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First Time DUID methamphetamine
I got arrested for the first time in my life somewhere in CO (only have had a couple speeding tickets and nothing else prior) and I am twenty-five. I was spooked as I passed a Sheriff going the opposite way when I saw him turn around on the road a hundred yards behind me and I turned into a driveway which gave him suspicion to follow me. The Sheriff arrested me on DUID for being high on Meth and false plates on my car. I had insurance. I went to jail for the weekend until I could post bail. He said he could smell it and I agreed to take a UA at the station. He had me do a test where I stood with my feet together outside, head tilted way back and tell him when 30 seconds was up. They searched my car without consent, but I had nothing on me or in my car. This is first time arrested.
I'm not sure I see a question here. You might want to rephrase.
I was ignorant of the law and refused a breath test. Is there anyway I can save my license.
I am a middle aged woman, do not drink very much or very often and was pulled over. My husband was intoxicated, argued with the officer and I was deemed drunk. I felt antagonized by the officer and confused as to why he was arresting me as I was not intoxicated. I thought if I took the breath test I would only make things worse. When the office told me to sign the paper saying I was refusing the test, I did not read the paper as I did not have my glasses and thought the officer was telling me the complete content of what I was signing. Is there any way to keep my license. I have never been arrested, have no recent traffic violations and need to drive to make a living.
Probably not. Ignorance of the law is not a defense or excuse to prohibited conduct. The fact that you signed the...
I'm required to have an interlock installed on my vehicle (recent DUI charge). I'm leaving the country in a couple months.
I was charged with DUI on 6/22/2016. I'm required to install interlock and buy SR22 insurance. I'm leaving the country for a job overseas next month (although I may have to postpone to fulfill community service if its required). If I'm overseas for a couple years and return, will I need to have SR22 and install an interlock to get my license in Colorado? Its a two year Interlock commitment . What if I'm gone more than 2 years and what is the statute of limitations? Thanks!
You are typically under no obligation to install the interlock device if you have no intention of driving. It is not...
I'm required to have an interlock installed on my vehicle (recent DUI charge). I'm leaving the country in a couple months.
I was charged with DUI on 6/22/2016. I'm required to install interlock and buy SR22 insurance. I'm leaving the country for a job overseas next month (although I may have to postpone to fulfill community service if its required). If I'm overseas for a couple years and return, will I need to have a SR22 installed to get my license?
The interlock and SR22 insurance are probably not part of your sentence. They are conditions required if you want to...
I was cited for DUI on 6/22/2016. I'm wondering if a have an extunating circumstances defense and the best interlock company.
I was at home when my friend/girlfriend texted me (and I've saved the text) at midnight that she had just swallowed a bunch of pills and didn't want to live any more. I knew where she lived but not the address. I called her, no answer, so then drove to her house, knocked on her door...no answer. I then called 911. Long story short, the police asked if I had been drinking that night, and I admitted that I had while at home and had driven. (Why oh why didn't I say I took a cab)?! I was arrested for DUI. My friend was OK by the way. My BAC was .19, so I'm required to have an interlock device for 2 years. Any advice? I'm also looking for the best deal on interlock in Colorado. Thank you!
No, what you described is not a legal defense. (Forget the statement you made. Why didn't you ACTUALLY take a cab...
Can our family take away my mother-in-law's vehicle because she just lost her license?
She is 83, sees very poorly, drinks too much and is becoming increasingly confused. Her doctor notified the Department of Motor Vehicles, which required her to retake her driving tests within 20 days. She hasn't done it and the time is up. We don't think she'll tell us when she gets another letter saying her license is revoked, and we're sure she will continue to drive. How can we legally stop her? She is very stubborn and would not stop driving when we asked her to at a family meeting after her last accident. We've talked about disabling the van (she would have it fixed) or parking it elsewhere (she might report it stolen).
It might be time to go see an elder law attorney about a guardianship. You have placed this into the criminal defense...
Can I sue the clinic for giving out my information without my consent?
I was receiving prenatal care and being drug tested. Some tests came back positive for Thc. So now i have a human services guy making me feel harassed trying to make me take drug tests and seem like im a drug addict. I feel as if my privacy was violated and i need to do something about it.
This question may not belong in the "DUI & DWI" section, but I'll try to take a stab at it. Information regarding your...