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First Time DUID methamphetamine
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 was ignorant of the law and refused a breath test. Is there anyway I can save my license.
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...
Should I get a lawyer for a first time dui
my son had a accident with property damage resulting in a dui his ba was .17. He was driving my truck, My right leg was crushed 17 mos ago in a forklift accident and I am living off of workcomp. We do not have a lot of money and he takes me to my appointments
Contact a few attorneys and find one that you like and will work with your budget.
Average DUI penalties for first time DUI in Colorado Springs?
First DUI to ever be charged with in my life. Allegedly .135 BAC, will have completed 20 hours alcohol treatment hours prior to court date, and working on completing at many community service hours as possible before pre-trial conference if possible. Is involuntary intoxication a viable defense? Is unsupervised probation an option?
Completing community service and alcohol classes prior to your pretrial conference is a good start, but I would still...
Should I worry about jail time for my first DUI in CO involving an accident?
Last night, I hit a sign while driving home, and was pulled over. I took the field sobriety test and blew a 0.17, then consented to a blood chemical test. The officer assured me, based on having no criminal record, that the most I would have to do is AA and community service. I understand that isn't legally binding, and the court case could turn out differently. I'm just hoping because I blew under a 0.2, first offense, no injuries, fully complied, no Miranda rights issued, no additional evidence provided... I have no idea how this is going to turn out, I just really want to know what would be the best and worst outcomes, and anything I can do to improve it. I won't survive in jail, please help
There is really no way to answer a question like this with out knowing the blood test result. The test result will...
1st DUI in Weld County, Colorado
Clean driving record. 1st DUI charge in Weld. Due to BAC, DA wants 10 days incarceration. What is the law for 1st offense?
10 days is alot for a first offense. But how about beating it? Go hire an experienced defense attorney and you are...
If I got a DUI in Colorado but am a New Mexico resident, how does the interlock part work?
I got a DUI, plead guilty, with the help of a lawyer got everything squared away, after the sentencing part was having the interlock, but the lawyer said he didn't know if I'd be allowed to get one since I am a NM resident and the DUI was in Colorado. He said I would receive paperwork for it through the DMV, and he was basically stepping down/done with my defense. I have gotten everything else (probation, community service etc) paperwork but recevied nothing from the DMV. I called and the NM DMV is still showing no restriction on my license. What am I supposed to do and who would I contact? Do they normally allow out of state DUIs to get the interlock?
Yes, you can have an interlock device on your vehicle in your home state when you were convicted of DUI in another...