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Dui conviction vs Dui (Ard Disposition)
I have a dui controlled substance charge. I likely qualify for ard because I have no prior misdeameanor or felony convictions. While on ard, I have to wait a year to get it expunged from my record. I have a bachelor's degree and I am driving myself crazy thinking how this charge mat affect me finding a decent job for the time being. I know ultimately every employer is different but I feel it would be more acceptable if it was a simple alcohol dui but no legit company wants a druggie even if it's not a conviction but a ard disposition. Am I thinking too much into this a shot just apply for jobs because at the end of the day it's not a conviction (and never will be) and jobs only care about convictions? Or is this something I should genuinely be concern ed about? Or is this
Employers care more about JUST a conviction, they care about a course of conduct. Thus, even it's imperative you do...
Will DUI controlled substance charge be a barrier to finding employment with Bachelors Degree?
I have a Bachelors Degree from Temple University. I think I have a good chance of getting ARD with no prior misdeameanor or felony convictions on my record. My concern is for the next year and a half how will the charge look to a potential employer. I'm a minority so my odds of getting a job in my field is lower without a criminal charge according to (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/08/06/the-job-market-tightens-but-new-journalism-grads-remain-upbeat/) I know most jobs only ask for convictions but how much do you think the charge will be a barrier from me finding a job.
With no disrespect intended, I think you are asking the wrong people about the future employment ramifications of your...
How long will it take me to get a CRN evaluation?
I have a dui and qualify for ARD. I need to have my CRN evaluation by May 10th. I was going to call first thing Monday morning (April 27th) and schedule it for May 8th. Do you think almost 2 weeks is enough time to fit me in. I believe its only 20 minutes worth of questions so I would like to be believe that I can be squeezed in. I sent an email today stating who I was and when I wanted to schedule and I also left a voice mail because theyre closed on weekends so they will receive it first thing Monday. I am still going to call Monday and schedule it verbally but I just paranoid that theyre going to be so booked that they cant squeeze me in by May 8th. The lady who I spoke to runs the evaluation said that it doesn't take that long. Do you think I can be squeezed in by May 8th
It's possible, just remember there are several facilities all over Pennsylvania that perform this evaluation try...
Can you surrender PA driver's license before ARD court starts?
I was caught and being charged as first time offender high BAC 0.10 last year. Now, I received the letter, after gone through pre-trial conference, that is related to ARD program. I know that my license will be suspended for a period of 1 month. This starts in July of 2015, but I would rather surrender my license earlier (like in the middle of May) if that is possible. My question is can you surrender license before ARD program even starts?
You can surrender whenever you want but your suspension won't begin until you are accepted into the ARD program.
Can I become a paralegal with a DUI and a paraphernalia charge?
I got a DUI about 6 years ago, and the paraphernalia charge about 2 years ago. I will be off probation next month and I want to go to school and become a paralegal, but I don't want to waste my time if there is no chance I would get hired. Any advice on this matter would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
Your convictions probably will not prevent you from becoming a paralegal, but they could cause some difficulty when...
What are the chances I'll do 90 days in jail for first dui?
I have no prior misdameanor or felony conviction s. I had a bac of 1.8 and 5 nanograms of thc in my system. I was told the most I was looking at was 3 days in jail if I didn't get ard (which I was told was likely). I'm really scared now because my driving school teacher said it's possible I could be looking at 90 days. How likely is that?
I'm assuming you were told ARD was likely by your attorney. You should have one by now and be directing questions to...
How much more will Dui under controlled substance charge affect employment over regular dui?
I was recently charged with dui controlled substance in pa. I do qualify for the Ard program which will eventually wipe my record clean but I have to wait until a year and a half for that to happen. 1) How much will charge (not conviction) hurt my chances for employment over a regular dui? 2) I have a bachelor's degree from Temple University and many skills. Is that something that could level the playing field to a potential employer with someone who has no arrest record?
There's just no way to answer that, it is applies and oranges. Every employer is different.