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What is the difference between pleading guilty and a title 12?
My best friend goes to IU and got a DUI. He is 20. He blew a .14 and did agree to a breathalyzer. He was originally pulled over for speeding (going 19 over) and then admitted he had been drinking. What I need to know is: the difference between just pleading guilty and trying for a title 12? Are they the same thing? What is more beneficial to him? Thank you!
Your best friend should be concerned enough about his own legal consequences to be seeking these answers himself. If he'...
I got a DUI a month and a half ago, is my license suspended right after the arrest or after the first court hearing?
I took a blood test instead of the breathalyzer does that matter?
When someone submits to a breath test and it indicates .08 or greater, their license is usually suspended at your...
I have a DWI from 7 years ago in the state of California, and I never went to court for it. Can I get a license in Indiana?
I have received federal support including Medicaid and food stamps since then
Probably not, if the case is still open in California.
Moving from Virginia to Indiana - how do I get a restricted license? (DUI)
I was recently convicted of a DUI (.07 BAC) in Virginia. I am moving to Indiana in the very near future for a new job. When I talked to the clerk, she stated that my restricted license would only be good for the state of Virginia and that I would have to also apply in Indiana and that they may have separate requirements. What should I go about doing here? Also, my lawyer stated that Indiana may not require an interlock device be installed as they have different guidelines for first time offenders. Any truth to this?
Every state has different restrictions when it comes to a DUI offense. For instance, TN would not require an interlock...
I have a reckless driving ticket, an underage and a DUI. Will I be able to practice law and go to law?
I was 18-19 when this happened.
Law school and admission to the bar are very likely a possibility for you. One consideration is how long ago these...
Prescription Drugs and DUI
Hello, I've been hearing a lot of recent stories of people getting arrested for DUI after taking medicine(s) that they are legally prescribed by their doctor. My question is how I should go about my interaction with the Police in the event that they ask me to step out of my vehicle. The medicines I am taking are controlled substances, and one of them, a benzodiazepine, has a mildly sedating effect. The sedation, however, is minimal, as I am on the lowest dose available. I'm worried that an overzealous officer might prey on me, despite the fact that any substances in my body were consumed 100% legally. What should I do if I get pulled over? Thanks! Hopefully your answers will help alleviate some of my anxiety regarding this issue.
The legality of the drug may not dispositive. In Louisiana, you can't dribe while under the influence of a CDS nor can...
Can I request and/or demand a DUI Blood Test?
If pulled over for alleged DUI, can I request a blood test, instead of being subjected to an FST? Can an officer deny my request for a blood sample, and instead do a urine or breath test? I've heard that the blood test is the most accurate, so I'm wondering if I can legally demand one for that reason. Also, are the police required to hold onto my blood, so that it can be examined again for my defense?
Except under certain circumstances where a warrant can be used to force a blood draw you can refuse any test. However,...
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