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In Sherwood, Arkansas, what is the statute of limitations on a charge of public intoxication ?
What changes about that if the defendant is already on probation for a 2nd DUI? Can the fine be paid without any jail time being served or is there a mandatory sentence? Also can a suspended drivers license be reinstated after the public intox fine has been paid? All DUI fines and probation costs have been paid,
Statute of Limitations doesn't matter as much with a criminal law, because of the Speedy Trial Rule, which requires...
My 21 yr old son was arrested in Gulf Shores, Alabama during a Music Festival for Public Intoxication. Do we need a lawyer?
No breathalyzer was administered , he was not read his rights and denied a phone call. He was told to sit down and was arrested when he stood up ask a question. Fines and fees are $500. He is a senior in nursing school. I do not know what effect this will have on his status in college. I am not sure what to do but it seems they don't have a case without proof. Please advise.
It is really worth hiring a criminal lawyer to represent him . It sounds like there are defenses and I'm afraid this...
I was sentenced to 60 days in jail for DWI 1. Now I am pregnant. What are my chances of requesting house arrest in lieu?
I have no priors, was sentenced to do 60 days within 120. I'm dumb apparently and thought it meant so long as I turned in by the end of 120 days I was following my orders. When I went to turn myself in I was refused at intake due to the officer not knowing "what to do with me"? I am pregnant for the 1st time and it is proving to be a very difficult pregnancy and I'm afraid to go through any complications that may affect my baby while incarcerated. Is there any chance of requesting house arrest in place of imposed sentence?
You need to talk to your lawyer that represented you in the DWI in the first place and see if the Court will modify the...
I have had my license suspended about two years ago for a dui, not been in trouble since then except driving with no license
i have 3 court dates in the same week for 3 4 and 5th driving on susp ticket on the 3rd i got 7 days in jail i am so scared of what i will get on the fourth and fifth. i live in arkansas . does anyone know
Probably longer each time. You may be able to qualify for a Colorado license one year after your last offense.
Do I possibly have a lawsuit against Arkansas DHS?
My son was born in February of this year. The hospital where he was born said he was born with barbiturates and tri-cyclic antidepressants in his system. Under Arkansas Act 1176 (Garret's Law) DCFS was called. The hospital performed a meconium test to confirm the urine test but didnt test for barbiturates or antidepressants in the meconium. Therefore confirming nothing. Even though they couldnt confirm the positive test they proceeded with opening a case. I was drug tested weekly and passed every one. I had a substance abuse assessment performed and the results show that I am at no risk for substance abuse. My main problem is that I specifically asked the case worker if I needed to file an appeal for the sake of pursuing a career that would require a background check. She told me "No. My name would not show up on any registry and that the only reason I would need to file an appeal is for my own peace of mind." Now 3 or so months later I have applied for a job to be able to support my children and have been denied the job because the background check came back showing all this. Do I have any legal options?
I submitted a DHS appeal one month late once. They accepted it and the final result was positive. There were issues...