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Will someone be eligible for house arrest if they received a 2nd dui with the highest bac plus driving on dui suspended licence
a friend of mine obtained their 2nd dui within 10 years, they have been charged with highest bac as well as driving on a dui suspended liscence and reckless, carless driving, general impairment, also they hit another vehicle, trying to find out how likely there are to house arrest they still owe thousands for first dui
Under the law, 2nd offenses are eligible for intermediate punishment such as House Arrest. Ultimately, the question of...
First time offense, and a was given one year for refusal AND one year for a DUI. Is the Refusal the automatic one year?
Co worker who I now give a ride to everyday had his license suspended for an event in which he refused the chemical test. Was given 1 year by DMV for the refusal. The court found him guilty for DUI and was given another year suspension. Seems a little harsh to get a 2 year suspension for first time. Stupid to refuse I know, but nevertheless that is what happened . I thought the Refusal is the DUI? Can a letter to the court help, he says he can't afford a lawyer too busy paying fees and fines of $2500.
A refusal to the blood test does trigger a civil, administrative suspension from PennDOT that is 1 year for the first...
What to do when cops come to your party ?
I'm having a graduation party at my house tomorrow night because I graduated from college. I'm on probation for a DUI a couple years ago so I won't be drinking but my friends will be. The party is going to be outside and I already covered it with my neighbors letting them know I was having one. Everyone will be 21 that's drinking. But can the cops just come inside my gate into my yard? What do I do or say if I do encounter the cops tomorrow ? Do I let them check ids or tell them everything is fine and we'll be more quiet and go in the house. I just want to be prepared.
You are very brave to throw such a party while on probation for a substance abuse issue. Especially knowing that for...
DUI Refusal License Suspension
Hello. I got a First time DUI in May 2015. I refused the chemical test so that suspended my license for a year. My license got suspended for the DUI before my court case. I had my disposition on Tuesday and the judge said 12 month license suspension is that an additional year suspension on top of the suspension I've been serving since July for the refusal. Which would really make it a 2 year suspension. MY public defender said it's not an addition year. But the Penn Dott website said I am suspended a year for a Refusal and a year for DUI general impairment 1st offense. The case is over and the public defender is now discharged.
In almost all circumstances it is a subsequent suspension. Your intuition is correct. If you were suspended for the...
DUI license suspension.
I'll just get to the point. I have a DUI refusal I was denied ARD because I had a suspended license for an unpaid fine at the time of my DUI. So I have had my license suspended since July for the refusal and once July of this year comes i'll start my DUI suspension until July 2017 making it a 2 year suspension for a first time DUI and first time ever being introuble. I live alone with my mom and she has stage 3 cancer. (I can provide medical papers for proof if needed) she has a commute to Philadelphia to go to Fox chase hospital once a month for a week. I have to drive her. Its only me and her there is nothing I can do. She'll literally die if I dont take her. If I get caught ill go to prison. Being a college student graduating soon I cant go to jail ill get killed in there but theres nothing else I can do. Can someone please help me im begging someone. We dont have very much money but I can make payments to someone just someone please help me with this I cant just not take my mom.
Talk to a local attorney about a probationary license or occupational limited license to see if you qualify.
DUI Occupational License.
I got a DUI last May it was my first one. I've never been in any other trouble before. I refused the chemical test. Penn dot suspended my license for the refusal last July (2015). I had my court hearing Last month. The judge suspended my license for a year making it a 2 year license suspension. 1 year for the refusal and 1 year for the DUI. I'm not eligible for my license to be restored until July 2017. I'm eligible for an OLL 60 days after my refusal suspension is over and I'm serving my DUI general impairment suspension. Should I get an attorney to help me get an OLL ? And when should I start working on this process? What attorney in the Luzerne county area can help me with this if I need one? I've been told they are difficult to get. I really want to go back to college in the Fall and can't do so until I have a license.
The application process is challenging so you should hire counsel. As long as you have the ability to copy and fax or...
What are my next options. (DUI issue)
I was arrested for DUI in May 2015. I have no prior criminal record just this DUI. However, when I got the DUI my license had been suspended for an unpaid traffic violation. The cops didn't charge me for driving without a license. When the DA reviewed my case for acceptance into the ARD program I was denied because of the suspended license. I already waived my preliminary hearing and had my disposition this morning where I found out my ARD shot was denied. Not being aware my license was suspended at the time of my arrest the judge gave me a continuance. I currently have a public defender who I never met besides once and she wasn't even at my disposition this morning. My PD had another public defender come in for my hearing that I never even spoke to. Without ARD im facing at least 72 hours in jail or house arrest. There was no accident in my DUI and I was the only in the car. My arresting officer is calling the DA to put a good word in for me. I am a college student graduating soon and will be looking for a job. With this DUI on my record it will be nearly impossible. Someone please give me advice on what I should do next. This public defender has done nearly nothing to help me.
If you're not happy with your representation then you an hire your own attorney.