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If I cannot afford a lawyer and I am charged with a dwi should I plead guilty or not guilty at my arraignment?
I am asking because I do not get a lawyer until the arraignment and would like to have some sort of "bargaining power" when it comes to my sentencing. Also, what am I looking at in terms of "punishment" and is it possible to avoid losing my license? I have a previous dwai and both offenses occurred in westchester county.
If you are indigent the court will assign you a public defender.
Conditional license from DMV?
I was recently convicted of DWAI in New York. I also attended a hearing at the DMV because I refused to take the breathalyzer when I was arrested. After the hearing, the DMV took my license away for a year based on my refusal. Can I get a conditional license? The woman judge hearing the case was really mean.
You can apply for the conditional license in light of the plea.
Husband is being sentenced on Monday for a DUI do judges most of the time grant time served.
My husband is currently in jail for probation violation and DUI running concurrentlY. I am confused because on Monday he is being sentenced for his DUI and they are trying to get him time served. Will he have to stay longer in jail. All this time his lawyers told me the sentences are running concurrently.
Whether the sentence runs concurrent or consecutive is up to the Judge. Did the Judge make a promise at the time of...
What state DMVs will a NY DWAI - drug conviction be reported to?
A few months ago I pled guilty to a DWAI drugs in NY. I was a CT resident and licensed in CT @ the time. I just moved to FL. Ironically the same day I arrived here, a letter from the CT DMV was sent to my CT address advising me that my CT driving privileges will be suspended in a couple of wks. If I were to obtain a FL license and no longer hold a CT license, will my FL license eventually be suspended? ALSO, should I have to have an interlock device installed in my car for the CT DMV if it was a drug conviction and no alcohol was involved?
You may want to re-post this question in the Florida DUI forum. I am not a Florida Attorney but I believe Florida is...
Can a confession that is given while drunk/intoxicated be used in court?
Can a confession that is given while drunk/intoxicated be used in court?
The short answer is yes. A defense attorney can also ask the person testifying about the condition of the confessor.
I was approved for DACA IN September 2014. Weeks later I charged with. Dwi.
I was charged with dwi, no license and criminal mischief in 4th degree this was due to police argue I damaged to me kicking the door from the inside, no damaged was done but the police just wanted to go harsh on me. My plea deal was conviction on Dwai and driving with the music too loud. Both are consider to be traffic infractions, not misdeaminors, can I renew my daca, or will it be denied. Guidelines for daca don't say anything about DWAI, that I know regular dwi is consider misdeaminor.
Since you plead only to infractions it should have no consequence to your immigration status. However, when you apply...
I am a taxi driver in Westchester. I unfortunately got a DWI last week. It was a refusal. Will I be able to get a conditional?
I spoke to several lawyers but I get different answers. Will I be able to work with a conditional while my case is pending? IT is my first offence of any kind. Please help besides saying hire a good lawyer. No accident. No passengers. No injuries.
Assuming you were not driving commercially, and you do not have any prior conviction within five years of getting these...