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I surrendered my NJ DL TO FLORIDA two years ago and I am operating under a FLORIDA DL; should NJ DUI be on my NJ or FL DL?
I recently received a DUI in NJ. I had 3 previous DUI's in NJ. I am a Florida resident with a Florida driver license. I use to reside in NJ and surrendered my NJ DRIVERS LICENSE to FLORIDA two years ago. NJ is saying my NJ LICENCE was ACTIVE at time of DUI even though I surrendred it to Florida and have a current Florida DL. NJ is charging me with a THIRD DUI on my NJ DL that has a 6 month MANDATORY JAIL sentence attached to a third DUI in NJ. I previously received my DUI's in NJ in 1994, 1996 and 2001. My argument is being a surrendered my NJ DL to FLORIDA two years ago and have been living and working in Florida the last two years; NJ should be charging me with a FIRST DUI on my FLORIDA DL and report it to FLORIDA. As far as my NJ DL being ACTIVE at time of incident; that is not my fault as I physically surrendered my NJ DL to FLORIDA two years ago when I moved to Florida and registered my car in Florida.
You do not get to wash away your prior offenses by getting a Florida license. NJ and Florida are signatories to the...
Where does the police report future DWI checkpoints and can I refuse to take a soberity test?
I started working at night, and I am afraid about DWI checkpoints. My concern is that my eyes are really red and dry all the time, people always joke if I have smoke something and on the top of it I have an issue with my back that to perform some tests will make me failed. I was in a car accident and I have severe lower back and numbness in my legs, I also have a very heavy accent when I talk English. I am afriad that if I get stop a cop looking at my eyes and hearing me talk may suspect that i am drunk or high and then if he ask me to step out and do some physiscal tests may fail. How can I protect myself? Should I get a notice from the doctor showing my conditions I can get it from the eye doc and my orthopedic. Is there a way to know exactly where and when those checkpoints will be done?
If you have not had anything to drink or taken any narcotic or illicit drug, it is extremely unlikely that an officer...
Is my fiance going to jail?
Hello all, and thank you in advance for any advice and/or info. My fiance had court ordered Morris County, NJ IDRC on October 21-22. Late night into early morning on the 21st i fell ill due to medical reasons. He called the offices of IDRC and advised them via VM before they were even in office on their rescheduling line and asked them to call him back with information on rescheduling. Until today he had not heard back, that is until his father called to advise that he had a letter from IDRC stating that he had violated a statute and now has to go to court in December. We obtained a Dr's note and everything, but wonder why no one called or requested information. Is this normal? Did we miss a step. I am just worried because this IDRC was in place of a 2 day jail sentence. Any advice?
Advise him to get a lawyer ASAP
Can I get a DWI trial postponed due to court not providing Discovery before trial date?
I requested my discovery from the arresting police station (as directed by my lawyer) a week after my first DUI hearing 6/9/13. Although I've called, it is still not ready. Can this be a reason to postpone my trial date on Wednesday? Thanks! From- nervously awaiting my attorney's call
YES. Discovery must be made available to counsel. Your attorney must order the police report from The district Attorney....
Can my job offer be revoked after background check shows arrest for being drunk in public, which was dropped in court?
I applied for a job (in NJ) and was given an offer. I gave 2 weeks at my current job and now my new job is being held up based on background check. I was arrested 1 year ago, and hired a lawyer. My charges were dropped to a misdemeanor. Now the new HR rep is saying that I lied on the application and wants to speak with the officer involved with the arrest. Is this legal? What recourse do I have?
Whether conviction of a misdemeanor would disqualify you from your new job depends on how the circumstances of your...
I was charged with a DUI In 2005 and driving while suspended in 2007 with a NY Drivers License. Can I appeal this
In 2005 I plead guilty to a DUI in 2005 not told to pay anything except fines. As well as told my Ny License was suspended for 3 months. I then got surcharge notices from NJ. I then called the state and was told to pay them. I did so for 3 years in the interim I was pulled over with a NY DL in 2007 and was issued 2 tickets one for illegal lane change one for driving while suspended. My attorney pled me to a driving while suspended and said do not worry I have a Ny Drivers License. I then noticed on the tickets issued one had a NY License number as well as another number. So when I went to surrender my License from NY to NJ in 2008 I was told I needed to pay my ACP fee as well as a NJ restoration fee. So the DUI was on my new york and New Jersey abstract. Was this a mistake to put 2 states.
No. As explained in your other post, NJ assigns a number to you and that was suspended. Your license in NY was either...
In the part 3 of form I-485. "Have you ever been arrested,cited,charged,convicted,fined,excluding traffic violations"?
I had NJ DUI in 2011, got 3 months license suspension & IDRC, all completed -satisfactorily. No other violations after that. This is considered traffic violation in NJ so answer should be 'NO' - correct? I just started with new employer and afraid that this will ruin my impression etc. please advise. thanks -
In New Jersey, a DUI is not a criminal offense, it is strictly a traffic violation. The language on the I-485 states, "...