Two charges were nolle pros, one minor, one DUI. Can the State object to expunging the minor traffic offense with no priors?
The State had the chance to bifurcate the two charges: DUI and minor traffic offense. State tried both charges together. Judge Nolle Pros all charges. What kind of arguments can I expect to hear from the State during their objection phase of my expungement hearing? What are the important items to highlight in my argument?
Something does not sound right. The judge does not have the authority to nolle your charges. That being said, all...
My daughter skipped her DUI court date in Dupage County, IL. What happens now?
My 19 year old skipped her DUI court date (she was arrested and booked for DUI and drug possession in DuPage County, IL). This was to be her third court appearance since the arrest, and it was mandatory she show up. What happens now? Is a bench warrant issued? How will the judge view this and how could it affect final sentencing? Is she likely to loose her license for 2 full years, or until she's 21?
It won't help at final sentencing but it isn't catastrophic. The longer the time before she returns to court, the worse...
Can I settle municipal violations without affecting my court supervision?
I am currently under reporting court supervision for an '08 DUI. I recently received two tickets for consumption of cannabis and possession of paraphernalia, scheduled at the county field courtroom. The paraphernalia belonged to the person I was with, and is willing to testify to such in court. My question however is if I can settle both charges without pleading guilty, or simply causing the prosecution to file a petition to revoke my court supervision?
if the prosecutor finds out, they may file a petition to revoke. The burden of proof to revoke probation is much lower...
I got a DUI in Dupage. Will my prosecutor attend court ?
I got a DUI in Dupage. (0.18 breathalyzer; In a private property) My court will be in one month so I asked an attorney for a free consultation and He explained something about talking to the prosecutor !!! And the possibility of reduce it to Reckless driving after seeing what charges the prosecution does. What is true about this ?
Yes DUI is sometimes reduced to reckless but maybe it is a defensible case. This is called plea negotiation. Yes a...
Is Court supervision allowed for first time DUI offenders in Dupage County ?
I was charged with a DUI ( .17) in a private property at Dupage County. This is my first violation. No one was hurt and there was no damage. The police officer however did not suspend my driver's license.
Is Court Supervision allowed at Dupage County ?
Am I in risk to spend time in jail ?
Yes supervision is a possible resolution, as is jail. You need to retain an attorney to represent you for an offense...