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I have a dwai and a dwi in ny over a five year period. In fla i then got a dwi reduced to reckless driving.
Needless to say, i no longer drink. My problem is that a dwai here in ny is a traffic infarction and not a criminal charge. It is the same as a 0.4 breath test or any impairment. Fla dmv is using this dwai and counting it as a first offense. Can they do this? thank you
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You may wish to repost this in the Fl. forum. I wish you the best of luck....
I had a dwi almost 2 years ago, finished all requirments in may, can a lawyer help me get my license back , dmv dragging feet.
I had a DWI almost 2 years ago, reapplied for my license a year ago, had to pay 250 DRA and took the 10 week driver alcohol education classes in May of this year, the dmv is dragging their feet on releasing my driving privileges, they won't tell me why, can I sue them or can lawyer help me get my license back and my cdl class A as well, I don't know where to go with this and what to do next
It is not obvious why the DMV is dragging their feet on this, but it certainly is worth looking into. Your best bet...
I was recently convicted of DWAI in New York. I also attended a hearing at the DMV because I refused to take the breathalyzer when I was arrested. After the hearing, the DMV took my license away for a year based on my refusal. Can I get a conditional license? The woman judge hearing the case was really mean.
You can apply for the conditional license in light of the plea.
Person charged with aggravated DWI – 3rd DWI in ten years – 2 resulted in property damage. Recent DWI BAC was .20. Person plead guilty to an E Felony. Person is presently employed, attending rehab and is a caregiver. At sentencing, is it conceivable this person may be able to avoid incarceration? Thank you.
Was there a promiseday sentence? If not, jail is certainly a strong possibility.
I was told today that a Probation Director indicated that more and more judges in New York State are imposing the maximum jail sentence followed by the maximum probation sentence for misdemeanor DUI convictions. He indicted the rules had recently changed allowing for that. Can anyone direct me to that rule? This seems to be outside of any misdemeanor sentencing guidelines I can find. If that rule changed after an individual's arrest, can a judge still impose these penalties if the conviction and sentence were after they changed? Would an appeal be appropriate?
There has been ever-increasing harsher penalties for DUIs but generally it is unlawful to impose maximum penalties only...
I was arraigned already for a dwi because a trooper said i refused a chemical test, which is a lie! My drivers license was revoked at a hardship hearing over two wks ago but i have yet to get any letter from the dmv and the dmv site is saying my license is still valid. How long does it take for the revocation to go in the system?
You need to go speak to an attorney so that you can contest that you refused the chemical test. There is only a...
My husband got pulled over for dwi but wasn't drunk, yet still refused a breathalizer. Will his license be suspended?
He got a paper saying suspended for 15 days. Then he has to appear in court for that. Then he has to go to criminal court on a separate day. What is normally the outcome of both? He has only one prior arrest for something that was thrown out.
If he refused the breathalyzer, but there was evidence of him being drunk, then his license will be suspended and he...
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