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In VA: I failed a start up test on my interlock (DUI 2nd in 5 to 10, 2nd being in 2008). Right after, it passed me.
I failed a start up test, it locked me out for 5, then retested and I passed. Got to my destination and cut car off, restarted and I passed again. I have not even had device for a month yet and now this and I have not drink anything at all with alcohol, no meds, nothing. Is this is violation and will I get interlock extended, court again, etc? This is completely nuts. I did replace mouth piece and now seems to be working fine. But I can't keep having this happen since obviously this is a false+.
Get your attorney involved, you don't want technical problems getting you in trouble. Good luck.
I'm under 18 and got my first reckless driving is there any chance I won't get my licenses suspensed
It was 83 in a 65 at night around 9
There is always a chance. That said, as a juvenile, if you are convicted of a reckless, the DMV will suspend your...
What happens with your arrested for TWO DUI within one month?
Fiancé arrested for DUI, less than a month later arrested for second DUI.
You need to speak with an experienced attorney. There will be mandatory jail periods if he is found guilty of the...
How will a dismissed/expunged DUI affect citizenship?
I was charged with a DWI first offense in Fairfax County VA. The officer made a mistake by arresting me and I hired a lawyer. The case was obviously dismissed by the judge and the charges expunged. I am a US permanent resident and am now eligible for citizenship, do I have to mention this incident on my N-400 (because my case was dismissed and expunged therefore it "legally" never happened). Furthermore, am I going to face any problems with obtaining my citizenship?
The N-400 specifically asks if you've ever been arrested or cited - don't try to hide anything just because it was...
Renewal for concealed permit with a DUI, No weapon upon arrest.
I have a conceal permit that Exp. 2018, I have 1 DUI conviction in 2014. Did NOT have weapon upon arrest. Permit was never taken, nor anything was said about it being revoked. Am I still able to carry right now? By having a DUI will it prevent my renewal in 2018 or wait another year for 2019 Since its 5 years after the conviction?
Check Virginia Code 18.2-308.09. paragraph 9 disqualifies an individual a concealed carry permit if within the...
Who issues a subpeona if you would be a witness for the defense in a dui case?
My friend got a dui. I was with him he entire time we were at the party and saw how little he drank over an extended period of time. Will my friends attorney subpoena me as a witness or does only the prosecutor issue a subpeona? What if i cant make the court date and ive been subpoenaed?
Your friend's attorney will file the paperwork with the court and the court will issue the subpoena. You would be best...
Is there any way to sastifiy "mandatory" jail time for a 2nd DUI charge in 5 years (bac 0.19) without sitting in a jail cell?
I was convictied of a 2nd DUI in five years with a bac of 0.19%. I received the mandatory 30 day sentence (weekends). I did not appeal and have already served the first weekend. My question is, is there any other way to satisfy the 30 days without sitting in a jail cell? I am serverly diabetic and cannot physically endure what it takes to serve 48 hours each weekend in a cell. Also I have nothing else on my record other than the first DUI (4 years 10 months ago). There was no accident or property damage in either case. Thank you for your responses
Regrettably, no. Mandatory jail time in Virginia is just that - mandatory time behind bars. If 10 days have not...
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