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If the officer doesn't show up for court will the judge throw out public drunk charge?
My son was told by the officer to get in his truck & drive home. He said "I can't drive, I've been drinking." So he walked away and call dispatch. He was trying to file charges against another man in the bar who hit him. My son didn't know the man or why he hit him. The dispatcher told him to go back to the officer & he would file a report. When he returned to the officer, he arrested him. Doesn't the fact that he told my son to drive himself home show he shouldn't be charged with public drunk?
"If the officer doesn't show up for court will the judge throw out public drunk charge?" Not necessarily. Most (not...
If i am a 21 year old student and I harm somebody in a DUI Accident, can they sue my parents if the car title is in my name?
Parents are removing me from insurance because they feel they are at risk of being sued if I were to get in a car accident and hurt somebody else due to DUI. I own and paid for my car in full and the title is in my name.
You will be the only one who is liable, your parents are correct in what they are doing.
I blew a .14 on my 4th attempt (first 3 did not register) at a DUI checkpoint and was arrested for DUI. Could this case be beat?
I also did the full field sobriety test to which I believe to have completed pretty well. I have a squeaky clean record as of now. I just want to know if getting a lawyer and trying to fight the case would be worth it or if I should just pay the fines and accept my punishment. I know you probably need more info about the situation but everything was pretty normal other than the breathalyzer not registering the first 3 times. Any help would be great. Thanks
Get a local criminal defense attorney. A DUI is serious and can have long lasting consequences if you are not properly...
Officers got charges mixed up. Can charges be switched after the fact in court?
They assumed my friend was driving when I was. We weren't pulled over, just found as we were parking at a friends. We never left my neighborhood. The officer, for some reason, claimed to see him driving and I assume that's how he filed his report since everything was issued to my friend. He was charged with either a DUI or DWI, and some random tickets/citations for disorderly conduct and the tag being expired on my vehicle. I got away with nothing more than a misdemeanor for disorderly conduct. They didn't test us in any kind of way for alcohol consumption, although I believe they asked him if he would like to be breahalyzed upon arrival to the police station and he declined. He is going to fight these charges in court, since he wasn't driving. Is there anything I have to worry about?
A prosecutor has discretion to change the charges after the time of arrest. For that matter, the prosecutor doesn't...
My boy is on a Felony Probation, but it doesn't start until July 21 2009. He got a DUI July 18. WIll this affect hi probation?
My friend will start felony probation tuesday for an act committed in Louisana. Thus, his probation will start july 21. However, he got a DUI Saturday night, before his probation start. So, i'm curious, will this affect his probation and if so, will it be severe? He got the DUI in MS....
Most felony probation terms in most States make it a violation of probation to commit a new criminal offense. You...
Will my insurance company find out about my suspended license from a DUI adjudication?
I'm a minor and blew a .04. Under MS law, I am eligible for non adjudication. I have to pay the fine, go to alcohol/driving school, and a 90 day license suspension. I'm aware of that the DUI conviction will not go on my record, but will my insurance company see that my license has been suspended? Furthermore, if they can see that it's been suspended, can they see why it's been suspended?
What you are making reference to is called the zero tolerance for minors law.As a one time/lifetime use those underage...
I got a citation for possession and wasn't told my license would be suspended for 6 months is there any way I can shorten this?
I want to know is there a way I can pay to get my license also this was my first offense is there any way I can get a lesser sentence?
Some background information: In Mississippi, your driver's license is suspended for a period of six (6) months when...