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I was a passenger in my own vehicle when a citizen reported my car swaying in the lane. The driver turned into a McDonald's restaraunt and I took over the driver side to see the menu and order. Just then I looked in the rear view mirror and the red lights were on us. I was told to pull over to the side and me and the driver switched seats again. I was charged as the driver going all over the road and failed my field sobriety test. After reading the police reports from three separate officers, the reports have conflicting information about who was actually behind the wheel at the time of the stop. Also I was on seroquel which is a strong anti-pychotic medication. I did not do the intoxilizer. Does it sound like I may have a chance to fight this?
Although Avvo is an excellent resource, this question is far more complex than this cite is designed for. In Minnesota...
DVS told me they can because it is a civil case. How can this be with refusal dismissal?
The DVS is correct. You have to challenge your license revocation in civil court if you want that to be removed from...
my first appearance is next week and the county attorney hasn't said what evidence he has used to determine that i was "under the influence". for example, like i failed a Breathalyzer or my blood sample came back with some kind of positive, result. but aren't, they supposed to have some kind details, about why they think, they have a case, by now?
Hopefully you have an attorney who can guide you through the process. If not, I would suggest contacting one without delay.
Challenging a stop in mn. If the police report differs from what happened eg times(squad video has a diff time from the cops report and booking report), spot where cop was located at time of speed clocking. Officer mention on the straight line walk I was leaning almost 2to3 inches side to side after watching video I wasn't. Cop said I was on the outer lane while I was on the overtaking inner lane. Are this challengeable
Yes you can. Officer does not need much to stop a vehicle but has to be able to articulate a legal basis. If the...
This is my first dwi ever and it is 4th degree, parked in my driveway. Public defender got refusal charge dismissed with guilty plea to 4th degree dwi. He said it would be teduced. Feb. 9 was the conviction date and I have had only a runaround of info from the dvs who still have my license revoked for 1 year for refusal. I even had the court fax the conviction and dismissal paperwork to them today. Also today an agent said it did not matter that is was dismissed because it was a civil matter. What is the truth ???
Minnesota Statute 169A.54, subd. 6, is the administrative reduction law.
I will be pleading guilty at the pretrial (under .16 BAC). I would like my revocation to start as soon as possible after that date. How long does it usually take for the revocation to start? Is there anything I can do to expedite that?
Depending on if you were temporarily reinstated pending the outcome of your case. In that event it would be 7-10 days...
I was originally charged with refusal and 4th degree dwi parked in control of my vehicle. Licence immediately revoked for one year. Plead guilty to dwi....refusal dismissed...was told it would get reduced to 30 days...reinstated my licence...passed dwi test...passed chemical assessment....paid $680 fee....Many calls to DVS and no one ever seems to know anything.....What can I do? Is there something I need to do to prove I plead guilty and refusal charge was dropped ?
The DMV is supposed to automatically process the reduction after the court certifies your conviction to them. The court...