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Charged with 1st dui, but its actually my 4th, can they change the charge
got a ticket for a 1st dui but its actually 4th, will they up my charge when I go to court?
It's certainly possibile. If the prosecutor learns that you have 3 priors, it's unlikely that he or she would not amend...
Had a DUI in 2008 that was dismissed in 2012 in La. Shortly after got DUI in Miss. in 2012 and it was dismissed this last month
when I try to have the Miss. DUI expunged, do you think they would reopen the case if they saw the La. dismissal? I read that a dismissal can be reopened within 18 months of the dismissal. Do you think they would. Don't think they realized it was my second offence before the dismissal.
As a general rule I advise clients not to seek an expungement unless the applicable period of time expires in which to...
Can I obtain a hardship license in LA with a DWAI in CO?
I received a DWAI in CO back in March, and the CO suspension period is 60 days before becoming eligible for early reinstatement, which I served from May to July. I have not filed for early reinstatement in CO because it "requires" being a citizen of CO for 2 years. I am planning on moving to Louisiana very shortly, and was wondering if I can obtain a hardship license in the state of Louisiana, as I have now served 4 months with no license, and completed my CO suspension and eligible for early reinstatement.
Have you even asked them in LA? That would be a good place to start.
I want to move out of state and I am on bond here for a DUI, I have a lawyer and my case is next week. I need to move to Texas
I need to move to Texas to be with my kids as my ex husband is getting a divorce. My lawyer seems to be skirting the issue on me getting the court's permission for me to move. I don't understand why it is a big deal, should I switch lawyers? Does this sound like he doesn't know what he is doing???
It sounds like your lawyer knows what he is doing. What are the conditions of your bond? You will at least need to...
So I can be convicted of DWI even though there is no forensic/scientific evidence that I was ever under the influence?
Officer pulled me over asked me if I was under the influence of anything I said yes. A muscle Relaxer taken after a long days work. No field sobriety test given, and the ticket I was given later said the officers dashboard camera was off. Officer forced me to go to ER against my will since I have no insurance. Leaving the ER the officer cuffed me and threw me in his State police SUV, then he proceeded to conduct a violent search which involved slamming me against his car multiple times and tearing my clothes apart looking for drugs I suppose. Blood was never drawn, urine sample never taken nothing. So how can I be convicted if there is no proof I had drugs in my system. I could have made it all up for all he knows. Such an unjust world
Without any forensic evidence, a DWI/DUI can still be based on the observations of the officer. Those combined with...
A friend who is a stripper convicted in LA for 3rd dwi 6mo house arrest...3 yrs probabtion any chance she can work late nights??
she has a child and not a lot of avenues for work been trying to get her out the life style.....buts thats besides the point.....i can't see drug court allowing this....?????....she has drug convictions and works in new orleans.....french quarter....trying to help
Depends on what her terms are for her house arrest. Most places make you wear a bracelet... how is she going to work...
Can I be prosecuted even though I passed breathalyzer and no blood was drawn, along with no miranda rights read to me?
Officer pulled me over asked me if I was under the influence of anything I said yes. A muscle Relaxer taken after a long days work. No field sobriety test given, and the ticket I was given said the offices dashboard camera was off. Officer forced me to go to ER against my will since I have no insurance. Leaving the ER the officer cuffed me and threw me in his State police SUV, then he proceeded to conduct a violent search which involved slamming me against his car multiple times and tearing my clothes apart looking for drugs I suppose. I thought he was bringing me home but instead I arrived at county jail having never had read my miranda rights or told what I was being arrested for. I can't afford a lawyer but I can't let them get away with this one. I've never even had a speeding ticket
Miranda does not have to be read to you unless you are in custody and being interrogated, which does not sound like...