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How difficult is it to get a dui trial postponed for 6 months after initial court date?
The reason behind this question is two things...1) It will give me more time to come up with the finances. 2) I am on unsuprivised probation until April 2015. I would like to be off that before the trial.
The criminal justice system will not be bending to suit your needs. Sorry, but you do not get what you want for the...
In regard to my recent dui, should I hire an attorney that practices in the city/county or an out of county attorney?
I have heard different opinions in this matter. I know of an attorney that has a great reputation but works 120 miles away from the city in which I was arrested. I was also told that an attorney that works often with in the jurisdiction that I was arrested would generally bring better results.
It can help to know the local system and the players. However, an out of jurisdiction attorney can find out a lot of...
I got a DUI in Georgia and now live in Alabama. What now?
Last year while a resident in Georgia I was accused of driving under the influence. I have since moved to Alabama. I do have a lawyer in Georgia trying to fight this case ,but if I do get accused of the DUI. What happens? Will I lose my license in GA? Alabama? Will Alabama penalize me for my DUI in Georgia? Obviously I lose my license in GA but what will Alabama do? The laws in Alabama are harsher than GA. Help!
The simple answer is the state of driver license issuance that was entered on the citation will be notified of the...
I was in a DUI with no license and a reckless driving incident. Trying to obtain the Police report and told I need a subpoena?
Question pretty much explains my dilemma. Why do I need a subpoena to get my own Police report? Also District court Judge Watkins denied me a Public Defender, and I am currently unemployed and have no way to afford my own attorney? I feel I need to view the Police report to know what I have been charged with. This incident was classified as a MVA?
When I represent a client facing a DUI charge in Ohio, I file a discovery demand pursuant to a local rule of criminal...