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Charged with a first offense DUI, have priors in other states.
Should I be prepared to be taken into custody at my arraignment? Last offense was 10 years ago but I was charged with felony DUI due to prior offenses. I just want to prepare my family and employer ect and make arrangements if this is a possibility.
If you posted bond following your arrest or were released on your own recognizance by the magistrate following your...
Will Iowa extradite for DWI 3rd from far east coast?
2 bench warrants. FTA at final pre trial hearing & FTA at trial. Bond is PIF for original arrest.
It is possible. I have heard of people getting extradited from California to east coast (a trip that can take several...
Will I get drug tested and what happens if I fail?
I am on formal probation for a first offense owi. That's not all that happened though. I hit a gas pump and fled the scene of the accident. I spent 30 days in county jail. All I got charged with was a first offense owi. I've been on probation for about 6 months now and have already payed my $300 probation fee (Payed it as soon as I got out of jail). I meet about every 2 months it seems and haven't been drug tested yet. I'm on probation for a year so I got about 6 months left. Will I get drug tested for a non drug related crime? If so what happens if I fail considering I haven't took one yet?
If you pick up a new charge while on probation, your probation could be revoked. If your PO suspects that you are using,...
Can I get my liquor license while on probation?
Im on probation and I want to open a liquor store. How hard will this be to do or if at all
On probation for what? There is a "good moral character" requirement to get a liquor license in Iowa. I would meet...
How much time would my love one have to do for his 3rd dui he has 2 prior but there I'm kansas and the 3rd in iowa
His 1st dui in iowa 2 prior but they've been taken care of
That would depend on when the previous OWIs occurred. A 3rd offense is a felony with a minimum of 30 days in jail. You...
What can he do to get the less time out of this situation?
He got a dui while working in Iowa he is no resident there he has 2 prior dui's so they charged him with felony d he went to court and now is facing 15 years for an habitual offender going back on his records that where 6 years ago. What can we do to help out?
He needs to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.
Statute of Limitations on DUI in Iowa no arrest or charge
August 2015, vehicle accident. taken to Hospital and was treated for injuries. while there State patrolman attempted to ask questions and get me to blow in hand held device. I was drugged and unable too. he asked for blood test and I refused. I was not even or barely awake. I know my license has been revoked and they did not take my license from me. I have not driven since and wonder now what to do if anything? Also, nothing shows up on my online court records.
The statute of limitations is 3 years. My guess is that if they haven't done it after this long, they probably aren't...