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Why is the initial charge still on my record?
I was arrested for DUI in 2011. I received a charge reduction to reckless driving and 1-year court supervision. My lawyer told me that the court supervision would keep the charge off my record. So why is it that I still see the initial DUI charge on my record more than 4 years later?
Where do you see your record? Some lawyers have a bad habit of saying "off your record," when they mean to say you will...
So I just got convicted of my first dui last month... What am I looking at ? When can I apply to get my license back again?
I have sentencing in lake county in 2 weeks I lost a jury trial it's actually my second dui (2006 was first one 2014 was second) but I got supervision on my first so this is my first conviction I have the BAIID in my car since April and I would really like to keep it in my car obviously for work purposes but not sure if they will allow it since I got convicted! Also I hear I have the choice between 240 hrs of community service or 5 days in jail ...not sure what to choose I feel like 240 is quite a a lot but then again I don't wanna go to jail does it look worse if u choose jail time over community service ? Any feedback would be appreciated just to know what I'm looking and and dealing with!
Stay sober. Serving the jail time would allow fewer opportunities to mess up. So that matter depends on your own fear...
Pulled over with a grinder, what do i do?
last night i was driving home when an officer pulled me over and everything seemed to be going ok, until he pulled me out and asked me of there was anything in the car, to which i initially said no to. He looked at me and said that my eyes were very red and again asked if there was anything in the car, to which i told him that there was a grinder next to the seat. so he searched the car and found only that, and instead of arresting me directly gave me a non-traffic complaint and notice to appear in court. what do i do? do i need an attorney? i'm over the age of 18, but still young and have no clue what to do
Your best option at this point would be to consult with a local criminal attorney for advice and to discuss your legal...
I had a Dui in 2012 and have been US green card holder since 2009 by marrying a US citizen. Can I apply for US passport now ?
Had a DUI in 2012 January received a court supervision for 1 year and every thing was completed. I also have a court decree that says "Stricken Off" I have been a permanent resident since 2009 and wanted to apply for US passport now so was wondering should wait or am i eligible to apply. i live in illinois married to US citizen and have 2 children born in US as well. since my DUI haven't received even a speeding ticket.
The GMC period (good moral character period) is 5 years after the conviction. Therefore, in your case, it could be a...
Can I reopen this case?
I was ticketed for a 1st offense owi in Wisconsin then charged with a fourth. I recall 1 owi in Michigan which was over 14 years prior to this 1st offense and I recall being pulled over in Colorado and found to be under the influence but not intoxicated. Michigan and Colorado law state that the OWI is expungable if the fine and time was paid which they were and I sure don't recall a second in Michigan. There are 11 people with my name.i never harmed anyone in any incident.i feel I should have. A first offense on my record and that's it. I bumped into the prosecutor the other day and he said he couldn't speak to me and things should be left in the past. I agree.gping back 14 years to try to put a felony on me I figure could be considered a crime.
I don't understand your question. Are you asking if you can reopen the conviction in Michigan 14 years ago? If so,...
I have a Illinois license and received an out of state DUI, what what is my best course of action?
I currently live in Indiana but have an Illinois license and will be moving back to Illinois by the end of the month. I recently received a DUI here in Indiana. This is my first DUI but I have had court supervision for traffic tickets before. What should I expect and what should be my course of action?
Your best course of action would be to hire an Indiana attorney who defends DUI cases in the county where your case is...
Can a cop take down license plates outside a bar
Cops where seen recording license plates outside a bar in the bar's parking lot but sped off when a doormen approached them
Yes, police, as long as they have authority to be in an area like a public parking lot can record or observe events.