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What category do I fall under with the new licensing law in affect in New York?
I have a dwai and 3 dwi convictions as well as 2 Auo convictions on my driving record. All were before this law was put into place. I currently owe the DMV 2000 dollars in assessment fees.
How far apart are all the DWI convictions? within 25 years? You likely will never be issued another license. You...
If u run from a felony dwi how long do u have to stay away in the state of new york
3rd dwi in ten years thinking about leaving the state
A warrant issued never goes away, even if you run. Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq. President, Criminal Courts Bar...
Does he need an attorney for DWI charge?
My cousin was pulled over and charged with DWI and his Alcohol level is 0.22,does he need to hire an attorney or will they provide one for him? it is his first offense so what is the likely result of this case?
If he can afford to hire an attorney, then he will need to hire one. If he can't afford an attorney, one will be...
Can I sue after getting a DWI 2 years ago when I was NOT even driving the vehicle?
In June of 2009 I was at a friends house and the police were called for a matter involving my friend and his landlord. I don't remember the specifics but on the ticket it stated I was fleeing towards a vehicle. I ended up getting a DWI and was never driving. I wasn't convicted of the crime until February of 2011. I received 9 months of jail time, a $1000 fine, a $400 surcharge, revocation of rights to drive in NY, and a $750 DRA to the DMV.
If you were convicted, then who do you want to sue and why?
Will there be jailtime?
My husband got a dwi 5 years ago(only dwi he has ever had, and he wasn't driving but the keys were in the ignition and he was parked in a friend's driveway) but he was convicted in February of 2011. His license was suspended(never had a NY license to begin with, had an Oklahoma llicense though)he got a $1400 dollar fine, 9 months in jail, and he owes the DMV $750. Anyways he got pulled over April of 2013 for an AUO in the 2nd, driving without an interlock(which the judge said he didn't need one), and speeding(65 in a 55). So the driving without an interlock should be thrown off the table. I was wondering what the chances are of him getting jail time? If you could write me back with your opinion it would be great. Thank you, Ashley Todd
I doubt he will get jail for speeding but the interlock is not as clear. Hopefull the plea and/or sentencing minutes...
My car was cut apart by a person while drunk, using large power tools, all property inside was burned Help??
I am 18 yo F, my car was at a friends parents open lot, with permission from the lot owner, it was waiting small repair, and registration to take it, there for 2 weeks, his older brother and about 30 drunk friends sawzaw'd the car to pieces. Prior to the act, my brother told them who's it was and if they needed it move he could no prob, no asing for restitution vs legal action, he is trying to say we are asking to much ($4000, KBB value) and including values in car in price, he claims it was abandoned, though warned it wasn't, and not wanting to pay that much. We want to avoid court to get our money faster, we live in upstate NY, he is 28 yo, we have the title, and many people that seen him commit the act, this would be his 3rd arrest (2 DWI's), what is a good argument for settlement?
You should keep in mind that the possibility of pursuing the matter in the civil courts (and the evidence that you...
Conditional license from DMV?
I was recently convicted of DWAI in New York. I also attended a hearing at the DMV because I refused to take the breathalyzer when I was arrested. After the hearing, the DMV took my license away for a year based on my refusal. Can I get a conditional license? The woman judge hearing the case was really mean.
You can apply for the conditional license in light of the plea.
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