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Can a judge suspend a sentence if there is a mandatory minimum with the charge?
If the charges for a defendant carry a mandatory minimum can a judge suspend them? For instance if a charge carries a five year mandatory minimum can a judge suspend the sentence to less than five years?
No, judge is required to give at least the mandatory minimum.
How can I get a "No Trade Dress" charge dismissed?
I am an Uber driver who was given a summons for "No Trade Dress" while parked at Dulles in the parking lot where uber drivers wait. I was not trying to get a ride. My app was off for 3 hours. I needed to pull over and park because I was too tired to drive. I do not have TNC registration because I am allowed to drop off in VA. But the officer was initially talking to me because he thought I was parked illegally, not because there was any indication that I was an Uber driver. I told him I was there because I drove someone for an hour from DC to Dulles and needed to rest before getting back on road. He said that dropping off is still not allowed even if coming from another state. That is incorrect. It is being charged as a misdemeanor.
Will Uber provide you with an attorney? Sounds like you and many other drivers for them might have this problem. If...
Can you help me fill out the paper work. Do you think I should have some one represent me in court? Is this worth it to a lawyer
I've got third offender dui, done everything. Off papers. I have my dmv transcript and compliance. I have the petition but need help filling it out and filing. I don't understand a lot of it. I don't want to spend all the money and have the judge tell me to start over because I didn't fill the paper work out properly. I have other misdemeanors on my record as well that the judge may look at.
You would be a huge fool to compound your DUI by attempting to pretend at being a lawyer and defend yourself in court....
Got charged with DUI maiming. Charged got dropped to a DUI, first offence, in compliance with the plea deal.
1. When I spend 24 days in jail for the charge will ICE place a detainer or hold on me? 2. I'm in removal proceedings already because of a possession of marijuana charge I was found guilty for[less than 3 grams]. Upon returning to the states from vacation I was flagged.and given a notice to appear and my court date is setup. 3. Will I be involved with ICE upon completion of my 24 days sentence. How will the DUI conviction affect me?
Even though these questions relate to criminal law, they are really immigration questions. I am transferring your...
Is there a way to have reversed a guilty charge (I paid a fine by mail) for DIP (not drunk; .001) in Loudoun County, VA?
i was at a vineyard in loudoun county, va, sitting at a table on the deck with 3 others; went to the bathroom; two policemen were standing at the door to the deck as I came outside. A third policeman was at the end of the walkway holding back the many people on the deck. I, alone, was arrested, taken to the police car; policeman took my purse. I was driven to jail. My breath test was a reading of .001 ... two officers saw the reading and i asked them to show it to me. I paid the fine. Now I understand I am guilty by paying. Never ever had police problem before.
It depends on how long ago you paid the ticket. If your court date has not yet come up, the clerk may allow you to...
I have two DWI 1st offenses and was arrested for another. Charged with DWI 2nd can it be amended to 3rd?
In 2007 was convicted of a DWI 1st where I blew a .05 as a minor. In 2010 I was arrested and charged with a DWI 2nd which was amended to a DWI 1st. Last weekend leaving a bar a bouncer told me if I left my car in their parking lot it would get towed. While moving my car a cop approached me and next thing you know I'm taken to jail for felony DWI 3rd and refusal to take a breathalyzer 2nd offense while the cab I called was pulling up. The magistrate changed the charge to a DWI 2nd. When I go to court can they change it back to a felony DWI 3rd ?
Was your first DWI, the one in 2007, a DWI or a "baby DUI"? Under the "baby DUI" law it is illegal for anyone under the...
Need legal help for an old case, Thanks.
My first ever run in with the law in 2007 I was arrested on the side of the road and failed the sobriety test, I blew a .5. I went to court it was reduced to wreckless driving. Like an Idiot I never took the asap classes but paid all fees ordered by the court. Like an Idiot I ignored the problem, I very very rarely drink or do anything dumb in life. So since 2007 I have run from this problem, I moved to TN, now married and 2 kids, I really want this monkey off my back. I have a warrant out for my arrest for comtempt of court, trial by Jury, simply it scares me, but Im ready to deal with this. Where do I start, I live in East TN, and the case is in Northern, VA. Im ready to move forward, Thank you, greatly, for your assistance!
You have a complicated set of problems. To begin, I believe you will need to retain criminal defense counsel who can...