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My friend got arrested for DUI (first time). She was told to take a breath test and took it. She was crying and scared and in no way resisted arrest. She was then taken to a police station where she was handcuffed and shackled. She told the officers that the handcuffs where hurting her and were too tight. She got a reply basically saying something like "there are not supposed to be fun". She was then locked up into a holding cell. She repeatedly told them the cuffs where to tight and that she was in pain. The shackles and handcuffs were connected with chain. She got no water. Her rights were not read until 4 hours later. After 9 hours she had bruises all over ankles and wrists and on her back. She never had an police encounter and posted no threat. Is that custom? Also needs DUI lawyer.
This site has a search function do find a dui defense attorney. In addition to the criminal action there is an...
I went to get an address change on my FL drivers license 2 days ago and it came up in their computer that my license is suspended in Georgia. I called the drivers bureau in Ga and they said I have to complete a 12 hr DUI class in Florida ( where I live) and fax the completion to them and pay a $200 fine. I called the local DUI school and they said I can't register unless its court appointed. It doesn't seem right that I should have to go to school again for a violation from 19 years ago when I completed the school back then. How am I supposed to get it court appointed also?
It may not seem right, but it's the law and the correct procedure. Unless you want to go to the State of Georgia to...
Will I be required to install IID by the DMV for my first dui with refusal to blow when applying for a hardship license? Thank you
You should contact a local DUI lawyer. Many dui lawyers offer a free consultation; however, even if you pay for a...
I have retained legal representation but I am just curious if there is a chance the case can get dismissed once it goes to court. I was not difficult or disrespectful with the officers who arrested me so other than having another ticket on my record there really is no other issue with this case.
Cases don't get dismissed because you are respectful or not; they get dismissed through skilled legal maneuvering,...
I was in Destin, FL and received a Minor in Possession charge for having a beer can in my hand and not being 21. At the time, I just paid the ticket and knew I would not make that mistake again. However, though I am from TN, I go to school for nursing in AL, and recently heard from a current nurse that she had made the same mistake when she was about my age. She said that when she applied for nursing school, the MIP hurt her chances and she had to go through this big ordeal to get it dealt with. Now I am scared because instead of going to court and seeing my options, I just paid for it. Can I do something about it now or am I out of luck?
You may be able to file a motion to amend the disposition of the ticket to withhold the conviction. Consult with a...
I have met all the requirements for my dui classes and payments I have pushed for a restitution hearing because victim will not answer insurance company can I be violated if a restitution case is pending
You should not be. But ask your PO. He should be able to teii you.
So I was charged a DUI which caused an accident and property damage. It may take 2 months before I may be convicted of DUI. If I place a claim with insurance company to repair car and property damage all I should pay is my deductible? If I am later convicted I guess they will increase my premium, but can they come back and say that the claim i made earlier was under a DUI conviction and ask for the funds back they paid to repairs??
You need to discuss this matter with the lawyer handling your DUI case. It would seem the insurance company probably...