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Citizenship and DUI / DWI
I had a DWI in 2006 which resulted in PBJ and another DWI in 2007 (after first probation had ended). The second DWI got me 3 years probation but no jail time. I completed all requirements and the probation ended in December 2011. I had no infractions since, except for two minor traffic tickets. My Green Card expires in September, 5.5 years after the end of the last probation. What would be a prudent course of action? Apply for Citizenship? Apply for a renewal of Green Card? Do nothing? I have a disabled 16 y.o. child, an American citizen. I'm divorced from his father and am the sole caregiver. It has precluded me from having a regular job. I own a small business, but it's only intermittently active. I haven't traveled out of the country for 17 years. My FBI record, strangely, doesn't show my two DWIs, but I know I can't lie on the application. I'm afraid the discrepancy in records may complicate things. I'm afraid to put myself on the radar. Also, I have a significant one, who is an American, but we are not officially married. Would marriage give more weight to the application? What else can I do to increase my chances? Thank you in advance!
I would apply for both at the same time and make sure to work with an experienced immigration lawyer and have him/her...
Will I be charged with dui if I was drunk and had an accident, but wasn't breathalyzed ?
I was driving home drunk, not sure what happened maybe I passed out behind the wheel. I wake up to see I had crashed. Ambulance came and got me but I wasn't tested for alcohol by police whatsoever
Yes you can and expect to be charged. Your blood taken at the hospital can be used as evidence. The presence of alcohol...
What is the BAC level to be charged with DWI in Maryland?
My understanding of the law is that If a driver’s BAC is 0.05 or less, then the presumption is that the driver is neither under the influence of alcohol nor impaired by alcohol. On occasion I stop at the bar after work and have 2 beers over a hour and a half period. The Bac charts say at my gender height and weight I would at approx. .035 to .04 My question is can I charged with DWI at this level? I imagine this would be a very weak case. In your experiences have you had clients charged in this BAC range?
The DWI limit is between .07 and .079% is enough for DWI and .08% for DUI. In MD, they may also try to make an...
Is it the way that i can expunge probation before judgement?
Hi. 2 years ago i got probation before judgement. There are 3 tickets "driving while impaired by alcohol" , driving under the influence of alcohol" , "driving under the influence of alcohol per se" . State: maryland. My probation is over , and i wanted to take it off from my background. I went to the same court and girl who were checking my paper's said - "on two citation says "nolle prosequi". On third one says "probation before judgement" so because of third one you cant take it off from background. Is it true ?
PBJ's cannot be expunged from your driving record.
If your convicted of DUI is court ordered AA meetings a violation of the separation of church / state clause of the constitution
If your convicted of DUI is court ordered AA meetings a violation of the separation of church / state clause of the constitution? Are the courts required to give you a secular option? I am an athesist?
Likely not. But I have switched the topic area from domestic violence to criminal defense so you may get a better response.
What is the BAC level to be charged with DWI in Maryland? I know for Dui it is .08. Do people really get arrested for DWI
What is the BAC level to be charged with DWI in Maryland? I know for Dui it is .08. Do people really get arrested for DWI with BAC around .04 or .05? I usually drive home after a 2 ir 3 beers at the bar. I know I'm under the .08 level but I may need to rethink things if I can get arrested even if by BAC is less than that. Any advice?
In Maryland, .08 is a presumption that you are under the influence. .07 is a presumption that you are impaired. .06 is...
Can a judge impose the interlock program if the mva I was not required to get one because of faulty paperwork?
I was arrested for suspicion of a dui I refused to the breathalyzer and was arrested and processed. The officer didn't have the correct paperwork therefore I wasn't read the correct rights for refusing the chemical test. At the mva hearing the judge didn't not impose the interlock program and I was awarded my $150 hearing request fee. I have not appeared in court yet, so my question is can the courts impose the interlock program eventhough the mva didn't require it?
Yes, if you are convicted or receive probation before judgment, the judge can impose the one year interlock. If you are...