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First offense incapable of safe driving in PA
Nearly three years ago I had a DUI in PA and it was the lowest tier. I completed ARD. I never went and got it expunged, however in August of this year I got charged with a first offense incapable of safe driving. What really happens? Should I honestly be worried? The dui I went to ard for shouldn't go against me since a BAC DUI is a different charge than incapable of safe driving, right?
No. This will be a second offense with mandatory jail time if convicted. Contact a local qualified criminal defense...
First offense incapable of safe driving
Nearly three years ago I had a DUI in PA and it was the lowest tier. I completed ARD. I never went and got it expunged, however in August of this year I got charged with a first offense incapable of safe driving. What really happens? Should I honestly be worried? The dui I went to ard for shouldn't go against me since a BAC DUI is a different charge than incapable of safe driving, right?
Repeat question. See answers on other version of this question.
I refused a chemical test for my first dui. But the officer is only charging me for an A1*(Lead) what does this mean? Ive never!
I refused chemical test but cooperated with the officer. He is only charging me with A1*(Lead) not the refusal.
You need an attorney now. The refusal is not a separate section of the DUI statute so he charged you correctly. The...
Is it better for a 17 year old to plead not guilty for underage drinking even though he was holding a beer and taking a sip?
At a concert my son was arrested for underage drinking. He admits to holding a beer and taking a sip. That is the same scene the officer told us. I understand PA is a zero tolerance state, but we are not sure if it's better to pay the fine and move on or plead not guilty and hope for leniency of. some sort.
Plead not guilty and hire an attorney. Its possible the charge could end up being dismissed.
I missed my DUI court hearing.
I missed my court case for my DUI. I went to my initial and this was where I could ask to go into the ARD program. I honestly made the mistake that it was for 2/2/2016. I made sure to ask off of work since I had the date. I just got home and started to put all my papers together to discover it was today. I couldn't afford an attorney so I have a public defender. I'm scared to death. I'm a single mom with a very sick child. I cannot go to jail. Obviously I'm going to call the public defenders office ASAP in the morning. What should I expect?
Please call the attorney ASAP and copy your records to show this was an honest mistake. Some public defenders stein...
Could a friend of mine switch 90 days mandatory jail time for a 2nd DUI to years of probation? Are there alternatives??
He blew in the 3rd tier, a 0.16. He just got a job he will start and this Dui, this mistake, could ruin his future if he goes to jail.
You can't trade probation in a mandetory minimum case for jail time. However some counties may allow you to do house...
NY DWAI vs PA DUI license suspension
My husband got a DWAI in NY. Code 1192-1 He lost his driving rights in NY for 90 days and paid fines. We live in PA. He just received a notice for license suspension for PA for a DUI for 1 year. This does not seem right to us. How can PA take his license for 1 year for a DUI? He was not charged with this. NY does not even have a breathalyzer that is why they reduced the charge. He made a few phone calls and waiting to hear back. Can they do this??
I don't practice in that jurisdiction but many jurisdictions have administrative sanctions in addition to the criminal...