I enjoy the occasional joint of marijuana here and there. I have a friend who was arrested for a DWAI - drugs when he was high driving and they urine tested him. I do not drive high, I would be too worried about something happening. I am however worried that if I am legitimately tired or suffering from allergies and the officer believes I am high. Can he then give me a urine test, which would show cannabis in your system up to 30 days? Can they actually arrest you and charge you with this based on your urine? How can they prove it was in your system at the time of driving?
They can arrest for common-law intoxication where they believe, based upon their training and experience, that you are...
My boyfriend was arrested in October, his parents bailed him out. He is still in the process of going to court. People keep telling us that since he was bailed out it will be considered as time served for the last 8 months, though he wasn't even in jail. I find this hard to believe, and it doesn't make sense to me. Thank you.
I don't believe this is true. In a situation where a person is going to be held in custody, defense attorneys will...
Hello, I'm currently trying to get into the army with a specific MOS. They require security clearance and no prior criminal history. Unfortunately I was charged with a DUI. I've been looking at expunging, pardoning, clearing, anything I can do to get into this program. Is it a lost cause or is there some way I can get my criminal history cleared to enter the MOS.
There is no expungement in NY. If you have been convicted of the DWI, it will stay on your record. I don't know about...
i just took a plea from the DA at central islip court for 1 year interim probation and pleading to a dwi. I have been told both that i will be eligible for a conditional after the dmv gets report of the conviction and i have been told that i am not because interim probation is not actually a charge. I would like to know the answer as my current attorney is impossible to get a hold of on this matter.
Your current attorney needs to make himself available to you.
That said, normally anyone on Probation must receive...
I have a friend who was involved in a DUI arrest last night and I am wondering what legal implications he may face if convicted. He is a college student and made some very serious/idiotic mistakes. This event took place in New York State.
From my understanding he has no prior criminal record.
These are the offenses from what I know however he has not been arraigned yet
-Driving without headlights on
-Driving without a valid drivers license
-Driving while intoxicated while under 21 (I do not know the exact BAC)
-Providing a false name/information to the police
-Resisting Arrest (supposedly was screaming at police officers, they used force against him to restrain him)
Looking at these potential charges, what could one expect as a legal penalty? The car driven did not belong to him.
There are a number of possible outcomes, many of them are not good. He needs a very good attorney quickly. There are...
I was convicted of DWI back in January 2011. Part of that sentence was a a 6-month jail term and a 1-year conditional discharge. The conditional discharge was set to expire on January 4th, 2012. I went to pick up my license from the DMV yesterday (January 14th) and was told I still needed an interlock device, however, with nobody to monitor it (courts or probation) all interlock companies I tried to schedule installation with claimed that they cannot install a device. Is this a DMV issue or does this have to involve the courts now?
I would speak to the attorney that sentenced you...its one of 2 things however...either the court ordered the interlock...
I recently got offered a deal where my DWI charge would be knocked down to an impaired. However I have to do a year of interim probation for this to happen..My questions is what is the difference between Interim probation and regular probation for a misdemeanor/felony?. What are the guidelines I have to follow? How bad will it be? Will they really check upon me? What do I have to prepare for? Any answers will be greatly appreciated.
it is similar to regular probation. Ask your lawyer.