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Should I contest a speeding ticket if I already have a DUI reduced to reckless driving in the last year?
I was stopped for speeding. 68 in 50. When officer approached, I did admit that I was going "a little" too fast, but don't think it was that much over.
Sure you should. Just because you were arrested for DUI a year ago does not mean there is no chance for a good outcome...
Should I call the hospital?
I was involved in a single vehicle accident, I was unconscious and emergency personnel didn't arrive for 4.5 hours I had been drinking that night and was instantly taken in an ambulance nothing was ever said about arrests or charges and the cops didn't come to the hospital, I know the hospital took blood. Would I have been notified if I was being charged or investigated for a dui it's been about a week. Should I call and ask what my blood alcohol level results were?
It may take a couple months before your results are in, and you are arrested, so get a local criminal lawyer on deck.
Can a judge overrule the terms of a DUI plea offer?
First offense DUI in Maine. BAC .13, no aggravating factors. Not facing jail time. DA offered to reduce charge to DTE provided I complete 48 hour ASP, which I would have to pay to do and hesitant to because of sleep, physical issues that may limit ability to complete ASP comfortably, but will suffer through to get the DTE vs DUI. Just wondering if lawyer can request the ASP be dropped due to the fact that I'm not facing jail time to begin with.
For the most part, judges do not get involved in plea agreements. And when they do it is because they do not think the...
If my probation officer is ok with me traveling abroad with a felony dui to Greece , will Greece and USA allow me entrance?
It is my second dui in 10 years , I do have a valid US passport
The USA portion wouldn't be an issue, but I would check the laws concerning entrance to Greece. Canada, for example,...
First time OUI in maine, no alcohol, drugs. no property damage
stopped for weaving., clean record
What would you like to know? You haven't asked a question.
Am I eligible for a Maine drivers license after a DUI in VA?
If my license was revoked for one year in VA for a DUI and I never had it reinstated in VA but the year has come and gone, am I able to apply for a license in Maine. Do I need to reinstate it in VA if I am now a Maine resident?
Maine will not issue you a driver's license as long as you remain under suspension in VA. Until you do what it takes...
Oui double jepurty?
If one cop said you are all set have a good night.Can the second cop charge me after I was cleared?
Absolutely; however, you can always call the first officer as a witness to challenge the allegations against you.