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Should I stay with the public defender or hire a DUI attorney
The Court appointed the public defender when I was charged with DUI .
No one here can really answer that Q. I would sit down w/ the PD and discuss his/her experience. Then I would contact a...
Can you be arrested for DUI when you weren't in the car when the police arrived . The car in question was locked , no keys in th
Aressted for DUI in the state of alaska . I was not in the car when approached by the police . The car in question was locked and there were no keys in the ignition . A caller reported a possible drunk driver and I was the first person he saw . I was crossing the street in a parking lot that is close go where I live when approached by the police and arrested . It was note time and the parking lot was dimly lit .
Arrested, yes; convicted, perhaps not. The standard to contact (reasonable suspicion) is lower than the standard to...
How far back does the state of Alaska look back at your record when sentencing on a first DUI conviction
DUI conviction in the state of Alaska
The prosecutor will have access to see your entire driving and criminal history. Each state has different DUI laws so...
How do I retrieve an impounded truck I loaned for the day to my brother? I was not driving or a passenger.
Truck was loaned to brother, he was arrested Sat. for: Charge#1. DUI-2+ Priors, Charge#2. Felony refusal of Chem Test 2+Priors, Charge#3. Endanger Welfare Minor 1-DUI with child, Charge#4.Misc/Weapons3 - Felon in Possession, Charge#5.Drive without valid license. Was unaware of prior charges, no valid license. Brother was visiting from Oregon. Have contacted Alaska State Troopers (as they stopped him), City Attorney, Badger Towing where vehicle is stored at North Pole, Alaska, etc. to try to get vehicle back. Live 250 miles from Fairbanks, need truck for firewood and fuel hauling. Is there any change to get vehicle back? Do I need an attorney? Thank you.
That's a tricky question. If you contact the prosecutor and the defense lawyer they may both agree to the vehicle's...
What is the best way to approach a DUI/DUI refusal if you suffered head injuries in MVA and cannot remember declining any tests?
MVA in Waterford North Dakota and Police stated release on own due to injuries sustained in MVA> Driver does not remember anything due to multiple fractures in face/jaw and body. Was released by hospital as soon as Police released driver and he had to go to Montana for hospital attention and cannot remember any of the incident.
The very best approach is to hire the best DUI lawyer you can find.
How do I contact a public defender regarding my recent DUI arrest in Kenai?
I was arrested and charged with DUI and refusal. My bail was $1000 and I am unclear about whether I am being charged with a felony or not.
If you have been to court and had the Public Defender appointed, then you can just call their office and they will...
How do I get a driver's licence after felony dui
Got charged with a dui. Likely conviction.
Consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney in your area. Whether you are convicted or this charge will...