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Can you get arrested at an administrative hearing
Failed drug test and I moved
You could get arrested at an administrative hearing if a peace officer is present and has either an arrest warrant or...
What is the punishment for a first dui offense in georgia?
I know you get your license suspended but what else could happen. My boyfriends record is clean & this is his first dui offense.
Jail, community service, probation, fines, and the conviction will stay on his record forever. I would have your...
Can I sue a drunk driver who totaled my car?
My car was totaled by a drunk driver, which his insurance accepted liability. The car is upside as far as the loan goes, soooo the insurance company will issue a check to the lienholder for the actual value of the car leaving me still owing on the car. Can I sue the driver for the remainding balance of the car? Thanks
Yes. However read the release the insurance company will have you sign very carefully. Specifically look for a complete...
I got status of HV in 2002. More than five years later, am I still an HV, do I have to get interlock, sr22, counseling?
I have been to dui school. I have certificat. My fine is 925. I have 3 dui's
If you were declared a habitual violator in 2002, that was well more than 5 years ago. If you have not received any...
What exactly is a DMV hearing?
When I have this hearing, will I be able to get my license right away? I spoke with a lawyer and he told, I was ok going alone. But I am not sure. Thank you
Whenever you are facing DUI charges, there are two separate processes going on...the criminal charges in court and the...
What difference would it make if the the victim of aggrevated assault was drunk, showed up my house 2am irate history mental
illness and violence
Depends upon how that person's behavor is interpreted. First, it might be taken as an otherwise harmless dependant...
Georgia DUI
I received a DUI in georgia but I live in DC. I plead nolo contendere, which is essentially a guilty plea. However, in my paperwork from my lawyer it stated "I hereby authorize my attorney to enter a plea of nolo contendere/guilty on my behalf and in my absence to all charges related to the above styled matter and sign any and all necessary document regarding same to an ordinance which will not report on my criminal history." what does this mean? I also paid online for a background check on myself and nothing came up. Please advise.
Sounds like your lawyer did a "plea in absentia" which means he/she enters a guilty plea on your behalf so that you don'...