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Should I get A lawyer in the county that my DUI occurred or the counter in which I reside?
I was recently charged with a DUI in State College, PA. Would I‎t be better to get an attorney from that area or from the location where I reside, about two hours away?
There is no rule per se, but it probably make sense to hire an attorney in the County in which the charge was filed....
I was caught with one hitter and i was driving?
Hi, Cops pulled me over and they smelled weed in the car, i allowed them to check my car but i forgot that in the trunk i had an one hitter in my bag. I didn’t used it for more than a month. So they found it and they did all the test. Then they handcuffed me and took me to the hospital for blood test, i asked them if i can call my dad or lawyer. But they declined. So after thinking i declined for the blood test. Yes i admitted for smoking before not to cops just here. But i was not high at all. I didn’t admitted to police for smoking. Can you give any advice like what should i do. Also the one hitter didn’t had any weed, just the smell. Thank you. Also in the end the cop found that i was recording everything and he asked me why were you recording. Later i found out he deleted the recording which is not acceptable i think. I was cooperative with cop even he was. It’s just that i felt they pulled me up for no reason. What they told me was when i put the license number into our system, you just had the state id not the us licence. I had my international licence with me. I was not doing anything wrong.
You need to hire a local experienced criminal lawyer to represent you. It sounds like the police did not have a valid...
Am I eligible for an OLL with a (1) 75 § 3802 §§ D2* (1st Offense) charge, refusal of chemical test and acceptance of ARD?
I crashed my car and was taken to the hospital. The officer came with me in the ambulance (report stated he followed ambulance) and asked me if I had smoked marijuana. Responded yes. Was given a pupil exam with flashlight upon arrival and then was read a document stating I acknowledge that I have been read a document about submitting to a drug test. I panicked and denied the test. Was forced the test regardless (blood and urine). The officer denied receipt of any test or results to Assistant D.A at preliminary hearing (hearing waived). Was granted acceptance into ARD with 12 month license suspension (arraignment appearance date set for future date). Am I eligible for an Occupational Limited License (OLL) even if my suspension is not over 12 months (i.e. 18 months as stated in additional eligibility requirements of a 1547 case from dmv.pa.gov)? Am I able to do anything more with this case? Also, do these conditions apply if I was not arrested? Thank you for any clarifications and your time.
No you are not eligible for an OLL. You needed to either fight the refusal or the DUI. The combination makes you...
If I tested positive for alcohol by another government agency, will they tell my probation officer and can they legally do so?
I am trying to get custody of my child, who is currently in CYS's care. I am also on probation for multiple DUI's. CYS did a random alcohol test on me, which I failed. Can they tell my probation officer? If so, can probation legally do anything about it since it wasn't my PO who tested me?
Sure they can tell. Whether your probation officer can do anything about it depends on a lot of factors. The barrier...
PA license suspension for possession of alcohol under 21 - hold an out of state license
I hold a NJ license, however my driving privileges in PA are being suspended for 90 days for possessing alcohol in my dorm, and being only 20 I was charged as a minor. I am currently in the ARD Program for first time offenders to expunge the charges I received, however I still received a license suspension from PennDOT. I'd like to know more about if I am able to appeal this suspension in any way to avoid the suspension. Or if I am able to appeal while being in ARD.... I live in NJ along the PA border and frequently bring my terminally ill mother awaiting a transplant to doctor's appointments in Philly, as I am her current caretaker and no one else is able to drive her. I will also need to drive back to school in the fall while it is still suspended or if I were to receive the call my mother was receiving her transplant and I needed to drive home.... This is very critical and I appreciate any help.
It sounds like you should've taken action a lot sooner with regard to this issue. Unfortunately, with an out-of-state...
DO I waive my preliminary hearing first or do I send my ard application then wait for it be acccepted. Then waive my hearing?
First time offense for dui in centre county (state college) with limited prior criminal record (public urination and speeding ticket)/
Every county is different, but traditionally you submit your ARD application either at the Preliminary Hearing or...
Can I still be charged with a dui if i was asleep in Walmart tire center lot, keys wete in cup holder between the two seats.
I got a flat tire and called Walmart and was told that the tire and lube center would be open at 7 AM , I Stayed awake all night fearing I would fall asleep and wouldn't wake in time to get a new tire. And then fell asleep about 25 minutes before the tire center opened another employee called the police. The police tried to wake me with no responce, Then my wife shouted my name and woke me. Asked if i new where i was I said in my brothers drive way due to being half asleep I was then told I had to do a field test. After, I was told that I was under arrest for suspicion of dui and I had to do a blood test in which I refused asking what part i failed and asked for a lawyer "he said all of it and to just have a seat Matt" ( My name is Joe) the officer called me Matt 3 or 4 times. My brothers name is Matt who he has had several issues with. I have a clean record and do not even talk to my family due to their lifestyle choices. My reason for refusal is; needles send me strait into an anxiety attack, due to I have Ptsd. I Just refused blood being taking and I asked for a lawyer on 3 more occasions before I was read the dui refusis sheet.
Sure. They can charge anyone they believe they have probable cause committed a crime. The million dollar question is...