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How often is probation for a juvenile DUI?
If your BAC was in the "High Tier" and you are a juvenile who is not eligible for a consent decree or ARD, what is the expected probation time expected?
If a chemical test determines that a driver under 21 has a blood alcohol content BAC of .02% or higher, the driver can...
Can my DUI case be dismissed when the state trooper wrote my liscence plates and registration down as PA when they are NY
Can my DUI case be dismissed when the state trooper wrote my liscence plates and registration down as PA when they are NY. I received my affidavid in the mail today about my DUI case and the officer clearly wroteyou vehicle had PENNSYLVANIA REGISTRATION AND LISCENCE PLATES when my car had NEW YORK liscence plates. Is this room for dismissal in any way?
Doubt it. Its a defect but a minor defect in the complaint is rarely grounds for dismissal. If he cant ID you its an...
Is there any way to fight my public intoxication charge?
I am a 21 yr old college student visiting home for the summer. Last Friday, 7/18/14, I was charged with public intoxication in West Chester PA. Admittedly I was drunk and I was in public. I was taken to the University's detox room for the night and let go. Is there anything I can do (public service, alcohol education classes, etc) in order to have my charge lowered or dropped? Could I have my fine of $500 lowered? What would my chances be in court? I am also planning on going back to school in less than a month, could I have my court date is such a short time frame? Thank you.
No one can tell you the chances of you winning in court however, if you hire a criminal defense attorney, they may be...
Is there any way to fight my public intoxication charge?
I am a 21 yr old college student visiting home for the summer. Last Friday, 7/18/14, I was charged with public intoxication in West Chester PA. Admittedly I was drunk and I was in public. I was taken to jail for the night and let go. Is there anything I can do (public service, alcohol education classes, etc) in order to have my charge lowered or dropped? Could I have my fine of $500 lowered? What would my chances be in court? I am also planning on going back to school in less than a month, could I have my court date is such a short time frame? Thank you.
Duplicate question: No one can tell you the chances of you winning in court however, if you hire a criminal defense...
Are you supposed to be cited at time of DUI incident?
at the time of my accident i was told i was being placed under arrest for DUI, taken to hospital, consented to chemical blood test with results of .218 bac, the officers left before my wife came to pick me up, and was not cited at the time nor read my rights when placed in cuffs. do i have a leg to stand on with these charges as far as fighting them in court? i was under the assumption that they must cite you at the time, and release you into someones custody. i received the summons 3 weeks later for 1st offense.
The Rules of Criminal Procedure permit the arresting officer to release you and proceed by Criminal Summons, which you...
Is there good behavior time off for a DUI state sentence of 18 months.
also once the intake process is over and they get classified and have to do therapeutic community. what does all this entails and when are they eligible for parole or early release.
You might be eligible for a program, depending if the judge approves it.
Public Drunkenness (PA). Does walking on the side of the road at night count as being a danger to myself?
It was 2am. I'm 22 years old. Myself and two friends were walking back to my house in a suburban residential area otherwise known as my neighborhood. Google Maps estimates it as a 13 minute, .6 mile walk. The roads are not busy. The cops were the only cars we saw. We were not even talking. Cops pull up. Shine a light on us. Give some irrelevant reason for stopping us ("Kids bending signs"). They ask if we've been drinking. We say yes. I blew a .089. We get a citation. Is the threat of being hit by a car while walking on the side of the road enough to constitute me being a danger to myself? That threat is always there. It had nothing to do with the fact that I had been drinking. I wasn't drunkenly wandering around, I was taking the same 10 minute walk I always do in a familiar area.
You may have a valid defense. You need to find an attorney