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My driver's liscence was suspended in 2003 for DUI for 2 yrs. I did not attempt to reinstate it. This was prior to Melanie's Law
My mother is 88 and not well. She is no longer able to drive. She has MD visits she needs to go to. Is there any way for me to get my liscence reinstated at this time? I am under treatment for cancer myself & would only need to drive during daylight hours. I have no $ to install a breathelizer in my Mom's car.I have not had alcohol in almost 10 years. Please advise.
you should have been able to reinstate your license by now unless your are suspended in another state.
Corpus delicti rule in relation to a dui case
Hi, i have a friend who was arrested for a dui and he made some incriminating statements after his arrest. He said something along lines of " I've driven drunk many times and never been caught" would those statements be deemed inadmissible in relation to the corpus delicti rule because the state can't prove that he has driven drunk except the time he was caught driving drunk? He is scared that will be an aggravating factor should he be found guilty. But dosent the state need to prove his statements for them to be admissable should the case go to trial under the corpus delicti rule?
The state may not need to prove that these previous drunk driving incidents happened but may try to introduce the...
Can a mayor get a dui
I offered my mayor a ride home just asking
Virtually anyone, in the right circumstances, can be charged with a crime.
Should I pursue a lawsuit against a 22 year old female that hit my car while drunk driving and uninsured?
9/26/15 - 22 yr old female hits my car while parked in my drive way. She fled the scene and hit 5 other cars close by. Got the police report on 9/28/2015 and the notes showed she was driving intoxicated and hit 5 cars and 1 of those cars hit another. So in total 7 cars were damaged. I missed two days of work, my husband missed 5 days due to this accident. I was charged late fees for child care as we didn't have money to pay for it because my husband missed work. She was uninsured so her company could not provide a rental car & I spent a total of 3 weeks with no car. Now my 2015 Nissan Altima is repaired, but it no longer has the value as it should have at this point. It's also a lease, so if I get it evaluated by the dealer & something is wrong, it's going to come out of my pocket.
If you believe she has some money or assets you could get, then it may be worth it, but suing poor people is generally...
Do I need a lawyer to return with me to court on my DUI probation end date?
I have the date on my "Order of Probation Conditions" sheet, do I need a lawyer to attend with me? I did not use a court appointed lawyer at my original court appearance, I have fulfilled all my requirements and I am paid in full, please advise?
You don't need a lawyer. You may not even need to go to the court date - call your probation officer and see if your...
I am coming to the end of my DUI/24D Program/year of probation, do I return to court for the year end?
will I receive a letter with more instruction?
Technically, unless you are specifically excused by your probation officer you do have to return to Court on your...
I have been charged with an OUI DRUGS AND LEAVING THE SCENE FROM PROPERTY DAMAGES. The police didn't arrest me, I was taken to the hospital and a few days later received a criminal summons which I mailed back asking for a hearing. I was under ambien a new prescribed medication from my doctor. Unknowingly I grabbed the keys and my two children and we're heading to the pharmacy and I hit a light pole down the street. I called my sister to the scene, once she arrived I told her I was not feeling well and crossed the street (accident happened a few houses down) and when I got to my driveway i fainted. In the hospital they found alcohol in my system which I don't recall drinking nor grabbing my keys or anything that happened.
Failing to appear in court when summoned can result in a warrant. In a case such as the one you describe it is...