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How should a judge respond to the prosecutor providing wrong info on defendant stating they had a prior DUI conviction?
Prosecutor provided judge with a prior DUI conviction on defendant in misdemeanor assault case. It wasn't realized until just prior to judges decision. Defendant has spotless record but was issued 90 days in jail, with 60 commuted.
How should a judge respond? Depends on how the defendant's attorney responded.
I have a DUI from2 years ago in new Orleans but I live in Virginia now, I cant get a Virginia license.
If I file bankruptcy would I be able to get it here in Virginia ?
You don't say what happened with the DUI, but a single DUI doesn't usually result in a suspension for more than a year...
I was arrested a few weeks ago for a DUI. I was 17 at the time of arrest and blew .05. Should I get a lawyer?
I was alone in the car when I ran it off the road and no property was damaged. I don't know if I should spend a lot of money and get a lawyer or try to plea for a lesser sentence or create a plea bargain myself.
Yes you need an attorney. The Commonwealth has no reason to plea bargain with you. I would immediately seek out and...
What do I need to do to get my license back, what programs should I sign up for to recover or mitigate a 1st DWI offense in VA?
I was charged for a 1st offense DWI in VA. I was very respectful to the officer and very cooperative. I did refuse to blow in the breathalyzer or give blood work. Is there anything I could do to mitigate this offense to a lower one? What programs can I sign up for now to assist me with this offense?
The best thing you could do: seek out a DUI attorney in your area. Dumbest thing you could do: attempt to handle...
I have a michigan license i have a dui pending in virginia will my michigan license be suspended?
It is a dui first. i did not blow
Most likely yes, if you are convicted of a DUI. Michigan and Virginia have reciprocal suspension laws. When you are...
Is it entrapment to ask someone to come outside and speak to you and then arrest them for being drunk in public?
My son was drinking inside his home. There was a confrontation outside and police were called. The officer came to his door and asked him to come outside to speak to him. He thought he did not have a choice since it was a police officer that requested him to come outside. My son had been hit in the previous confrontation and the person left and my son went back inside. The police asked the name of the person that hit him and he said he didn't know. The officer said "I guess you should have listened to your girlfriend when she told you not to come outside. You are under arrest for being drunk in public". Is this legal?
Unfortunately, I have seen this ridiculous fact pattern more than once. The case will come down to the question of...
What is the benefit of having a DUI conviction reduced to a violation?
My lawyer filed a motion for me trying to get my DUI conviction reduced to a violation, i was just curious how that really benefits me.. I got my DUI in 2012 in NH and already have my license back.
Ask your attorney, perhaps to avoid your next DUI from becoming a second with more serious penalties.