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Can a prosecutor use past at arrests against me in my DWI case?
I have a DWI from 2006, and 2007. The 2007 one the charges were never filed. I barely blew a .8. Since then I've got a clean record, not even a parking ticket. Two nights ago I got another DWI. They are counting it as my third even though the one from 2006 was over ten years and the other one, charges were never filed. Mind you the first two were in another state. They took my car and threatening to revoke it. Of course no liscense. I've decided to stop drinking and attend AA again. I had quit drinking for several years. Does it seem right that they would consider this my third? Are they going to consider the one were charges weren't filed as the second? Why are they considering one that's over ten years old? No was hurt, nor was there physical damage - no accident - thank god. I did however blow a .2. Is there any hope for me? Any advice appreciated. I know I messed up.
Minnesota will look 10 years back to use any dwi charges against you. It sounds like you would only have one prior in...
How do I find out if charges were filed against me or if I have a warrant from a DWI in 2007?
I went to court the first time but was not charged yet. Due to a very bad escalating domestic violence situation I fled the state and never looked back. Fast forward 10 years I get another DWI. No other infractions in ten years for anything... I just messed up. I've decided to stop drinking all together and go to AA. So now I'm worried about DWI charge I fled. The prosecutor in the new case can see the arrests right? How do I know if charges were ever filed? The state of old infractions is NM, the new infraction is in MN. I have had some contact with police in the last ten years and a friend of mine who works in records at a Sheriff's office ran my name. There's nothing... no warrants.. nothing. What's going on? I want to do the right thing but am also scared as hell.
You can call the county sheriffs department to check on any warrant for a quick answer. If needed, you should consult...
Would it be possible to get it an underage consumption ticket off my record? Will my license be suspended/insurance go up?
2 years ago, right before college, some friends and I were camping and ended up getting underage consumption tickets. It was my first time drinking, and I talked with a lawyer my dad knows and ended up getting a deal with the prosecutor where I got a stay of adjudication and did 50 hours of community service and one year of probation and its not on my record. This year, I stupidly got in the car with my 21 year old friend who had been drinking, and I had also been drinking, because I didn't want to walk back to my dorm alone. We got pulled over, and the officer did a breathalyzer but never gave me a ticket or anything. I got one in the mail 3 weeks later, charging me with underage consumption and it is a misdemeanor. Could I get it off my record even though its my second ticket?
It's possible, although there are no guarantees. For the best possible outcome, you should consult with an attorney in...
What do I need to do to get my license reinstated?
I was convicted of a DUI last year in Minnesota and lost my license for a year. It is getting to be about the time for the year to be up and I'm wondering what are the steps and requirements I will need to do to get my license back.
Go to your local DMV and they will outline your requirements for reinstatement. Some of those requirements include...
What do I do after my DWI?
This last weekend has been the worst of my life, on Friday night I left a friend's house and hit some ice and thought I hit a snowbank, in shock I drove back to my friend's house because I had hit my head to clean my face up, my friend said he would ride with me so I would feel better, driving by the scene the cops saw my vehicle and pulled me over, I was very complient and did everything the officer said. He told me I actually hit a pole that was in the snowbank, I was placed in the back of the car and was brought to the station where I was booked with a BAL of .17, I bailed out the next morning but was not given my court date. They said I would have my license revoked for a year and whiskey plates for the same amount of time. What do I do next? They never offered me an attorney, I don't know when my court date is. This is my first time ever in trouble, ever been arrested, never a citation or warning for anything. What do I do?
Contact an experienced DUI attorney immediately. There is a narrow window of time to dispute the civil implied consent...
I was charged with dwi. I had prescribed meds in my system. How to proceed?
I am in recovery. went though c d treatment in early 2016. while there I was placed on anxiety meds to treat underlying behavior issues. On 10/29/16 I was stopped for erratic driving. The resulting blood test came back positive for lorazepam. I now have a dwi charge based on that blood test analysis
Do not post abiut your case online. You should consult with a lawyer today. You have some potential defenses that...
Why dont the PO dept do something?
I have been sending text and pictures of someone drinking that has a DUI and no license to there PO officer and eventually the POs boss and they wont do anything about it Its like they think Im lying Ive done it about 10 times and nothing the PO officer keeps telling my friend about the text and messages he has tested them and it comes up clean and Ive seen him face to face drink all night get in his car and not fail the in toxalock system I don't understand... Am I gonna get in trouble if I keep reporting this? The person needs help bad....
Obviouly, your pictures and reports are not going to be enough for the PO. Let the PO do his/her, job, and quit...