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I got a differed judgement for a first offense owi in Iowa does this stay on my driving record for insurance purposes?
The case is no longer on file on the Iowa courts online search.
I think it does, but ask your insurance agent.
Is there a washout period for public intoxication charges?
I was arrested for public intox. I've been convicted twice, 9 and 14 years ago. I know OWI's have a washout period. Do public intox charges?
This public intoxicating charge should be filed as a second or subsequent under 123.91. The look back period is your...
Will Nebraska extradite for a misdemeanor?
I recently move to Iowa I have a misdemeanor warrant in Nebraska for a dui it's 4 years old I've been living in Texas since I went on the run and they wouldn't extradite me from Texas but since I'm only one state away what are the chances of them extraditing me from Iowa?
That's a great question for a Nebraska lawyer. Iowa lawyers are unlikely to know. Pose your question from a NE zip...
Is it normal/legal to have the Scram/breathalyzer requirement for 2 years?
I received the Scram breathalyzer requirement for the full 2 years of my probation for a non-drinking offense. Is that even legal for a judge to give that to me for that long? I did get an OWI previous to the offense that the judge ordered my breathalyzer, but I was already punished by another judge for that charge. I also have talked to people who have had a lot of drinking offenses and they only received the breathalyzer for 1 month at the most. I have to take the test 4 times every day, including the middle of the night. I don't get any sleep. I haven't drank alcohol for 7 months now and I still have 20 months to go for probation. I need to know if this is even a common sentence, because from what I have heard, it is an extremely long time to have someone have to do this.
Such things are up to the Judge. Since you had one previously, perhaps that's why the Court imposed it upon you. You...
DUI charge, wanting to get deferred sentencing can I move to another state?
DUI Charge in Iowa - .013, first offense. Looking to move to Colorado to be with family and get a fresh start. Not going to get a drivers license will just walk or use public transportation. Just want to know if I seek deferred judgment, will I be allowed to move while on probation? Also I was parked on the side of the interstate when a cop pulled up behind me. Does that give me anything?
With the test result you state, if you have a good driving record you may be eligible for a deferred judgment but there...
What are the possibilities of my situation?
I have a probation violation hearing coming up and im afraid that I'm going to jail I've never been through this before I'm on probation for a misdemeanor harassment. And my violations was driving without a license and not completing classes. I have been honest with my po from the beginning and never misses an appointment.
Well, the judge can find you in contempt of court, impose additional conditions on probation, or revoke the probation...
Can you get a Felony DUI off your criminal record in Iowa? The last one was 15 years ago.
Trying to get a job
A pardon from the governor. They aren't granted very often.