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I got a second DUI while on supervision for my first dui
Got my first dui February 18 of this year. Was granted court supervision for it july 30. I got another dui last night in a different county. I've read it's a mandatory 5 days in jail or 240 days of service work...... How high are my Chances of being sent to jail for an even longer time ....
The possibility of being sent to jail is predicated upon you pleading or being found guilty of this most recent DUI....
How likely will I go to jail on an arraignment?
Going to court in a few days here for an arraignment on my 2nd DUI. I was/am on court supervision for my first dui in a different county..... Wasn't charged my second time with anything major, just for lane usage and driving under the influence .... Not sure what to expect on my arraignment for my 2nd and I'll be by myself since I don't have a lawyer or PD right now ... yes everyone keeps saying get a lawyer but I can't pay the ridiculous up front fee .... I posted my own 115 bail when I was arrested for my 2nd
You will not go to jail at your arraignment. The fee for an attorney is not ridiculous and you need to make sure you...
How do I know if I am eligible for the Indigence Program ?
I am trying to get the BAIID system but at this moment I have no income and I just had a baby so I wanted to know if I qualify for the Indigence Program????
Social Security does not have an indigence program unless you are so disabled as to be unable to work for 12 months or...
How to explain a criminal record when I apply for a job? What is best way to handle situation? Can record be expunged/pardoned?
September 2009, arrested for DUI. First and only criminal offense. Entered plea agreement of guilty. 12 mos probation, alcohol treatment, and fines completed. Voluntarily went to rehab in January 2010. Voluntarily went to AA meetings for 1 year after rehab completed. Going on 2 years sober. Employment opportunity denied w/background check. Very distraught. Company indicated I would have the job otherwise. They replied to my Letter of Apology with, "If you can get record completely expunged, you should and reapply for this position". Driving privileges were never suspended. Secretary of State has no record.
DUI convictions cannot be expunged.
I need a DUI lawyer that can handle an appeal.
I was in a car accident 4/17/15. I was taken to the ER and examined. I was given Tylenol extra strength and Ultram. The hospital didn't write down I was given medication. I had to leave blood and urine samples. 8 months later, I receive a letter in the mail saying my license will be suspended for 6 months because of what was found in the blood and urine samples. I contested the suspension and in court found the only thing found in testing was Acetaminophen in my urine. I told them that acetaminophen was Tylenol and not a controlled substance. They didn't believe acetaminophen was Tylenol and upheld the suspension. Every person I have spoken to says this is wrong. 3 things. First the samples were taken after I was released from the ER and not before. Second, according to one attorney, a illicit drug test would not have detected acetaminophen but a medical test would have so I was given the wrong test. Third, acetaminophen is over the counter medication and is not controlled. The suspension will be up next week but I don't want a false DUI on my record and I want to find out who said acetaminophen was a controlled substance and take legal action against them.
You do not need an appellate attorney, You need a good DUI defense counsel who also handles hearings. Apparently you...
Do out of state DUIs carry over?
So, my girlfriend was arrested yesterday afternoon for driving while under the influence in Rockford, IL. This is her 3rd DUI, but it is her first in the state of Illinois. She had gotten 2 DUIs almost back to back in Michigan about 2 years ago, but was able to walk away after 10 days in jail and without probation. To date, she owes the state about $6,000, and technically has a warrant out for her arrest in Michigan due to unpaid fines. I'm curious if the DUIs will carry over, because right now her bond is set at $300, and that seems awfully low for someone with her DUI history. Isn't a 3rd DUI supposed to be a felony, anyway? She had gotten into an argument with someone and fallen asleep in the car (which just so happened to be in the middle of a parking lot). Someone noticed her passed out in the car and called the police, who then knocked on her window and proceeded to question her. They got her with 5 charges: DUI ALCOHOL/INTOX COMPOUND/DRUG; POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA; POSSESS CANNABIS 2.5-10 GRAMS; DRVNG UNDR INFLU/BAC 0.08; TRANSP/CARRY ALC LIQ/DRIVER. I know she had a bunch of opened containers and cans in the car. What is likely to happen if she is not bonded out?
Convictions from other states carry over to other states. You know she needs to get a dui attorney, help her do that....
What can I do about court fines for a DUI?
Hello, in 2014 I received a DUI in Cook County, Illinois. I was sentenced to 2 years probation, 90 hours of Alcohol abuse treatment, 200 hours of community service, Impact panel session, revoked license, probation fees, required to pay re-instatement fees for my drivers license, and lastly $2,914.00 in Court fines, I have completed everything, except, paying my reinstatement fees for my Drivers license which I believe is $550.00, and the $2,914.00 in court fines. Probation fees, treatment, and community service have been taken care of, but with me being disabled and on a fixed income, of 871.00 a month has made it nearly impossible for me to save the money for the court fines. The most difficult part is the fact that I live 4 hours away in western Illinois away from Chicago. My probation will becoming to an end in December of this year 2016. I was told that I am to pay my fines in full at my last hearing in Cook County, less the reinstatement fees which will be sent to Springfield. I do not know what to do about the fines. I would like to know if there is some leniency when it comes to fines? Thank you for your time.
You should discuss all options with your lawyer rather than relying on this online forum. Hopefully you had a lawyer...