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Arrested in my front yard for being drunk and tearing stuff up with my truck- thought it was my private property - two felonies
A year ago I got really drunk at my house jumped into my truck, in my private drive way,and tore up the lovely yard that the wife likes so much and pushed over my storage shed. Mind you no one was at the house at the time but I was arrested and charged with agrivated DUI , criminal mischief, criminal endangerment. I did all this damage then turned my truck off and waited in my yard for about 2 minutes until the police showed up. My attorney , which my wife use to work for, wasn't much help- got a plea agreement that cancelled the DUI but kept the other two which are felonies. Do you think this was handled properly? I know these small towns make up their own rules as in my case- wife and father-in-law, which I live right across the street from,influenced the police- cant be right?
Attorneys will not second guess other attorneys after the fact because they are in a better position to know your case...
Should I fight this DUI? Entrapment?
I was at a friends house when her boyfriend came home extremely intoxicated. He collapsed on the floor and was not breathing. The last time I've seen someone collapse was my father when he passed away. This scared me badly. I was breathing into him mouth to mouth when he gasped for air. This happened 4 times before his girlfriend called for an ambul ance. When they arrived josh took off out the back door. After questioning I must have said 50 times I just want to go home. One officer asked where I lived before he could answer me the other said no u aren't getting a ride anywhere. I calmed Lauren down about 20min later I pulled out the driveway and the headlights came on and I got a DUI. I did not blow so I had blood taken. I had practically begged for a ride.
This isn't entrapment. Entrapment is when the police induce you to do something you wouldn't normally do. Here, you...
Can I transfer my case to another state?
I got my first dui in Billings, MT. Ever since then I've lost my job, housing, and pretty much everything. I have a great opportunity back home in NC. Can my case be transfered there so I can have an actual chance at life?
I'm not certain I understand your question fully. A misdemeanor DUI would not prevent you from moving out of state, in...
Should I go to motions hearing or take deal?
Aggregated dui charge day before plea deal deadline the prosecuting attorney released more discovery that he previously said didn't exist. What would judge due at motions hearing finding out he withheld information from my defense this whole time.
You really need to discuss this with the person who already knows all the facts and doesn't have to make assumptions...
If you refuse a Breathalyzer.....
If you refuse a breathalyzer test, when they take you to the hospital to draw blood, do they by law have to hand you the court order paper before your blood is taken?
I am not licensed in Montana, so out of respect for any answer given by an experienced attorney licensed in Montana, I...
How do I deal with a case that was filed in one state if I am living in a different one and can not make it to my date?
I am a college student from Montana who received a minor in consumption (MIC) while I was at school in Arizona. My court date is scheduled for June 10th but I am back home for the summer so I am unable to get down to Arizona for the scheduled date. They denied my request for a continuance so I am trying to figure out what ways I can take care of it without going down there. I was told there are things I can do without going down there, but I am not sure what those things are.
First of all, I would like to point out that I am an attorney licensed to practice law in Montana, not Arizona, so I am...
Should I plead no contest to first offense DUI am 18
No criminal record first offense don't remember do it so I can't plead guilty to somethin I don't remember doin..
You should consult with an attorney in your state of Montana. Avvo has many Montana DUI attorneys and many offer free...