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DWAI (vs. DWI) disclosure statement for application?
Does this look reasonable? "... while I do not have any criminal convictions or pending criminal charges, for the avoidance of any doubt or uncertainty, I do have a traffic infraction on my New York State driving record after being pulled aside at a random police checkpoint. This ultimately resulted in a non-criminal traffic infraction in violation of Vehicle and Traffic Law 1192.1 - Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol, which is expressly not a crime in New York and typically issued when minimal alcohol consumption is observed but not intoxication. Please note that this traffic infraction differs decidedly from a violation of 1192.2 - Driving While Intoxicated offence in New York, which is a criminal misdemeanor and reflects a blood alcohol level above the legal limit of .08% BAC."
That is well written and quite detailed, but what is the question?
Question Re: Interlock Devices Across State Lines
Any insight would be greatly appreciated. In 2011 I was convicted of a DUI while attending college in NJ. I never bothered to get my license back but I have completed all requirements with the exception of installing an IID on a vehicle. I'm now interested in getting my license restored, and intend getting the IID installed in a relative's vehicle in NJ, since I don't own a car. Here's where things get tricky: The reason I want to restore my license is because I have an offer for employment in NYC that would rarely require the operation of box trucks. My question is: would NJ's requirement of an interlock being installed in every vehicle I operate apply in NY? If so, and I applied for a NY license upon moving, would NYS place that restriction on my NYS license? Is there a work waiver?
Where was your conviction - in NY or NJ? I am not licensed to practice in New Jersey, so out of respect for any...
Refusal of Breathalyzer and alleged DWI/DWAI this while I didn't have a TLC drivers license and I was not operating a TLC vehicl
now my tlc license is suspended and they gave me a opportunity to have hearing know I don't know what should I do. I wanted to get it back in effect to start working again.
I suggest that you hire a lawyer who regularly handles TLC hearings.
If you are given a field sobriety test without a breathilizer and are told you passed and then find out cop lied is it admissib
Was not given a breathilizer and was told you passed the fiekd test and at your first court date saw that the policeman was not telling you the truth. If you refuse to go to police location for additional testing, do you have any recourse?
Yes the results of your field sobriety tests are admissible. Prior to the Breathalyzer and Alcotest Machines being...
My father was arrested in Queens, NY for drunk driving. It is his first offense. Should I hire a lawyer?
His BAC level was .18, according to the police who told my mother, who told me. About 3 hours later at the station, they said it came down to .13. He was "speeding without his lights on" which must've been their signal to flag him down. They say at the station, he was so drunk that he was incoherent. But as I wasn't there, I have no idea if that is the case. As mentioned, it is his first offense and he has a pretty good record so far. It's also worth mentioning that both my parents are not fluent in English. I think we should just plea guilty so is there any benefit to hiring a lawyer? What will he/she be able to do? I know that in the worst case scenario, he will be sentenced to up to 1 year in jail but is that likely? What will happen next? He's still at the precinct.
No, he should not plead guilty and yes he should hire a lawyer. Pleading guilty would give him a criminal record. A...
How can I complete my court requirements for a DUI in California when I moved to New York?
I was arrested on January 4, 2014 with a DUI in Los Angeles where I lived at the time. I plead no contest and did what was required except for the DMV classes. I did sign up for them in time and went to a couple at first but my alcohol addiction prevented me from attending the rest. This was my choice, not court required. I ended a residential rehab center in Dec 2014 and completed the program in March 2015. I have contacted the judge via post asking for the next step since I am currently unemployed, broke and living at my parents in New York. I went to get my NY license and couldn't until CA issue is complete. I have asked judge if my 3+ months stay in rehab would count as my DMV classes since they were more intensive. No response. Court fees are paid. What can I do next? Thanks
What it takes to resolve your California DUI case depends on California's requirements. I suggest you contact the...
I need an experienced defense attorney that understands Taxi Limousine Commission laws and regulations who can assist me?
Refusal of Breathalyzer and alleged DWI/DWAI this while I didn't have a TLC drivers license and I was not operating a TLC vehicle.
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