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With Declassification of a DUI/DWI in NH will it show up on your criminal background check?
I have received conflicting information from lawyers in NH about a declassified DWI which becomes a violation showing up on your permanent background check. 2 Lawyers said it wont show up because a violation is not a crime, another said yes it will it will just DWI- violation. What is the correct answer?
It shows up. Having it reduced to a violation gives you the ability to tell employers you have never been convicted of...
Can I own firearms to include both long guns and handguns? Can I obtain an FFL?
I have an OUI conviction in MA. I also have an aggravated OUI conviction in NH. It's aggravated because the breathalyzer was more than double the allowable limit. I believe these are both first offenses. It has been more than 12 years since these happened. There is a question on the FFL application I am unsure how to answer. It reads: Have you ever been convicted of a felony or any other crime for which the judge could have imprisoned you for more than one year, even if you received a shorter sentence, including probation? There is a note underneath which states: You may answer no if (a) if you have been pardoned or (b) the conviction has been expunged or set aside.
You need to know if the charges you have on your record are misdemeanor or felony. Typically, even aggravated DUI/OUI...
Should I take a plea and plead guilty to DUI (I was 100% sober and unimpaired) or should I go to trial for possession?
I'm charged with DUI with a potential charge of cocaine possession found in my vehicle. I have a choice to make and am unsure of what to do. My situation: I traveled to a friends' housewarming/holiday party a few days after Christmas. Because I would be drinking, I planned in advance to stay the night. The party was fun and family-friendly, with the exception of some college friends from out of state who still smoke marijuana and apparently cocaine as well. I slept in the upstairs guestroom from roughly 2 am to 9:30 am. I left around 10:30 that Sunday morning. Soon thereafter I was pulled over due to a expired inspection sticker. The officer was very suspicious. My anxiety grew as he pressured me. He deemed me unfit to drive and gave me a field sobriety test. This was 11:00 am and I knew I was not impaired. I'm pretty out of shape and, having never done this before, performed poorly--I wasn't falling on my face or anything. With that I was arrested, passed a breathalyzer and gave blood. The test came back positive of percoset (my mother gave me several for a toothache 2 or 3 weeks prior) And a discarded baggy of cocaine residue was found in my vehicle.
You should have a DWI attorney take a look at the discovery before pleading to anything.
Got a DUI 4 yrs ago In Colorado. Never went to the court date because I was headed back to NH how can I get my license now?
I was just getting out of the Army in Colorado Springs returning to NH where I live. So I was not there for my court date. When I tried to renew my license in NH a few months later I was denied. I was wondering what steps I need to take to get it back.
Common sense tells me that you have to hire an attorney in CO to address the criminal case there that has been pending...
I had a DUI 4 yrs ago but clean slate until recently now I am up for 2nd DUI and I wasn't intoxicated, what can I do?
I was pulled over for making a U turn in the road. Officer forced me to do a sobriety test. I have a medical problem with my balance and leg, Officer wouldn't listen. I do take two medications required. On the bottle it says, Use Caution with Machinery. I was forced to take a BAC (blood) test against my will by threat of the officer. He did handcuff me didn't read me my rights and used excessive force. Gave copies to the Public Defender I have a medical problem with Dr's notes. I learned the BAC test cannot be used in court? Is that true? NH. Public Defender did not include to tell me. How can I find a Public Defender who will be willing to handle my case with real interest?
With these facts I would suggest contacting an experienced DUI attorney in your area and see if they will do payments...
Officer didn't give me a 30 day Temp. driving Permit by law on the scene.
New Hampshire: I was informed that the Officer was suppose to give me 30 day Temp. Driving Permit on the scene of incident. I am only accused of a DUI at present. Need to wait for BAC test comes and ASL hearing will determine if I keep my Lic until court date. Office lied and said I was suspended and DMV has no record of it. Due to No BAC test that has come back and officer did not file police report with DMV. Legally he cannot withhold the 30 temp. driving permit?
In brief, the Administrative License Suspension (ALS) process begins once a person tests .08 BAC or more or refuses a...
I refused a BAC test and will get a DWI in NH. How long does the cop have to let NH know for me to lose license to a ALS?thanks
I received a letter from the State of NH to the arresting officer, explaining that he took to long to do the paperwork for an Administrative License Suspension(ALS) and that the case can still go ahead. I know I will get a guilty verdict for a DWI, (90 days loss of license). Normally a 6 month ALS is handed out for refusal, except this letter makes me believe that I may not lose my license for the extra 6 months due to the officer's tardiness.Can you please tell me how long the officer has to notify the state of the refusal before it has to be dismissed? I was arrested on 2-28. The only paperwork I received was the bail papers, that had a docket #. When I went to court on 3-20, I was given a complaint with no docket # and the officer dated it 3-11. Please help me. RSA 263:96 RSA 265:91-a
The officer has 10 days to mail the ALS to the dept. of safety. Either way you need to file an appeal in the event your...