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How can my son straighten out being charged with leaving scene and wreckless driver when dad was the one that went into ditch?
Ex husband has no license due to DWI's. He went into a ditch and left his truck. It was impounded. Went to pick it up and when asked who was driving, he pointed the finger at son and said he was. Son was taken aside and made up a story because he doesn't want his dad to go to jail. Son is realizing now that he may lose his DL. How can my son tell the court that he lied for his dad without getting into deeper water? My son wants his dad to get some help with his drinking, but dad gets mad at son when it get brought up. Dad has a violent history-shot and killed 2 of my 3 horses 20 years back because he was mad.
You did not mention your son's age. If your son is 18 or over he needs to consult with an experienced criminal defense...
my husbend has 10 prior DUI/OWIL charges ranging from 1999-2011 and now was in the process of going to court on a DUI from 2011 then he was picked up a day before his pre-trial on the prior case and is now charged with a 11th DUI which resulted in him missing his pre-trial date, only this time he was charged with a carring a weapon, I am unsure of any bullets being in the gun but I do know he is a felon already for the 3rd time for the DUI/OWIL charges in the past....what type of time is he facing?
More than likely he is facing felony DUI charges and a felony for carrying a concealed weapon, both of which carry...
My roommate was recently charged with her second DUI. Her sentence is 45 days w/ no license, then restricted w/ interlocker, and sobriety court w/ 2 years probation. Because of her probation, I am not allowed to have alcohol where I pay to live, I can't have a fire where alcohol is involved. I feel like the law is infringing on my rights even though I've done nothing wrong. I've heard several opinions, some say i can have it in my room (why bother?), others say that common area is fine as long as there is nothing in her room because that is the only area she controls. I just want to know if the law is overstepping and if I can argue for my rights. I'm 24 years old and according to the law, can't have a beer with my dinner at the dining room table.
It does not impact you whatsoever. You have no court order against you regarding alcohol or anything else. Your...
Is there anywhere I can look to get an idea on what my probation my require? I am facing an owi 2nd.
I am considering taking a plea on my 3rd Owi to an owi 2nd. My attorney is supposed to get back to me by Friday, I am just anxious and I found this site. Can anyone tell me what the probation and license restrictions would be if I pled to an OWI 2nd? Jail time? These are the only criminal charges I have faced....meaning the owi's.
This is a question that will be best answered by your attorney because that person has or should have your unique...
Charged with 2nd DUI in three years, I was parked on side of road with girlfriend, both drunk sleeping when cops came, wat 2 do?
So it was 6 in morning was getting a ride in my car, driver pulled over and left, I got out and sat in front seat with girlfriend...middle of winter in U.P. of Michigan...it was cold!!! I left car on and passed out...woke up to cops and EMS making me do tests and stuff...told them I wasn't even driving but charged me wit DUI 2nd. They offered to drop the Driving while License Suspended for a plea to 2nd DUI...horrible deal...Trial is may 13th and I heard there was some kind of shelter laws for situations like this? Seriously thinking trial, have gone before not my first rodeo...I'm thinking about going to rehab to maybe offset some jail time I might be given if I lose and to fulfill some of the rehabilitation requirements...Please I need some advice about this situation...THANKS A LOT!
Rehab is a good idea. Get the best DUI attorney that you can afford. May 13 is just around the corner. It will take...
I was arrested over 2 years ago for a DUI, and the case is still pending. I am searching for a new lawyer and should be going to trial within 2 months. I paid my attorney a good amount of money as a flat rate to include everything up til trial, with the agreement that if the case goes to trial, another flat rate would be paid. We were able to suppress a lot of key evidence, including all of my statements and the breathalyzer. The prosecution offered a plea bargain (careless driving), and I refused, because I have a very strong case that might actually win at trial. My attorney thought I should take the plea, and asked to be removed from my case (which the judge granted). It this reasonable and normal, or a violation of ethics?
Yes an attorney can move to withdraw at any time and if the judge allows it, which in your case they did. Are you...
I have an upcoming trial for a DUI offense. I have previously been offered a careless driving plea bargain, but think I can win at trial. Somebody advised me that if I didn't accept the plea bargain for careless, the prosecution can always add it at trial ; meaning that the jury will have to decide if I am innocent, guilty of a DUI, or responsible of careless driving. Is this true? Legal? Anything I can do to avoid this? I have a strong case, but I don't want a jury to avoid a true decision by splitting the baby and finding me responsible for careless.
Possible? Yes, I suppose so. Athough I've never heard of it. You could avoid it by admitting responsibility or take the...
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