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How much of a 28 day sentence for a first time DUI offense will I actually serve in the Salinas Women's jail if I choose?
I was sentenced to 28 days in Monterey County (Salinas Jail) for a first time DUI offense. Originally I completed an alcohol program for 20 days credit but because I missed the date to complete the final 8 days I had to have my attorney go in and request a remodification which vacated my credits and put me back at 28 days. My question is two-fold, if I do Work Alternative I do not think with my work schedule I will be able to do 2 days of community service a week so is it better to just serve the time? Secondly, if I do turn myself in then what should I estimate will be the actual time I will serve? I am a female.
Have you asked your attorney this question? Probably no more than 14 days.
Can the DMV order a 2 year IID requirement after my DL was reinstated?
I received 2 DUIs within 10 years and pled guilty to VC 14601.5 in 2010. I completed all requirements and DMV reinstated my DL. I have now received an order from the DMV to install an IID for 2 years - from 2016 to 2018.
Can they do it? It appears they HAVE, so you're going to have to do one of two things: 1) Put an IID on your car for...
Can an arrest for 23152(a) (DUI) be deemed a detention only when the case is rejected by the D.A.?
Related to the above question... 1.) Does this occur automatically when the case is rejected? Does one receive any formal notification? 2.) If you have to petition someone to have this done, can/should the petition be filed before the 1 yr statute of limitations runs out?
Ir will show as an arrest and no charges filed.. Don't forget about the dmv suspension as that is independent if court...
Do I need to file an SR-22 to get my license back if my DMV suspension was set aside due to being well under the legal limit?
I was arrested for a 1st DUI on a normal non-commercial license. Blood test came back .04, well under .08 so the dmv sent me a letter stating they set aside my suspension. In the same envelope was a form with information about an SR-22. Please tell me I do not have to pay for that and risk my insurance and/or current rates when I was so far below .08.
DMV documentation can be very confusing. That said, if your case was set aside, then no, you do not need an SR-22....
Can health issues factor into DUI jail sentence?
My husband (currently separated) has a DUI/refusal from 2012. He didn't complete community service in time and ended up getting sentenced to serve 13 days' jail time. After getting a few postponements, his surrender date was last Friday. He did not go. He is dealing with some physical/mental issues and was in the hospital last week again. He is seeing a neurologist and an MRI found a cyst/mass on his brain, which the doctor thinks could be contributing to his problems. I don't feel like he's in a fit state to go to jail right now. Do we have any options or should he just turn himself in even though the surrender date has passed? Would a letter from his doctor help?
Obviously all circumstances are different. I would contact the attorney that helped negotiate the plea deal, and let...
How to get a CA driver's license unsuspended?
My son has a CA driver's license & was attending college in AZ & got his first DUI there. Is it normal for his license in CA to be suspended for 2 years time? We had an attorney in AZ who fought the DUI but my son was found guilty, served 48 hrs in jail, paid his fines, did 7 day house arrest, had an interlock installed on his car, all in AZ. He is now living in AZ full time but can't get CA to lift the suspension on his license. I hear that a 2 year suspension is not usual on a first conviction. We cannot get thru to anyone at the DMV to help us in CA. please advise.
How old was your son when he got the DUI? Contact CA DMV Mandatory Actions Unit, or better yet,have an attorney contact...
DUI jail sentence - can medical condition shorten time served?
My husband has a jail sentence (13 days) for a first-time DUI offense. He didn't finish his work alternative program in time (he works for himself and found it very hard to fit in time at the facility he volunteered with). Anyway, the reason he got sentenced to jail is it was a refusal. He is from UK and stupidly thought you could refuse a test here. Anyway - his surrender date is this Friday. He is currently undergoing tests because last week he had an abnormal CT scan. They believe he had a stroke and possibly has a cyst/brain tumor. He is awaiting authorization from our insurance company to proceed with an MRI to find out what's going on. I'm nervous about him being in jail for 13 days while this is ongoing, because he seems to be getting worse. Anything we can do?
Go to clerk and get your case put on calendar ASAP . Have your husband explain situation to judge. A new date should...