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Should I be concerned about getting a DUI and how long do they have to file etc? How do I read the codes on the report?
I was in a car accident 5 days ago where i was injured pretty significantly. I was less than a quarter mile from my home when it happened. I hit a bump/frost heave that made my car jump. The car swerved and i was having a hard time regaining control when I hit some ice. The car then crashed into a ditch and into a tree. Airbag was deployed and I ended up with a concussion, lacerations and a couple of significant broken bones. I definitely lost consciousness for a bit and was quite confused when I came to. The EMT had asked if I had been drinking and I told him two glasses over the past four hours with dinner. I was in and out and after all my care, in the morning the ER trauma team came in explaining that my BAC level came in at .13. The dr explained how this could happen and said i could be a "cheap date" and told me it was her job to ask if i needed help etc. She added that it was strictly confidential and that unless the information was subpoenaed, it was confidential etc. I picked up the police report and even talked to the officer and he never mentioned alcohol etc. Now I'm looking at the reports and there are codes next to the BAC test and susp alc susp drug etc.
You probably don't need to worry about those codes. Usually just to the right of the BAC there will be a number. If it'...
Corpus delicti rule in relation to a dui case
Hi, i have a friend who was arrested for a dui and he made some incriminating statements after his arrest. He said something along lines of " I've driven drunk many times and never been caught" would those statements be deemed inadmissible in relation to the corpus delicti rule because the state can't prove that he has driven drunk except the time he was caught driving drunk? He is scared that will be an aggravating factor should he be found guilty. But dosent the state need to prove his statements for them to be admissable should the case go to trial under the corpus delicti rule?
The state may not need to prove that these previous drunk driving incidents happened but may try to introduce the...
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU RECEIVE A SUMMONS FOR A DUI?
I have been charged with an OUI DRUGS AND LEAVING THE SCENE FROM PROPERTY DAMAGES. The police didn't arrest me, I was taken to the hospital and a few days later received a criminal summons which I mailed back asking for a hearing. I was under ambien a new prescribed medication from my doctor. Unknowingly I grabbed the keys and my two children and we're heading to the pharmacy and I hit a light pole down the street. I called my sister to the scene, once she arrived I told her I was not feeling well and crossed the street (accident happened a few houses down) and when I got to my driveway i fainted. In the hospital they found alcohol in my system which I don't recall drinking nor grabbing my keys or anything that happened.
Failing to appear in court when summoned can result in a warrant. In a case such as the one you describe it is...
Can I get denied employment due to a CWOF from a DUI?
One year ago I was placed on a CWOF for a DUI in Massachusetts. Since then, everything has been taken care of: I completed all my classes, paid all my fines, got off probation, and everything was dismissed. Fast forward to now- I was offered and accepted a new job, pending a background check. It's taking a while to hear back about it (about a week), and I'm wondering if the CWOF is going to ruin my chances of this job? It's for a retail store, so nothing too serious like childcare or law enforcement or anything like that.
Since 2012, when Governor Patrick pushed through CORI reform [much to his credit], people with CWOFs have been able to...
Can a make a CWOF plea in Massachusetts without an attorney?
This is my first offense OUI. I have no other criminal history. I make just enough money so that I apparently do not qualify for a court appointed attorney, but I do not make enough money for a private one... I have been reading about a "continuance without a finding" plea, and I am wondering if I can make that without an attorney. If so, how?
Sure it's possible but it's not advisable. I understand your situation but now would be the time to borrow money from...
How do i fight a RMV license revocation for a DUI from 25+ years ago in NH?
I was notified by the MASS RMV on May 12, 2015 that my current license will be revoked/suspended on June 7th for a DUI i had in NH back in June, 1989. Is there a way to prevent this action?
It depends, if you are not reinstated in New Hampshire that is the likely cause of the problem. Check the status of...
Can i sue for negligence leading to an arrest
i recently was arrested for a suspended license that was not supposed to be suspended. I recieved 2 moving violations after already taking a drivers safety course in massachusettes which means i have to take another class, i schedueled this class on time but class kept getting postponed by them do to bad weather. They assured me that the Rmv would be notified and my license would not be suspended. This was not the case as a result i was arrested my car was towed and i have court fees. Do i have a case
Even if you had a civil case, you would still be liable for driving on a suspended license.
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