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My daughter was charged with DUI, on her way to work in July 2014. How long does she have to wait for "speedy" justice?
She has never had a traffic ticket. The officer had blood drawn at the jail and it was sent to TBI. She went back to court in Jan. 2015. "Drug results are not back yet" New date set for April. She hasn't hired an attorney because she didn't have drugs in her system. She was honest with the officer when he asked and told him she had taken her sleep medication early that morning. This was around 3PM. The judge told her she needed to prove to him that she has spoken to 4 attorneys and that she can't afford to pay those attorneys before he would appoint a public defender. After this incident, she lost her job, her home and her dog. She now is working 2 part time jobs and living with her mom. What happened to "innocent until proven guility". The attorney she did consult wanted $2500
I would suggest that you consult with more than one lawyer. In fact, if the judge said four I would follow his orders....
Can I be convicted for DUI for taking a prescribed diet pill ,failed sobriety test due to lack of sleep.
blood alcohol was negative
A DUI does not apply to just alcohol. You may be convicted of a DUI / DWI if you are driving a vehicle in a public...
How long after being charged with a dui in Tennessee does the state have to try you for it?
While the U.S. Constitution guarantees criminal defendants a right to a speedy trial, there is no absolute time frame...
Took to JAIL FOR HAVING PUBLIC PANIC ATTACK cop assumed it was P.I (no sobriety exam or eye exam) is that legal?
as i was walking down the road the heat got to me and I had to sit under the shade/a tree. A woman said something rude to me and we started arguing, they called the cops while still having panic attack cop pulled up and had asked hey what's going on as i walked to her i said okay, this is what happened when i said that, she put cuffs on me, I asked am i going to jail she said maybe she put me in the back of the i thought this was police procedure before she shut the car door I asked her to please turn the air on due to my panic attack I had never been in trouble so my attack was very bad she ignored my plea. the woman police officer had got those i was arguing with side of the story & not mine (later to find out they was snitches i went to jail for PI no question asked or sobriety test
I do not see any rights violations, though your description of the cell you were kept in is a little border. However,...
What happens if I move to Chicago with a pending DUI charge to Chicago?
I was arrested under suspicion of a dui on 1/1/15. The case has been continued two times because the arresting officer failed to show up and the judge didn't want to dismiss. He then set another court date out in October. I'm moving to Chicago the beginning of May. What happens if I do get charged and I'm a resident of Chicago in terms of consequences? The DA won't budge or accept a plea bargain for wreckless driving so I can get this over with before I move. He's young and on a power trip so maybe I'll have luck with the new DA in October. Either way I'd like to prepare for the worst, any insight to how this will play out is very much appreciated.
I am not licensed in TN, but in CA, where I am licensed, an attorney can represent you without having you present in...
Help needed on DUI and false statements. I am more concerned about my false statements than my DUI. Please help me.
1. Written report of accident 2. DUI, reckless driving 3. False reports(, I started telling stories like ‘car might have been stolen’, ‘I am not the one who crashed car’ etc. ) My questions are, 1. Is it typical for cops to charge under many charges like above 2. Does judge typically sentence me on DUI or all of the above 3. I don’t think cops told me about mirandize. Can cops still use whatever I told? Do they typically have video recorded? As far as I know, it didn’t look like they recorded anything 4. My bail was 800$ and I don’t have incidents earlier. Based on these facts, what would be typical punishment(I am in TN)? 5. Regarding property(a bank) damage, bank hasn’t contacted anyone yet. is that okay if I wait for someone to raise about it or should I have to contact bank/police?
Providing a false police report to an officer is a felony in TN. A DUI is a Class A misdemeanor but carries mandatory...
What Will Happen To Me If I Get Caught Driving While My License Suspended for A Dui In Tennesse
I'm On 11/29 probation!! I Get Off Probabtion In September
I am not licensed to practice law in Tennessee, but in California, where I am licensed, this conduct is penalized with...
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