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Should my girlfriend fight her DUI charge?
My girlfriend got a DUI on New Years morning around 8 in the morning. We are in Delaware, and she has no previous criminal or driving related offenses. She passed the sobriety test, blew .08 on the thing, and they took her in. She was never handcuffed and I asked her if he read her rights and he didn't. She refused the breathalyzer because she was a phlebotomist at the hospital where they would have taken her. The cop then even asked me if I would drive the car back even though I didn't have a license, that he wouldn't care. I'm not from Delaware and have some experience with how things happen in a DUI stop in my home state, and it all seemed rather unorthodox and I'm wondering if she should fight it.
Nothing in your facts sounds unusual (other than the offer for you to drive the vehicle home without a license), but...
What will happen to me if I'm a passenger in a car and the driver gets arrested for drug possession?
I was riding in a car with my friend and he got pulled over for going into a one way bank to try and turn around. The officer smelled weed and took our information. He searched me and found nothing and he found under an ounce of weed in the car which my friend admitted it was his. I'm only 17 and the officer let me call a guardian to pick me up. He said I wasn't in trouble. Few months later I got summoned to court and the case was State of Delaware vs (my friend). Why would I be called into court?
Based on what you told me, they have absolutely no case against you. The reason you have been told to go to court is...
Hit by drunk driver with no ins. , police found him at fault, my company decides to say I am at fault. What can I do?
I was hit by a drunk driver that flew out onto the highway from a side street. He hit my vehicle, drove off a bit, stopped, got out, dumped out a bottle of liquor (seen by witnesses) and he ran away (on camera). Later we found out he has no insurance. Police found him at fault. I have the report. I filed with my insurance company, thought everything would be taken care of. No. My own company decided to find me at fault because I didn't get out of the way of his swerving in time. The agent avoided my calls for weeks while I drove the damaged vehicle. Is this normal? Do I have any recourse at all? Or do I have to let them do this and accept my rates are now going to sky rocket, all because a drunk hit me?
There has to be some provision in Delaware by which to challenge their determination but you can sue the other side to...
What are the potential consequences for minor in possession of alcohol and initially lying about being 21?
Was arrested on Rehoboth Beach on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 for drinking underage on the beach. Was charged with minor in possession and falsifying information. I did not lie about my name or where I was from just that I was 21, and a few minutes later I told the officer that I was in fact not 21 but 19 years old. My court date is scheduled for May 24. I am 19 years old and from Pennsylvania. First time being arrested.
Both charges are misdemeanors of course, so you do not risk jail time or anything like that. The worst case scenario...
Have many questions about DE legal system, missed summons, what will happen, please HELP
When I was in my active addiction in Oct of 2014 I had an accidental overdose behind the wheel of a car. I was stopped already so no damage was done, no one hurt, but I got taken out of the car and to a hospital in MD. The officer couldn't arrest me, due to being out of state, so he handed me two papers and said here's your court date and charges, being dui possession and paraphernalia. . I was already dealing with MD probation. And turned myself in into MD, did 21 days jail from Nov 6 to Nov 26, and then went to a 28 day rehab, but I got a letter in the mail saying I'm no longer able to drive in del, and until I turn myself into the justice of peace court, they will petition MD to suspend my license. I missed my summons for DE and i want to turn myself in. What do I do, what will happen?
Your next step is to call up a criminal defense attorney and see what he would charge to get you out of this mess. A...
How to get temporary custody of my 2 grandchildren. Her mother is going to jail for the 4th DUI. My son is dead.
There is bad blood between us. We legally tried for temp. custody in Jan 14 when she was sentenced for her 3rd DUI. We lost the case. She then kept the kids from us until this afternoon. Apparently she has fled MD and is in Utah but we think she is fixing to get picked up by the law. She called and allowed me to talk to the kids for the first time since Feb 14. She wants to place the kids with us but wants to get them the minute she is released which is likely to be a while. She receives $1100 SS/mo for the kids because my son died. We want to keep the kids util she is sober and responsibly but not on her terms . Then we got to understand healthcare and school issues.
You need to speak with a local attorney to get this done. You said you've already lost an attempt to get custody, so I...
Is there a statue of limitations on a capias in DE?
A DUI occurred in 2005 and I failed to appear at the court proceeding.
Arrest warrants generally remain active until they are executed. A dui occurred in 2005, meaning I suppose you were...
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