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Are desk appearance tickets given for aggravated reckless driving or if one of the charges is dwi or aggravated dwi?
Pulled over breathalyzed and arrested in queens. Somewhat quickly was given a desk appearance ticket so did not see a judge. I know how serious this is and extremely stressed and disappointed in my actions.
It is rare for a DAT to be given for DWI in New York City. Usually a person stopped for DWI in the city, unless...
Can I have this DWI dropped for lack of a speedy trial?
Was arrested in June of 2014 for dwi 0.8 . Went to court 2 times but my public defender could not reach a plea deal. Told by the judge that we would go to trial. I just got a letter with a court date ,from my public defender, In it he said he will meet me in court on the day of trial .it's been almost 2 years without a word from anyone .
It's possible. That is a very specific question dealing with the stated reasons for adjournments. Ask your current...
Would it create problems at US immigration or visa renewal for re-entry into the US even though my 2nd DUI case was dismissed?
I had a DUI in 2010. I was arrested for another DUI in 2015. Would it create problems at US immigration or visa renewal for re-entry into the US even though my 2nd DUI case was dismissed? I am concerned because one of the questions asked in the visa application while re-entering US is 'Have you ever been arrested or convicted for any offense or crime even though subject to pardon, amnesty or other similar action?'.
You have to answer "yes" regardless of how long ago your first DUI was (assuming you were arrested), but the second...
Can a lawyer help me get my liscense back if I have 5 dwi in my lifetime and I got a letter saying I'm suspended indefinately?
Ive gotten 5 dwi's over a 20 year period my last one was 6 years ago I payed all my fines and reapplied for my liscense and was told I'm revoked indefinately.
It's very unlikely that you will ever get your license back. Driving is a privilege, not a right and you have proven...
Do I have to disclose an expunged DUI from 12 years ago on my FAA Class 1 application?
I am applying for a FAA Class 1 medical certificate for the first time. I was convicted of underage drinking 16 years ago and plead guilty to Public Drunkeness in order to not lose my license. I understand I will have to disclose this. 13 years ago, I was arrested for aggravated DUI in Oklahoma. I do not recall what my BAC was. I returned home to Pennsylvania, completed ARD, and my record was expunged. Given that the record was expunged and that it happened so long ago, before i was a pilot, do I have to disclose this on my medical application?
You should consult with an attorney in Oklahoma. New York does not have expungement fir DWI crimes.
In Nassau County, is a person's license suspended at the arraignment? If yes, can you request a conditional license?
Charges: - NYS V and T Law 6001A leaving/scene property damage acc - NYS V and T Law 1129A following too closely - NYS V and T Law 11923 driving while intoxicated - NYS V and T Law 11922 driving w/ .08 of 1% or more of alc. No damage to property, no accident report filed (that we know of) , absolutely no criminal or traffic record. State trooper showed up at person's house 20-30 minutes after the incident and forced her to take a breathalyzer after waking her up from a sound sleep.
Yes, the license generally gets suspended and yes, you can generally get a conditional license 30 days after the...
CPL 30.30 question. Can anyone shed some light on why i wouldn't get the charges dismissed or why I should take the plea offer?
I was charged with unsafe lane change and dwi 1192(3) in July 2015. I was never issued the additional charge of 1192(2) even after they received my chemical blood BAC of .14. My lawyer and I have since attended court five times which the fifth being when we asked for a bench trial. They scheduled trial for 1/7/2016, the judge then postponed due to scheduling conflict and rescheduled for 2/11/2016. On February 2nd we were notified of another postponement, which 'the people' could not give a reason for postponement nor did they give a reschedule date. My lawyer did not consent to this adjournment. Since then, We have had no contact with the ADA or court since. My lawyer filed a motion to dismiss based on CPL 30.30 yesterday. The ADA has just contacted him with a plea offer of DWAI. I am not sure what to do. Can anyone shed some light on why we wouldn't get the charges dismissed or why I should take the offer? I don't want to cut myself short if it could get dropped all together. Thank you. I am not sure what to do. Can anyone shed some light on why we wouldn't get the charges dismissed or why I should take the offer? I don't want to cut myself short if it could get dropped.
These are questions that your lawyer, who knows ALL of the facts, should answer. Were you originally charged with DWI...