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Can I possibly win my underage DUI case if an officer didnt have a good reason to stop me?
it was around 2:30am and I just exit out the freeway. That was when I got pulled over by 2 officers. He came and asked for my DL and registration and didn't say anything of why I was stopped Until I asked. He said I took a couple seconds to turn right the the stoplight when it turned green and said I was hitting the bumps on the road. I told him that I was merging slowly to the slow lane. He then said that I was driving slow on the slow lane, and I told him aren't I suppose to and he agreed. He also added that I didn't realize they were behind me and took a couple seconds to stop. That was because they didn't have their HEADLIGHTS ON, but when they turned on the siren i did stop. It was pitch black and had no clue they were following me for 1-2 mi. I took the breathlyzer in the end.
The answer is possibly, yes. If an officer does not observe any violation of the law, he does not have probable cause...
Arrested for DUI and resisting. Can I get the Resisting drop and plead to the DUI?
I was called on for a disturbance. I had been drinking most of the day. I was pulled over and arrested for DUI. I haven't got to read the report, not sure if they told me why they stopped me. I was out of it.. I was told that I resisted. I was a high BA. I hardly recall the incident. I need to get the resisting dropped to keep my job, I will plead to DUI as I was driving. I probably make too much for a public defender. I cant afford an attorney, I spoke with one and it was $3,000. I work with LE and want to keep my job. I've been there 26 1/2 years.
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What do I do if I got a DUI?
I was driving and was still able to drive but the cop told me I was drunk. I do not believe I was drunk. I only had a glass of wine. I am over 21.
Since the police has accused you of (and presumably arrested you for) a crime, a DUI, contact the best greater Bay...
I received 2 dui within few months apart. The statute of limitations is up on both? Can they still charge me
Both are Misdemeanor
I believe that you mean that one year has past since the date of arrest. If that is the case, then no you cannot be...
What will my charges be? What can I do to avoid large amount of fines and jail time?
This is my second DUI offense. I was arrested because I blackout and crash into the neighbors yard. I submitted to a blood test and it came out that my bac level was .08. I was restrained from the officers and was tackled resulting from bruises and cuts.
There may be lots of issues regarding your case that an attorney would have to find out about in the discovery process....
Can a person get a gag order against their ex, preventing the ex from reporting a DUI to their boss.
Several years ago my friend got a DUI. Then another one a year later. She went through the classes and she got her drivers license back. A couple of years past and she forgot about them. She decided to go to nursing school and she graduated During the background check she forgot about her DUIs and didn't report it to the Nursing Bureau. During school she got a divorce. She went to court and got full custody for the kids. Her ex told her that if she tries and goes for child support he will report the DUIs to the Nursing Bureau. Which in turn will get her fired because she will probably lose her nursing license. He has holding that against her for the last 4 years . Can she get a court order (gag order) preventing him from reporting her past DUI's to the Nursing Bureau.
The problem is that a criminal conviction is a public record. Your friend needs to report the DUI to the Licensing...
Arrested for DUI - blew into handheld device (PAS?) on scene (.09 & .07) but no further tests were done. Is this normal?
Officer initiated stop just after midnight (a Sunday night/Monday morning) for my brights being on in my headlamps. After completing several field sobriety tests, the officer had me blow into a handheld alcohol screening device - no idea what brand or model. I blew .09, and then .07 two minutes later. I asked the officer if I was free to go - since my last breath test measurement was below the legal limit - to which he replied that I was not and that he was placing me under arrest and would be transporting me to the county jail's "drunk-tank" (he didn't use those exact words, nor did he inform read me my Miranda rights, but from what I have read here on Avvo this may be fairly common). I was not asked to submit to further testing of blood or breath. Wasn't this just a PAS device?
The PAS is admissible evidence, although the weight of the evidence can be questioned. They should have had you blow...