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Can I fight the dui charges?
I ram into a truck in a hotel parking lot and fell asleep in my car. I didnt do any damage to the truck and he didnt care. The front desk lady called to police and they came and arrested me for dui. I refused field sobriety test and blood test. The hotel parking lot is private property.
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I am going to plea court, I am stressing about the possible sentence..
I am going to court at the end of this month for a DUI to plea.. I am going to plea guilty. I have 3 felonies on my record from 2009, 1 theft by unlawful taking, f3. Criminal conspiracy f3. And reckless burning f3. The sentencing guidelines in PA for first offense DUI highest tier is 72 hrs to 6 months. My question is will my prior record have any effect on what the judge will sentence me.
It could. A judge is certainly going to consider it in deciding the appropriate sentence. The judge will also...
I am already on probation but go offered ARD
in court today I got offered ARD, I have a past criminal record and I am currently on probation.. is it possible to get accepted into the ARD program while on probation..
You should talk with an attorney immediately about this. ARD is generally a first time offender program so most people...
How to get non DUI ARD expunged? Completed ARD program in April in Clarion County.
Earlier this year I was placed on non DUI ARD for False Identification charges and an underage drinking and criminal trespassing charge were Nolle Prossed. I completed Non DUI ARD in April 2014. I want to expunge it, but I have no idea how. My probation officer was no help and my Pubic Defender was no help either. I went to the court house in Clarion, PA and they were of no help to me either and were confused. How do I get it expunged?
There are rules of procedure you must follow. You may also need a complete criminal history record from the police. I...
Is a flat tire enough for probable cause in a DUI arrest?
I had a flat tire and was pulled off the road onto a private drive. As I was waiting for help to arrive, the local police pulled in behind me and smelled alcohol on me. They then contacted the state police. I was offered a sobriety test and declined. Then I was unable to complete the breathalizer due to health issues. So, they took me to the hospital for blood work and I was then free to go. My vehicle was off and pulled safely off the road. Were they permitted to stop and subsequently accuse me of DUI?
Changing a flat tire in and of itself is not probable cause for a DUI. However, an officer acting within his community...
If a police officer suspects you are DUI can he follow you for 5 miles into your driveway with no lights or sirens on
I felt threatened not knowing who had followed me home and I got put with a gun I was in fear gpr my life
The simple answer is that there was nothing illegal with the facts as you presented them. If you are charged, you...
At an ARD hearing is it likely the Judge will ask if anyone has been arrested since the original DUI arrest?
I'm curious what questions might have to be answered or if the hearing is simply proceedural?
It depends on the county, some will outright ask, some will ask that you sign a document saying you have no other...