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I just recently got arrested for a DUI. Can they arrest me when I am already out of the car and walking into my house?
The cop was following me for a good 2-3 blocks. In the police report it says I failed to stay in my lane and made a wide right turn. However, he passed me when I made my turn. Obviously, he did not think he had a probable cause to pull me over at that point right? Then I pull into my driveway and start walking to my house. Only then do I see the cop pull speed up to the house and turn on his lights. He then says "driver I need to talk to you". I failed the field sobriety tests and fail the breathilyzer. Does he have legal justification to arrest my on private property? Is tere any way I can fight this and have a good chance of winning? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated!
Following you for 2-3 blocks gave the officer plenty of time to observe your driving and reasonable grounds to further...
I got a letter from DA and it stated that my DWI charge from one year ago is now expunged beings I have done everything asked of me. What exactly does that mean?
If it is actually expunged this means that any and all public records of the arrest, charge and conviction are sealed...
I got a DUI in CA and finished all requirements and paid all fines except for the 1st offender program which is a 9 month program. I applied and received the 1650 waiver packet after moving to OK where I've received my OK license. Almost 3 years has passed and I was originally going to return to CA to complete my classes ( since the CA DMV will never accept an out of state program) Due to expenses and many other factors I don't wish to return to CA anymore for I have settled down in OK. What I wanted to know was what are the consequences of not returning to CA besides losing driving priviledges in CA? I looked in SD County and see that i still have a bench warrant even after applying for the Waiver. I wish to avoid having to make a trip to CA altogether. Thanks for any info
You need to place your inquiry in front of attorneys licensed in California. You can do this by contacting arvo support...
Once conviceted of dui/apc can i have the case reviewed later on and possibly over turned after finding a technicality issue?
i was told to take a breathalyzer, but not sure if the video is still available at the police station to show and hear the officer tell me i had to.
IF you have already been convicted, the court will not look at new evidence now. Did you have a lawyer when you were...
WHEN YOU GET A DUI AND THE DA DOESNT FILE RIGHT AWAY HOW LONG DO THEY HAVE BEFORE THEY CAN NO LONGER FILE
Any time within a couple of years from original date of offense.
My son got a DUI and his attorney failed to appear at his court hearing. Does he need an attorney to request a public defender?
My son got a DUI in 04/13 and signed a plea agreement. His attorney was also his boss at a restaurant. He closed the business without paying my son which started an avalanche of financial problems, then he didn't show up at his hearing. He wasn't offered a public defender, even though he was unemployed, and for the most part homeless. He didn't know what to do, but he's been told if he puts myself on the docket they will put him in jail. A bench warrant has been issued. My son has been diagnosed with a mental illness, and he wasn't taking his medication when he signed the plea deal. This has sent him into a spiral and he makes his living with his car, so this has truly devastated his life.
Your son should engage counsel prior to surrendering on the warrant.
Will Texas recognize the 18 month interlock law (Erin Swezey Act) of Oklahoma when I move back to Texas?
I said no to a breathalyzer (dumb on my behalf), bad tribal knowledge led me to that decision. At the police station I read a card that stated that I would lose my license for 6 months, I was okay with that. I don't remember reading anything about an interlock for an additional 18 months after the 6 month suspension or I probably would have complied. In any case, I don't plan on being in Oklahoma these full 2 years. I know the revocation will be recognized but I can't find any information regarding this Erin Swezey Act.
If you have a suspended OK DR then you will not be able to obtain a TX DL until you can show you are cleared in OK.
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