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Will I be charged with an actually DUI or is there a possibility to get it reduced to a lesser charge.
I was cited for DUI and hit and run. I ended up fish tailing as I was turning and hit a car because I couldn't correct it. My tred on my rear tires were low and I feel like this was the cause of why I lost control. But they didn't see it that way they just think I hit the car and fled. This is the first time I've ever been in trouble with the law. My record is clean other then 2 tickets I have received. I blew a .102 when I did the breathalyzer they didn't make me do field test I was pulled over and booked into city jail.
Certainly worth having representation to fight it. We can't recommend specific attorneys in this forum, but you can...
What is the likely outcome of first DUI court?
I have no prior criminal background but was arrested for my first DUI. I had pulled over at a dead end when the police arrived (a concerned neighbor had apparently called them) and was cooperative, not driving, did not hurt anyone, but my BAC was .3. I spent two day in jail (the mandatory minimum) and have court next Monday (June 22) and am scared of what will happen. Do they usually go for maximum penalties on a first DUI? Since I got out of jail I have not committed any crimes not have had any alcohol. I have been working at my job and attending 1-2 AA meetings daily. Any insight as to what I can do to further prepare myself for court or what might happen would be appreciated.
It sounds as though you are taking the right steps to address your issue. On the positive side, you have no record,...
I got a dui and was in jail now going to treatment half way done with treatment and my employer layed me off
Gave them med. release to go back to work and I have sent paper work to them that I need filled out no response
What is your question. I don't see what you need here.
First dui. I have a clean record, what are my first steps.
I got pulled over Friday night after taking friends home. I had forgotten to turn my headlights in, and when I did unfortunately I got pulled over. I had all my paperwork and passed all of the sobriety tests, but because I smelled a bit like alcohol, I was a ked to take a breathalyzer test and I refused Kindly. At that point I was arrested. I went in to sign some paperwork and that's when I agreed to take the test. I failed at a .12 but was immediately released. It's my first dui and have a clean driving record. I need this cleared asap. What steps should I take to get through this as fast as possible?
Hire a DUI lawyer immediately. Call around, consultations are free. You may have some options given the facts...
Got pulled over for a dui. Blew a .129, first offense and have a clear driving record. possible drop to negligent driving?
I have a clean driving record bUT got pulled over for not having my headlights on. I smelled a bit of alcohol and had to take all the sobriety field tests. I apparently passed them all but because I smelled like alcohol got asked to take a breath test and rejected it. After I got taken in, arrested for dui, I blew a .129. I got released immediately. But since I've had a positive and clean record, is there a possibility of having the dui charged dropped down to a lower sentence? If not would it be possible to get it taken off my record offer cooperation and a lawyer?
You need to contact a lawyer and speak with them about the specifics of your case. A reduction from a DUI is possible,...
What are my options? 2nd dui 7 years 2 months after my first that was reduced to a neg. 1 and no loss of license by dol.
I was getting dinner for family and coming home i cut off a slow driver who apparently called police saying i almost caused an accident they followed me and said i seemed to be wandering and touched the passing lane line 3 times with my tire. They pulled me over smelled beer completed field sobriety and blew a .115 at station. What are my options with this. It was 7:30 in the evening. I was totally fine a pulled over due to a call in from a driver who was causing more trouble then i did
Well, you need an attorney immediately to deal with the DOL consequences and review the criminal case. Your options, as...
Is there anyway I could keep my license if I receive an MIP?
A couple of weeks ago I was in a vehicle with a couple of other intoxicated minors, although our driver was sober. We were pulled over, and at that point I became aware that the driver didn't have a license, resulting in the cop to further investigate why one of us with a license wasn't driving. He then continued to accuse us of drinking. I refused a breathalyzer, and denied drinking. He then said my eyes were dilated and that I smelled like alcohol. I was then told I would be receiving an MIP in the mail. Upon receiving it in the mail, it said that I've been offered to enter into a diversion program, since this is my first offense. I was wondering if I have any chance of keeping my license (I am 16)?
Yes. Frankly, you may be able to win your case. You'll need to review the specifics of the division program. The...
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