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DUI less safe drugs and roadblocks
I was stopped at a roadblock shortly after smoking marijuana. I did have it in my possession and my blood was tested. I had also taken an unprescribed adderall previously that day. In my understanding, they must prove that I was a "less safe" driver because of the marijuana. How can this be done if I was stopped at a roadblock? Also, how will the adderall come into play (if at all)?
Most prosecutors will take the "any in your system" approach. But you are correct about less safe, it is difficult if...
Clearing a DUI warrant for a non domicile
Dear sirs I am an English national who was working in Georgia on an H1 B visa from 2001 to 2002. I was arrested for a DUI in 2001 and paid my fine and attended court. I thought that the matter was closed however I have taken a vacation in the USA twice in the last few years and every time I get stopped for an outstanding warrant. Is there any way I can get this charge removed? If it's not possible to have the charge removed would there be a chance of being denied entry to the USA by border control? As mentioned I get pulled and questioned by border guards but have been allowed entry but I would like to get this warrant closed out or removed if possible. I'm planning a honeymoon in Seattle this fall and would like to have this cleared before then if possible.
Usually a misdemeanor will not affect you because most states do not extradite misdemeanants. However, why would you...
May I attend an out of state online DUI school if I received a DUI in Georgia?
I got a DUI and found a first offense online DUI class in Nevada at It's only $95, a lower price than any other schools here. If I can get my judge to agree to it, would it be possible to take this equivalent dui school for somewhere other than in NV? It's my first DUI and I didn't do any damage, I'd want to take an online course that gives me more freedom and saves me some money. Thanks!
Depending on what court you are going to but the answer will almost certainly be no. You can, however, always ask.
Georgia DUI
I received a DUI in georgia but I live in DC. I plead nolo contendere, which is essentially a guilty plea. However, in my paperwork from my lawyer it stated "I hereby authorize my attorney to enter a plea of nolo contendere/guilty on my behalf and in my absence to all charges related to the above styled matter and sign any and all necessary document regarding same to an ordinance which will not report on my criminal history." what does this mean? I also paid online for a background check on myself and nothing came up. Please advise.
Sounds like your lawyer did a "plea in absentia" which means he/she enters a guilty plea on your behalf so that you don'...
Can you fight extradition for a probation violation - felony warrant - on probation for DUI and Forgey
I was on probation and left the state ended up in jail for another DUI and serving time. I have a felony warrant for probation violation and they want to extradite me back to GA after I am released. I have paid all my fines, completed community service and all requirements.
Based on what you described, you probably won't be successful. But go ahead and try! Fight the man!
DUI warrant out of Georgia
I have a DUI warrant for violation out of GA but I haven't lived there in 5 plus years. Recently called the P.O. in GA explaining my situation and was told that I must turn myself in, although I was going to pay an attorney to try and see if I can have it transferred, as I completed most of the requirements. I am working, and ofcourse this would be a huge inconvenience to have to fly to Georgia....Is there anything I can do so that I can get the warrant rescinded and complete the requirements here in NY? I've never had a DUI and want to get this over with and move on with my Life! Thanks!
Who were you on probation with in Georgia? If it is a private probation company, you may be in luck. However, your...
Do I have to pay a fee to get my license back?
I recently had a DUI dismissed and during the time of the case my license was never forwarded to dds. Do I just ask for them a replacement license? Will they make me pay a large fee?
If your license (actual hard drivers license) was taken from you at the time of your DUI arrest, you should contact the...