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Can a person with a felony DUI and on probation be "around" alcohol? Such as friends? Or there house?
My daughter is in this situation and I want to know.
The answer is likely found in the language of the probation order. Typical language prohibits being "where alcohol is...
Can they drug test you if you only have to take one ADIS class?
Can they drug test?
As with most legal questions, the answer is: It depends. More information is needed to properly respond to your...
Should I get a better lawyer?
In 2009, I was convicted of a DUI, a Physical Control, and a Reckless Driving in WA. I am almost off of probation, and learned that I also got a charge in Boise Idaho, which was my second offense, but is being charged as a felony due to it just now catching up with me. The prosecutor is trying to decide on weather to reduce to a misdemeanor based on current compliance, and the fact that I turned myself in as soon as I knew of the charge and not having any contact with law enforcement since 2009, meaning the incident were related to a drug addiction and I have since been rehabilitated. My current attorney is a public defender and is having me do the leg work for both him and the prosecutor, and is also not getting anything accomplished as I have gone to court 5 times and no answers.
Why would you change if the prosecutor is considering reducing the charge from a felony to a misdemeanor?
I got a DUI in Idaho but I live in Washington... Will I automatically have to get the IID because I am a WA resident?
I am receiving withheld judgment..
This question can get complicated quickly. You should contact an attorney up there to go through it with you more...
Idaho arrest for DUI
Do I have a choice of taking breathalyzer or blood test?
The officer can choose which test will be performed. After that, the driver can refuse to participate, although that...
Is jail time typically given for a first time misdemeanor?
I was coming home late and had a bad day at school only to be stuck during rush hour at a traffic light that was severely backed up and I was feeling impatient so I pulled into a left turn lane way in advance (about 200 yards before the light because that was how far the traffic was backed up) and I was going about 5 miles over the speed limit of 45 in order to make the turn light which was green at the time when I saw the police officer behind me. After a stern talking to he gave me a misdemeanor for Violating 149-1401 (3) Driving inattentive or careless. This is not only my first crime on record but my first time ever even coming in contact with a law officer. I have no parking, speeding, or any other misdemeanors/felonies. I looked at the code for my state legislature and it really disturbed me that this one stupid mistake might come with a maximum (90) day jail-time sentence. I'm graduating at a local university next semester and this might ruin my chances at a degree, let alone any job I might get after.
Criminal charges carry a range of penalties so that the system can fashion a sentence appropriate for the given case....
Will the judge still suspend my licence for a second dui even after I got it back after 90 days?
I got a second dui in idaho and am awaiting sentencing but paid my reinstatement fee not even thinking I would get my licence back and I did . My attorney says I'm still going to loose it for a year because in idaho it's a mandatory year and there is no way around it. Should we even tell the court that I got my licence back? Am I risking losing it for an additional 9 months or a year flat?
The 90 day suspension is the administrative suspension imposed for failing the blood or breath test. (Second failure...