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Can an off duty officer give you a speeding ticket?
I was pulled over Saturday morning at 4 a.m. for speeding and then was arrested for a DWI after blowing 0.09
If the speed was calculated by LASER, RADAR or VASCAR, then my answer would be "NO" because Va Code 46.2-882 says in...
Will my auto insurance be effected if a friend got a DUI driving my car?
This friend of my husband was using our vehicle while we were on vacation & he hot a DUI causing the truck to be impounded. We were not called by the police but told the next day by the friend. His parents got our truck back. Is this going to mess up our auto insurance?
While the answer to this question varies from state to state and from one insurance to another, its unlikely that the...
I was charged with dui and was not in car when police arrive to accident scene Or near car.My wife at time said I was driver
But will not testify against me in court is this beatable With a court appointed lawyer.. car was in ditch I was waiting for help while driver left to get help
You should contact a criminal defense attorney for a consultation. He or she will need more facts. Avvo has a tool to...
What to do when stopped for a DUI or stopped at a checkpoint?
During a DUI stop or Checkpoint, am I required to perform field sobriety test? Or can I say that I won't do any test or answer any questions without a lawyer being present? I know that license and registration, of the driver, must be presented when stopped, just not sure about the field sobriety test. Thank you in advance.
The general rule is that the officer at the checkpoint must observe or sense something that indicates the driver is...
Do I still need to take VASAP in order to retrieve my license?
Last year in May I was charged with poss. Of marijuana and was ordered to VASAP. If I failed to take the class within the 6months my license was suspended, and was ordered back to court, but was held in contempt for being late, and the case was finalized, do I still have to take VASAP or anything to get my license back?
It sounds like you were in the first offender program, failed to complete the terms for dismissal so a conviction was...
I need help with a DWI. Experience with ignition interlock preferred.
-Document requirements for ignition interlock removal? -Specifically where to show up and at what time? -Any further details on the process would be helpful. -Your charge for representation on that day?
Unfortunately this site does not allow solicitations. You will need to reach out directly to attorneys who practice...
I was parked at a public parking lot and the cop took me out and i was charge with second Dui is there a chance to win this case
I had a first dui over 6 year and my secon one now . I was parked at a public parking lot it was cold so i had the car on to use the heater. I had called my mother but the police didnt ask and you told me to step out of the car .
Yes, possibly, but you're going to have to hire an attorney to fight on your behalf.