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Can you be convicted of a DUI with only marijuana???
Can you be convicted of a DUI with only marijuana???
Yes. In fact recently they added a new crime, DUID which is driving under the influence drugs.
Field sobriety breath test bac reading not admissible in court?
What happens when inadmissible information such as a field sobriety breath test actual BAC reading (not just positive or negative reading) is mentioned or brought up in a trial. Can that be considered a mistrial? or it is just a simple objection call for the judge to overrule or sustain?
Depends on what the defense attorney does about it and how the judge rules.
DUI - Unclear on car insurance/suspended license.
I recently got a DUI and my license was suspended last month. I just saw that my current car insurance provider has raised my rates substantially (thousands more). I have 1 month to find another provider until my policy runs out. I got my restricted license this month which will last 5 months. I called Breathe Easy during the 30 day period that my license was suspended by the court and got an SR22 filed, keeping my current insurance policy in hopes that my rates would stay the same. To be honest the restricted license is useless to me. I live and work in a city with public transportation, and I can get around easily without a car. Am I able to wait out the next 5 months before getting a new car insurance plan? Or do i have to be insured to prevent my license from being suspended? The letter I received said I need to have proof of financial responsibility filed for 3 years, which I assume is just the Sr22. It doesn't make sense for me to have insurance during a period that I will not be driving. Also, if my license were to get suspended again due to my car insurance running out, does that reset the start date for my 3 year requirement of an Sr22 to be filed? Thank you.
Apples and oranges. You have to have an SR 22 for 3 years. I assume you know what that document is and does. It is a...
My question is the in the 2009 DUI there are alleging the 2016 conviction as a prior, that makes no sense. How can they do that
Got stopped for DUI in 2009 , case was filed in court , I never got not notice of court date. Warrant went out, I never knew about it. I just plead in 2016 to a new DUI. Now they want to prosecute the old 2009.
They'll have a hard time prosecuting a case from 2009. You need a lawyer though to litigate a speedy-trial or "Serna"...
Drug oui chances
I got stopped for expired tag, i didnt drive faulty and obeyed all traffic laws, officer noticed that i had slurred speech and saw bruises all over my body and mud. also noticed that i couldn't follow directions he asked me to do hgn test 6/6 cues then did walk and turn 8/8 cues and 4/4 cues on one leg stand there was a small rain shower while the tests was performed i am prescribed glasses but wasn't wearing them that day i stumbled several times while being placed under arrest and made strange comments at times when i got to the station an ems drew my blood which tested positive for phenazepam and mitragynine the exact concentration of the drugs was not provided. can the government provide this state beyond a reasonable doubt in your opinion?
Fourth posting. Please see original answer.
What happens after arrested for drunk in public after first DUI in CA?
Hi! In May I was arrested for my first DUI. I received no jail time, and instead was on 3 year non reporting probation and required to take the DUI class. A few weeks ago, I was arrested for a Drunk in Public. I spent the weekend in jail. I went before a judge on that Monday, and was released on bail . The prosecutors want to drop the drunk in public charge, but want to go after the probation violation. I have a court date in a few weeks and wanted to know what to expect. Since I spent 4 days in jail already ( my attorney told me that counted for 8) I just wanted to have the best idea of what exactly I am facing. Thank you.
The reason the D.A. wants to go after the Probation violation instead of the Drunk in Public charge, is because it is...
Do I have to apply for a new H1b because of a DUI arrest?
I got a DUI on Jan 4th 2016 and within 10 days got the below email from the American Consulate in India - "This message is being sent to inform you that the non-immigrant U.S. visas which you currently hold have been revoked in accordance with the United States Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The visas are no longer considered valid for travel to the United States. Following the interview at the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai and the subsequent issuance of the visa, additional information became available that indicates you may no longer be eligible for the visas issued. If you desire to travel to the U.S. you must apply for a new visa, at which time your eligibility for the visa will be reviewed and the application adjudicated accordingly." I checked the authenticity of this and yes, my H1B has been revoked. I had only been charged and not convicted. Is it legal for me to stay in the US now? If I go back for a new visa, will they deny me one? Confused on what to do next. My employers immigration group is working to get more details on this from the consulate.
More information is required, but the same cannot be sought on an online public forum. Consult with an attorney in...