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What are the laws in massachusetts requiring police police officers to give sobriety tests?
My sister was crossing the street last year year with two of her friends when two of them were hit by a girl coming home from a bar (she told police). She was severely injured, spent the last 15 months in the hospital/rehab and actually passed away earlier this week. The police never gave a breathalyzer, field sobriety test, nothing. She told them she was at a bar. Isn't there some law that would mandate a blood test if there is such traumatic injury? So many people drive under the influence of drugs and alcohol, I don't know why the cops didn't do any testing whatsoever.
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I got a DUI back in 2007 but recived a CWOF... can i still get my licencse to carry?
wis there a certain time limit that i will be able to get it or will i never be able to?
Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. Although a CWOF typically does not count as a conviction,...
24d drunk driver program
I'm going to a 24d program tomorrow issued by court for dui, my question is do they test for alcohol? I'mean trying to enjoy my Friday night and don't want to call to jail for drinking the night before, I'm only trying to get a buzz not wasted. So drinking bad idea?
This question does not require legal advice. I would strongly advise against drinking of any kind during this process....
If I got a DUI in CA but live in MA, do I also need a MA Lawyer?
I was charged with a dui 7 months ago in CA on vacation. I hired an attorney in CA but want to know if I need a MA One. Also, is my license suspended before the final arraingment or the day of arrest?
Sounds like you need to hire a lawyer in California, the state where you are charged. They will be licensed to practice...
Can someone get an OUI for sleeping at the wheel at a red light? passed all sorbiety tests but had parafanalia in his car
my fiancee fell asleep at the wheel at a red light, he works odd hours and is exhausted all the time. a cop pulled him over a gave him a sobriety test and he passed. the cop proceeded to check his truck and found a needle. took him into custody,i bailed him out and the judge the next day ordered drug/alcohol tests. he went into court last monday and they said he failed 1 of his alcohol tests. they took him to a correctional facility for detox but he didn't have anything in his system, now he is on the rehab side. no one called me (fiancee) to let me know anything!!! please help me! i haven't gotten anywhere with all the phone calls I've made. his court appointed attorney promised he would call me with details and nothing.. he had my car keys and i can't get them back!!
Well, you are in a tough situation because you are not the defendant so you are not in a position to affect the...
Massachusetts CWOF Dismissed OUI / Entry into Canada
OUI case is a CWOF (Continuation without a finding) in Massachusetts. Case will be dismissed pending completion of probation June 2015. Plan on trip to Vancouver for a Cruise in August 2016. I have heard mixed opinions on this site, and elsewhere regarding crossing the Canadian Border under these circumstances. 1) Since the case will have been dismissed by then, a letter from a lawyer or paperwork from the court stating that the case is dismissed will suffice. 2) Will need a Temporary Resident Permit. 3) Will need a full Canadian Criminal Rehabilitation. 4) None of these options above will work. Looking for advice on next steps. And if the suggestion is to talk to a Canadian Immigration Lawyer, then a referral to a good Canadian Immigration Lawyer. Thank You!
AVVO doesn't let us solicit or refer, you need to secure an attorney on your own. As to your issue, CWOFS are...
How long does the state have to prosecute you before they have to drop charges
I have a OUI #2 and its been 4 years and I have been out on $2500 bail showing up for court every date on time then a few weeks ago I was arrested on a warrant cause apparently I was supposed to goto court. last time I went they said the victim/witness was gonna be outa the country for 9 months and we might have a earlier date to discus a plea which I never could get ahold of my lawyer to find out when. its dragging on and every time I show up ether we are not ready or the D.A. isn't ready. When I say we I mean my lawyer who is paid for by the state. So now that I just spent a week in jail again cause of "there" lawyer I finally got a new one who seems pretty good if she sticks around. How many times can this happen?
If you have a new lawyer, I think you are best advised to speak to her. I appreciate that you are trying to tell us...