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Will probation be given or denied?
He has been in custody for 4 months to be exact. He was picked up on a warrant for fta in court three years ago for an agg. DUI. He didnt show up because he was afraid and also because his brother passed away in the same month or so. And the attorney hired at the time was of no help at all. We have proof of the brothers death. Would that help in any case? He was offered a year in prison, three years ago. Can he get probation with the time spent in custody already? Thank you.
Who is "he/him" and what are/were the charges? Your question has a lot of facts but is very confusing. Perhaps if you...
In Illinois, as a minor, if I am in the passenger seat intoxicated with my sober friend driving, can I refuse a breathylzer?
If being pulled over for speeding and the cop wanted to breathyze both the driver and passenger, as a passenger can I refuse?
Yes but so can the driver. If you mean can you refuse without consequences yes but your license may be suspended for...
Is there any purpose to having legal representation for a DUI-1st time offender?
My daughter was pulled over because her headlights werent turned on & was told to take a breathalyzer test so she did. We now find out that she did not have to do that. She said they never told her it was an option. They just told her to breathe into it & she did. She went to jail and I had to pick her up. They wrote on the ticket that it was .181 and her pupils were dialated with open alcohol etc. My daughter says thats a lie-there was no alcohol in her car. The IL DMV sent a letter indicating her license will be suspended next month. Is there any use in fighting this? I am in no way condoning or taking away the seriousness of this offense but we keep receiving all these letters for DUI lawyers. Will she go jail? She does not have a record. Shes in college and works. Pls Advise
Very simply put, your daughter needs an attorney. There are many great DY defense attorneys in the greater metro area....
Question regarding 2nd letter of explanation request from SOS regarding BAIID failure (refusal of rolling retest)
I have had an RDP and BAIID for over 2 years now with 0 failed blows or other issues. About 4 months ago I received a letter from the SOS asking for explanation about a rolling retest refusal. I was able to determine it was caused by the technician who calibrated the device based on the date/time and I had the signed calibration report with the date and nearby times as evidence. Now 4 months later, the same thing has happened again. Again, I have the calibration report that matches the date/time of the failure but I am concerned that the SOS will not accept my explanation and that this reflects poorly on me despite it being completely out of my control. Also of note is there are multiple successful blows both before and after the alleged refusal.
Ask to have your machine replaced. It sound faulty. Also, keep your records.
Reckless Driving a lesser included offense of DUI in Illinois?
Convicted of Reckless Driving after a trial but was only charged with a DUI. Judge amended the charge on his own. I read that Reckless Driving was NOT a lesser included offense of DUI in Illinois but I have an attorney telling me it is...which is it? It is a lesser included offense or it isn't? Doing my own research, I can't find any legal authority telling me either way. Can others clarify this contradictory information please?
I wouldn't be complaining. A reckless is better than a DUI. You can consult with an attorney who does appeals if you...
How can I obtain my liscense after a DUI was rescinded in Illinois,when my drivers liscense was from Iowa?
I was arrested 9/2011 in Illinois with an Iowa drivers liscense on a suspected DUI,on 2/2012 the DUI was rescinded in Illinois.I have moved back to Illinois since then and can't obtain my liscense because Iowa is charging me a fine of $200 and I have to attend classes for Substance Abuse & have an Evaluation done.
A DUI being "rescinded" is a term without meaning. Perhaps your Statutory Summsry Suspension was rescinded. I'm...
I was convicted of an offense I wasn't charged with...is this legal?
I had a bench trial for DUI. Judge found me not guilty of DUI but guilty of Reckless Driving. Only thing is I wasn't charged with Reckless Driving. Only DUI and Speeding. There was no agreement to add the Reckless Driving that I remember. But judge wrote on back of ticket that the DUI was amended to Reckless Driving. Can he do that on his own? Prosecutor didn't ask him to do that as I can remember. The judge said what I did amounted to reckless driving but State didn't prove DUI. State didn't add charge prior to trial . Can I go back to court and get the guilty finding & sentence for Reckless removed? 2nd - can they charge me with Reckless Driving now after I've had a trial on the DUI. This happened less than 30 days ago.
In the big picture, the judge did you a favor. He found you guilty of a lesser included offense. Reckless driving is...