled over for a DUI saturday night. The thing is the officer gave him a warning ticket for swerving in lanes, the only reason why he swerved was because we got food and it spilled and he was trying to clean it up He only had a beer, or two. He passed all the exams, and he refused to take a breathalyzer. The cops arrested him, and suspended his license. Why did the officer givr him a warning ticket for swerving in lanes and then arrest him? Is there anyway we can get out of this? He refused to take a breathalyzer, therefor technically they dont have proof that he was drunk? (The reason why he refused to take a breathalyzer was because there was a St. Pattys celebration in SC and he had drank earlier, but he didnt know how much wouldve still been in his system)
Refusing to take the breathalyzer test was a serious mistake. If you get pulled over on suspicion of a DUI and...
Can u get a bench warrant lifted by paying the fine. Was put on a payment plan for a dui case, but couldnt keep up the payments.
Once i couldnt keep up the payments, they issued me a court date telling me i would have to have the payment in full over 1000. Which i missed because i knew i didnt have the money and was gonna have to do 30 days.
The only way to get a bench warrant lifted is to apply to the judge who issued it and ask that judge to lift the warrant
I was told by the attorney at the time that a DUAC was just a moving violation and that its not have a criminal record.
The attorney said that this was better than a DUI because it was not a criminal record and the judge said he would rewrite the ticket for a DUAC. The attorney ensured me that the charge was just a moving violation. Is this true or was he lying? This happened in 2011.
From my understanding (called an attorney friend in SC), DUI and DUAC are almost identical charges, with DUAC requiring...