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How long are original court documents kept for DUI? Can AK provide an authenticated court document from 2001?
15 years ago I was convicted of DUI in Ketchikan. Although I was eligible for diversion I unknowingly used out of state alcohol classes not recognized by AK so the conviction stuck. I have recently been charged with DUI in Colorado (again lower BAC at 0.09). Colorado is a lifetime lookback state so this Ketchikan conviction can be used against me. However Colorado will require authenticated copies of the conviction from the clerk of the appropriate court. It appears that authenticated copies in AK require the original document to be present in the court. How long are original documents kept in Alaska court? Ketchikan Trial Court. When I look up the case online it indicates "All Records Prior to 05/14/10 are Converted Records."
Simple answer is essentially forever. Even if converted to digital they would be admissible as public documents....
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...
What do i do when a judge is discriminating?
A judge rerevoked my dr.license for drving w/ a suspnded license in a Class C city after I was told if I had passd all the tests and gtten my dr. license that the charges would be dropped. At that same time my spouse was being chrgd with felonies(that got dropped) and the cop that arrested us had gotten fired for making false reports. What do I do?
First, consult with an experienced criminal attorney in that area as they will have all the information on the police...
Do I have to be informed that I will be randomly alcohol tested when taking a plea deal?
I agreed to a plea deal that stated I would not consume or possess alcohol, I was wondering if they would be required to inform me as part of the plea deal that I would be subject to random testing?
Generally speaking, yes, they would.