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Do I need an attorney? and what are typical punishments?
I am 19 and was arrested for DWI in gibson county indiana. BAC .068 this is my first offense
Your best bet is certainly to get can attorney. The case may be defensible, and lawyers are very helpful when trying to...
My so has 2 DUI in Iowa and facing one DUI in Indiana now what can he get from this in court ? All happened with in 4 yrs
All DUI s were in 4 yrs he left the car and came home and they picked him up at home
Jail is a real possibility -- he needs a criminal defense attorney that handles alcohol-related driving offense cases.
If a Dwi I had ten years ago had a habitual traffic offender on it,can they use for 3rd now in habitual substance offender?
I lost my license for 10 years over habitual traffic offender.I just got them back.I have pending charges in court now,and they have filed habitual substance abuse offender using that 10 year old Dwi and a older possession of a controlled substance.I feel this would be insane!I did jail time,then no license for ten years,and now they want me to pay on it again!!Is there not some limit to this!?
As DUI laws have become more stringent, they have tied themselves to substance abuse offenses. If you are convicted of...
I was arrested Indiana for DUI. But I live in TN. How do these cases usually proceed.
Blew a .17 on the breathalyzer. Did not resist or complain.
You will have to answer to the charges in the Indiana county where they occurred. If found guilty punishment can...
Will a 10 year old DUI conviction affect sentencing for a current DUI case?
My partner is being charged with a Class A misdemeanor for operating with a BAC above .15%. He has a past DUI conviction from over 10 years ago. I understand because the conviction is so old it cannot enhance the sentence, but is this something that would mean he is likely to face the steeper end of 1st time offense penalties? Can a judge consider an offense so far back when sentencing?
Yes. Prior criminal history is one of the most important factors a judge considers in sentencing. This is especially...
Is there a statue of limitation on a lifetime suspension
I got pulled over on a lifetime suspension but it's been 17 years ago
There are different spans of suspension including life-time suspensions. However, you may be able to apply for...
How can his sentence be reduced?
So my friend is in all this legal trouble because he shoplifted. He decided to go with this work release thing (like they basically go around and clean up the city for 8-9 hours a day on the weekends) and not do the 30 days in jail. He passed his first drug test last week but failed it this week. Now he's in jail and they said he'll be in there for one year. (Maybe six on good behavior I'm not sure how any of this works) Is there gonna be bail or any way to make it reduced?
There at many potential factors to consider to see if this is possible. Someone will have to meet with a local criminal...