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Can I get a pbj ruling if I got one for a dui 2 yrs ago and that probation is over?
Hi I got pulled over today and the cop in anne Arundel county said I did a rolling stop and issued me a driver fail to make required stop at sign. Ta 21-202(m). W another 2 additional warnings. I got a dui in 2012 and the verdict cam out as pbj for a year w no moving violation (bc I was driving recklessly). The probation period was over last April 2014. I haven't had any tickets since the dui tickets in 2012. My question is is it worth going to court for? If I do go to court am I able to go for another pbj judgement or plea bargain for a point reduction or will the judge look down upon my record and issue me the same points, fine plus court costs??
Yes, you can get a PBJ for the failure to stop at a stop sign, but the prior DUI would be considered by the judge....
I recently moved to MD and I have a DUI license suspension. Could I get a restricted license or lock system to drive to work?
I got a DUI in Erie, PA, and my license is suspended. I moved down to Maryland for my new job at Northrop Grumman and realized I really need a vehicle to drive to work. I would greatly appreciate any information regarding attaining a restricted work license to get to/from work. This would help me a lot and relieve much stress. I also am intent on getting a masters degree from John Hopkins University, and I was wondering if this restricted license could also work for driving to classes. Thank you for any help. I am currently desperate for options to my current problem, and a restricted license sounds like it aid me greatly for work.
Here's a good resource to start your inquiry: http://www.mva.maryland.gov/Driver-Services/Apply/new-to-Maryland.htm
How long between incidents does there need to be for a DUI to be considered a first offense?
My husband was pulled over for a DUI in March 2016. His trial was just this week (8/23/16). He was sentenced with a DWI, 1 yr. probation, and 1 weekend in jail. He was pulled over back in 2009 and was given a PBJ. If the lookback period for Maryland is 5 years, why was this stop considered to be a 2nd offense? He has had a clean record for 7 years.
There is no specific "look back" period. Any prior conviction or PBJ may be considered by the sentencing judge. There...
What to do if you didn't file for an mva hearing in time before license was suspended for a DUI?
My girlfriend got arrested for a DUI. She went to her court date in July and got it continued so she can use the public defenders office. She was issued a temp license. but didn't know she had to request an mva hearing. She got pulled over today and got a ticket for driving on a suspended. What can she do to get an extension of her temp license or a restricted license that allows her to at least drive to work?
If 30 days have expired and it sounds like it has, then it is too late to file for a hearing or elect the ignition...
My wife drove drunk, I have it on video her pulling in and then her walking in and I ask her about it. Can I use this in court?
Going through a divorce and want to use this as evidence.
if she did not consent to the audio (her voice being recorded) then you would not be able to use the audio, but could...
I had a DUI that resulted in a PBJ in Maryland. It has been 3 years since the end on my probation. Get i get it expunged?
I had a DUI that resulted in a probation before judgment in Maryland. It has been 3 years since the end on my probation. Can I get it expunged, at least in the records potential employers would have access too?
Unfortunately, no. That offense is one that the General Assembly does not allow to be expunged.
I have a 2 part question for an experienced criminal (DUI) attorney and seeking input on defense exploits.
The DA is hanging her hat on a blood draw from a hospital. A supeana decces teum was issued. Atty. Justin McSHANE, exhaustively covers hospital blood draws:not forensic. Before getting into that level of debate, what would defense approach be if: 1) I was detained not arrested, in hospital ICU with TBI, did not consent (I was cognitively impaired with a subdural hematoma, a potentially life threatening injury), officer either waited for an ETOH reading (time-stamp) then charged me, or charged me before the reading. Would DA need a grand jury supeana to satisfy HIPPA laws? Does Missouri vs McNeally apply? Qualified personnel, can I demand that the nurse (if it was a nurse) who took my blood be present at trial, the tech\analyst, the custodian of records, ect?
The questions you ask are highly technical and are factually dependent and thus require a careful review of the...