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2nd DUI - Jail term?
I read that is a mandatory 60 days but this guys court appointed attorney says he should be 7 - 10 days because the jails are over crowded? Is that true? He was like .26 with the test.
No, I have never heard of a sentence being reduced in DE for overcrowding. However, an attorney may be able to get a...
What's the best course of action after an accident with dui, when i do not have much money? will a public defender be helpful?
I drank at a local applebees by myself, after a rough couple days. Driving home i fell asleep and hit a sign, hitting it i panicked and tried to drive home. After i got myself together, i looked back to see if anyone was following me and i ended up in a ditch. First offense, i have a 2 speeding tickets on my record, but that is all. BAC: 0.126% and i recieved no injuries. Sign is ruined and the car is banged up, but fixible, Only state police showed up. I was walking and talking find, i knew what i did. Tipsy but not drunk. I wasnt arrested, but i did have ride with the trooper to his station and get picked up. Seems to be a total of 5 traffic charges for the DUI, accident, leaving the accident with the sign, and driving an unsafe vehicle because the sign blew my tire up. help please.
First of all, I would suggest you not post details of your offense so much on a public forum that a prosecutor could...
I have former friend with 2 duis in 2012, and bragging about still drinking and driving
How can I file charges with DA, judge, state troopers, ANYONE to get this killer off road?
The only thing you can do is call the police when you see them drink and drive. However make sure that you see them...
I was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a drunk driver and i was injured, do i have a personal injury case?
Also, if the accident occured in Pennsylvania (and I am not from there) does my lawyer have to be licensed there?
Yes, you have a case. You should get a lawyer in PA because if you need to file the case, you will have to have a...
Dui transfers for state to state
i was convicted of twp duis in the same morning in the state of maryland about a year and a half ago. couple days ago i received another one in the state of delaware in which i live. does this mean that when i go to court in delaware that it is my 3rd offense and what are the penalties i am looking at?
yep....this would be your 3rd lifetime offense.....you will need an experienced criminal defense attorney to start...
What happens if the PO does not show up for a dui trial.
I had a trial this past Friday at 9am. My lawyer, myself, and the states lawyer was there. We waited for 2 hours and the arresting officer never showed up. My lawyer got the charge dismissed, but told me to call this week. I am just trying to verify if it is completely over and the charges will be dropped.
It will depend on a number of factors as to whether is really over. Since the charge was dismissed the odds are great...
What are the consequences for getting a speeding ticket while on probation for a DUI when you are not supposed to be driving?
The DUI classes are one week away from completion. All monies are paid. Got a speeding ticket for 61 in a 55 and shouldn't be driving due to probation restrictions. Clearly a violation of probation. What will happen now?
You are on Level I probation. Your PO will likely be notified of the ticket. I usually suggest to clients that they...