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Could I be sent to jail over a misunderstanding regarding my court ordered rehab?
After my first offense OVI I was sent to an alcohol and drug addiction treatment center. I finally completed the program two months ago (or so I thought) but just recieved a subpeona a couple days ago to appear in court later today. They are saying that I didn't complete the program, but in my last meeting at the treatment center I was under the impression that I was all done there. I'm terrified the court is going to lock me up because they think I'm not complying!
Yes, you can defininitely be sent to jail for not completing court ordered treatment, even if it was a misunderstanding....
What are the Ohio state laws for driving underage intoxicated people?
I am 19 and so are my 3 friends. If I stay sober all night but my 3 friends get drunk and I drive them home, am I doing something illegal? Someone told me it was illegal to drive around intoxicated minors, even if I'm sober and there's no open containers in my vehicle.
In theory, I suppose you could be considered complicit in their behavior because you would be knowing facilitating by...
What should I plead or say to the judge?
First time OVI, done the field sobriety test but when asked to balance on one leg because of bad knees I could not comply, after telling the officer this, he put me in the back of cop car, no further testing was admistrated, so I did NOT blow, and was never asked to. I was not arrested the cop allowed me and my girlfriend to get a ride from a friend, I got court in the morning, I am 57 years old, I have had no priors, I am a chef/ kitchen manager and work alot of hours..I can't afford to lose my Driver's License.. What are my options? Is there any loop hole? I just don't have the money for a lawyer...
Good luck with your hearing. This is a tricky situation because you cannot count on the judge taking your lack of...
Will I be able to go for a couple weeks out of state?
Got a dui have court tomorrow but have planned to go on a visit out of state for a couple weeks..
I think Jerry Monroe is the mayor's court magistrate there in Miamisburg? Not sure it has been a while and you may not...
Can a field sobriety test be tossed out of court if it was given on a surface that was not level?
Field sobriety
Yes. Absolutely. I have had tests thrown out for this reason and others. You need to hire a lawyer.
Why have I charged with OVI, despite testing considerably lower than the legal limit?
There are two charges listed on the citation: Expired Registration and OVI. Stop was initiated after officer changed lanes behind me and ran my plates. Distance from the point that he maneuvered behind me to the stop is 926 feet. I had one extremely intoxicated passenger. I had one beer 1.5 hours prior to stop. I politely refused FST. Knowing that I would test under, I agreed to give a non-portable breathalyzer. I blew a .056, but was still charged with OVI. How is this? The officer hadn't observed any erratic driving to justify that I was impaired, and I broke no laws at all other than the Expired Registration. I get why he stopped me, and why I was cited for the registration, but the OVI leaves me at a loss.
It is a sad fact that anyone can be charged with anything. However, that does not mean that they are guilty of the...
Out of state license Illinois dui conviction ?
I have Ohio license and plead guilty in Illinois. I read from answers posts that I will be suspended in Ohio for sometime. Will I ever be able to be reinstated after suspension. Or will I be put on hold until I'm lifted in Illinois. The Illinois revocation is 1 year but I hear that Illinois has a process that could be 3 years for reinstatement.
In Illinois, if you received court supervision on the DUI, then there would be no revocation to your Illinois driver's...