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No prior criminal record. Currently I'm represented by the public defender. My two attorneys say they don't believe the DA knows about the other case (they both think I have no crim. record with no pending cases). In essence I'm being offered two different first time DUI offenses. Is this right? If I plead in one, will I immediately have a DUI and then when pleading on the second be pleading to a "second time DUI". My attorneys appear not to know the answer to this question. Thank you.
This kind of thing can happen. Generally it happens when the second DUI is on top of the first and both DUI's are in...
I never received any notice of an arraignment even though i called the Courthouse a million times. I called today and found out that they have issued a warrant for my arrest. The clerk told me that I need to come in to have the warrant recalled. How do I do that at the Airport Courthouse? Is there a walk-in or ex parte type calendar? And if so, where do I go to sign up for the calendar? I don't know what department I'm in so do I have to go to the main clerk or is there a special place for the walk-in calendar? Thanks!
Get an attorney. Seriously. DUI's are incredibly expensive in money, and the hurdles and hoops you are going to have...
The person was arrested for a misdemeanor DUI but the DA later charged the person with a felony because of three priors in 7 years. Is this person eligible to have the felony reduced to a misdemeanor under prop 47? No accident involved with the DUI and no one was hurt. Served 6 months in state prison 3 years ago for the case.
Unfortunately, fourth time DUIs cannot be reduced under prop 47.
My license was not suspended, though officer informed me I could still lose it based on what happens at my court appearance. Should I hire a lawyer for the court date?
I have to assume that you are under 21. If the officer gave you a pink temporary license sheet you need to get ahold of...
I was arrested for a dui over 3 years ago in Pasadena ca. Within this past year I was arrested for a bench warrant in rancho cucamonga for a failure to pay a ticket. I was released, and was given another court date in Pasadena which I failed to appear. Will the serna motion apply? What other options do I have? Can an attorney appear for me?
Serna may apply to the facts you have included with your question. Undoubtedly you will want to contact a DUI defense...
Lost administrative hearing for DUI in Hawaii and driving priveliges were revoked for one year. Criminal case was dismissed due to local attorney. Will California take action against my license and will the administrative revocation affect my CA insurance rates?
California will take action unless your case was resolved by acquittal. Was it? Otherwise, California will honor...
3 months ago I was pulled over; BAC 0.09 on blood only. DMV hearing was lost three weeks ago so license is suspended. I wanted to know from lawyers with experience in the past year how long Los Angeles Metro DUI cases get filled? my lawyer says it is possible to get the charge reduced to Speed Ex and then the DMV Suspension would go away.... thanks!
In the State of Washington the Statute of Limitations for a DUI is two years. I do not know what it is in California. I...