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DUI and reduction / deferred prosecution.
For a first time DUI with no prior criminal history, how likely is it that the court will reduce the charge to a lesser offense? If I decide to plead guilty, in TN what are the options of a deferred prosecution or sealing the records of the case?
You really need to talk with a local DUI lawyer to see what they can do for you. These cases have become more and more...
Is it better to obtain a DUI lawyer in the county where the arrest was made vs out of town?
I live in Nashville, Tn however I was arrested last weekend in Tullahoma for DUI which is coffee county. I have met with several lawyers & was most impressed with one from coffee county where the arrest happened & one in Murfreesboro . Both come highly recommended & both are expensive with the costs being about the same. I honestly liked the approach of the Murfreesboro lawyer better, however I have been told that it would be better to go with the local lawyer due to knowing DA / judges better & the fact that coffee county is a small "good-ole-boy" network. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Also, any recommendations for a good DUI lawyer that handles coffee county would be welcomed. Thanks!
The answer to your question depends on the jurisdiction. There are several high quality attorneys in Coffee County who...
Likelihood of obtaining representation to have DUI and other charges overturned/expunged?
My name is on the TBI list to have my blood sample retested. Sample more than 1 yr old. Was not intoxicated at time of arrest. Have medical documentation to support failed field sobriety test. Was advised by PD to take a plea deal due to overwhelming BAC test results. Have already served time but still on supervised probation, paying debilitating fines, and license is now suspended. Currently awaiting disability. PD expressed complete disregard of evidence from beginning, advised that he is no longer appointed as my attorney, & has warned against hiring legal representation in regard to pursuing any actions to reverse my charges. What is the likelihood of finding anyone to represent me on a income based payment plan only or barter agreement. Is there anyone NOT laughing right now? Advice?
The chances are almost none. The best way to do this may e to file a petition or post-conviction relief and ask for...
DUI 2nd for 0.22 BAC. Name is on TBI Updated List of Kyle Bayer Cases. How do I get my case overturned? Cannot afford attorney.
1st DUI arrested by mom's ex boyfriend. Witnesses stated I was set up. Still charged. 02/2013 DUI 2nd. Prob cause= seatbelt violation. Had 2 shots & 1 beer/at beginning of 4 hrs. Had to use Pub. Def. 1st court date 6/2013. Results not back yet b/c of "TBI Lab backlog". Reqst'd cont. til after disability hearing 8/14/2013. 8/22/2013 BAC results= 0.22. Argued that 0.22 was impossible and pics show no prob cause b/c of tinted windows. Charged DUI 2nd. 4 probation officers spoke on my behalf to get charges dropped but was still charged. Plea deal= 45 days jail, $90/mo fines, $60 twice/mo for urinalysis, 11/29 probation, revoked license until 2015. Name is on list of Kyle Bayer Cases. How do I get charges overturned? How do I prove integrity of blood sample has already been compromised?
Discuss all of the above facts and all of the possible defenses that you touched on in your post above with the...
Tennessee- If I initially plead 'Not Guilty' in TN for DUI, Revoked License, & Seatbelt, Violation, can I later change my plea?
2nd DUI, was pulled over for seat belt violation. Have strong evidence to support that officer had no probable cause/reasonable suspicion to stop me in the 1st place and medical records to dispute accusations of drunken behavior. I refused blood alcohol testing because officer had no probable cause and also have evidence that I was not informed of consequences of refusing either test prior to the blood test being conducted per T.C.A 55-10-406 (3). I know I was not physically impaired but it is a possibility that my blood results could show .08. If I plead 'Not Guilty' to all of the charges, can I later change my plea to 'Guilty' or 'No Contest'? Will changing plea result in harsher sentence? I am awaiting disability hearing, cannot work, and can't afford an attorney without continuation.
If you cannot afford an attorney you should apply for the services of a publc defender. Good luck.
I was convicted of 3rd offense DWI in 1997 in vt. I have had no other convictions and now live in tn. Can I hunt with a rifle?
Can I purchase a rifle?
I don't see why not If you have a permit. Unless the conviction in VT was a felony
If i hire a lawyer an I am.paying them as long as u have not been in front of judge yet for my dui can they drop me?
Got a dui, I am paying the lawyer but have not paid him off yet an don't go to court again until the 24th of August an he said he will drop me if I don't have him paid off at the end of June. I have already paid 1100.00.
While many criminal defense lawyers allow for "payment plans," it is not unusual for them to insist on total payment up...