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Can aggravated DWI ever be reduced to DWAI in NY State?
Circumstances: officer followed me for speeding, then pulled me over when I briefly inched over the double yellow, approx 3:05 AM. I was no longer in a low speed zone when he pulled me over. I am on Adderall, and did not believe myself to be intoxicated, otherwise I would not have chosen to drive. At the station, the officer mentioned that he appreciated how respectful I was, and noted to the officer administering the breathalyzer that I was very remorseful. They claimed verbally that I blew a .20, but wrote on the paperwork that it was .12. They made this "mistake" twice. Told me if I show up to court I should be "fine." I've read conflicting information about whether I could get a plea bargain to DWAI in NY State. I have an otherwise clean record, excellent educational background, etc.
Can it? Yes of course. Will it? Unlikely. In some places absolutely not absent extraordinary circumstances. You've...
What are my odds of getting my DWI charge reduced or dismissed in NY?
I was pulled over for speeding, and inching over the solid line. Conditions were very dark and rainy. This was early morning hours, and I was also tired. I did not pass the field sobriety tests, though I personally believe I should have; being very nervous affected my performance. I'm charged with DWI and aggravated DWI, as the officer claimed I blew a .20, however, the paperwork lists my BAC as .12 in both fields where that information is required. I did not believe I was impaired (wouldn't have driven if I did), but I am on Adderall, which can make it difficult to know sometimes. The officer and I got along quite well. I have an otherwise spotless record, and am known to be an accomplished and respectful young man. I'm seeking counsel. What are my chances?
I suggest that you review VTL 1192(10) which can be found at: http://ypdcrime.com/vt/article31.htm#t1192.
Average time served for vehicular manslaughter in ny with no prior conviction
my nephew is being charged with vehicular manslaughter, dwi(bac .10) and failure to yield. what is the average time to be served for such crimes(as we will be taking temporary custody of his children)no prior history of anything in his past just a tragic mistake on his part.
There is no average. Every case is different.
Questions regarding going to court for an open container appearance ticket with a previously clean record?
I go to school in New Paltz, New York, but live on Long Island. During last semester, I was found in my car, with the car off, with a gulp and a half amount of beer in a McDonald's cup. I was put in handcuffs, and eventually released with an Appearance Ticket. And I haven't told the 'rents, and want to keep it that way. The semester ended the 15th, and I'm due in court tomorrow, the 29th. Now I have to drive over 100 miles to appear in court tomorrow @ 5pm. In NYS, the penalty for a first-offense Open Container is up to $200 and/or 15 days in prison. Up until then, I've had a sparkling-clean record. Could I actually be sent to prison? How do I go about getting council via court? Do I just show up & ask or call ahead? What about a "Prayer for Judgement;" is that actually legit? Thank You
Talk about waiting until the last second to deal with this . . . While you could actually be sent to prison, I think...
How do I remove previous suspensions from assesments
My husband had suspensions from failure to pay fine / assessments . He recently was turned down for a promotion because of it . How can we clean his abstract? NYS
You need to go down to DMV and print his abstract first and see what is outstanding. Then take it to an attorney and...
I have a prior dwai and I just got charged with a dwi misdemeanor what are the possible penalties?
I refused the breathalyzer and didn't admit to drinking. I got the dwai 5 years ago. I was also given tickets for driving erratically
Because you refused and your case is in Wallkill, the DA will likely offer the DWI misdemeanor to cover all other...
Do I need an interlock device if I completed probation?
I was convicted of an Aggravated DWI in 2013 (I live in NY). I completed three years of probation in May, and I am about to apply for my license. From what I'm gathering online is that probation monitors the interlock device, but what happens if I'm not on probation anymore? Am I still required to get it? I completed all the court requirements, I just never got my license back.
it depends on the conditions of your plea or sentence after trial and any additional conditions that DMV may impose...