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I got arrested for the first time in my life somewhere in CO (only have had a couple speeding tickets and nothing else prior) and I am twenty-five. I was spooked as I passed a Sheriff going the opposite way when I saw him turn around on the road a hundred yards behind me and I turned into a driveway which gave him suspicion to follow me. The Sheriff arrested me on DUID for being high on Meth and false plates on my car. I had insurance. I went to jail for the weekend until I could post bail. He said he could smell it and I agreed to take a UA at the station. He had me do a test where I stood with my feet together outside, head tilted way back and tell him when 30 seconds was up. They searched my car without consent, but I had nothing on me or in my car. This is first time arrested.
I'm not sure I see a question here. You might want to rephrase.
I am a middle aged woman, do not drink very much or very often and was pulled over. My husband was intoxicated, argued with the officer and I was deemed drunk. I felt antagonized by the officer and confused as to why he was arresting me as I was not intoxicated. I thought if I took the breath test I would only make things worse. When the office told me to sign the paper saying I was refusing the test, I did not read the paper as I did not have my glasses and thought the officer was telling me the complete content of what I was signing. Is there any way to keep my license. I have never been arrested, have no recent traffic violations and need to drive to make a living.
Probably not. Ignorance of the law is not a defense or excuse to prohibited conduct. The fact that you signed the...
About 2 years ago in Colorado at a routine traffic stop I was charged with a DUI and let go. I returned to washington because the police officer told me I could do my hearing over the phone. A couple days before my court date I called the court to find out how to do this hearing. I was informed this was incorrect and I needed to be in colorado in 2 days. So I spent all my money on a bus ticket to colorado for my pre trail hearing (not sure what its called) and excepted a plea deal that involved probation and a reduced charge. I was unable to complete this due to lack of funds. I was homeless with no job. I now have an FTA warrant and just want to know if a lawyer might be able to help with the situation, and what kind of jail time I'm looking at. I blew a .081 if that helps.
Yes a warrant is likely active. Depending upon the jurisdiction and judge, a lawyer can sometimes quash the warrant...
My husband got a DUI and wondering what will show up on the DOT check for his job, and also how soon. Will it say location (city or state) where he got the DUI? And the date?
Good question. As a criminal defense attorney, I am not familiar with DOT check reports. I recommend you talk to a...
I was out of town working and just got the letter yesterday.I have court for the dui next week will I have a bench warrant or arrest warrant for not showing up for the pretrial services
It is possible but you should contact pre-trial immediately. If you are on PTS you must strictly comply with all terms...
I am from Colorado, and working in wyoming, was charged for DUI with BAC of 0.13%. Going for deferred sentence, and my CO license was suspended in WY. How do I go about obtaining a license since the charge is in another state? The deferral hearing with prosecution is in March. Do I have to get a restricted license before the hearing, or can I just re-issue my license in Colorado, until the court process is complete?
You need to find out of Wyoming DMV will allow you to obtain a restricted (sometimes called "Conditional") license to...
The DMV is requiring me to take alcohol education and therapy classes in order to reinstate my drivers license. Although I don't agree with taking the program, aside from filing a lawsuit that i can not afford or win alone, I have no other option at this point. They ask information from me that I know to be self incriminating. Am I required by law to participate? Is self incrimination a violation of my constitutional rights in any setting or just in a court of law? The DMV "rule" ( ha ha ha, not even code or law) state that I must take alcohol classes but do not speak to wether or not I must participate in group activities. I feel that my rights are being violated and that I can not be forced to incriminate myself wether I am in a courtroom, interrogation, grand jury or otherwise.
No, but neither is the state legally bound to reinstate your license. Driving has been legally defined to be a...