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Can my brother be charged with DUI if no tests or blood work was performed?
My brother just finished a trial and no evidence was provided. The state didn't have no blood work and the officer didn't perform any field tests on my brother on the night he wrecked his car. He received 5 years of probation and 30 days in jail for this. Is this fair? Can they convict him even though they didn't have any evidence? Also, for the first offense, isn't the punishment to steep? Any advice will be greatly appreciated. Also, he wasn't arrested at all but was sent to the hospital; they didn't draw any blood from him.
If the trial has ended, it is obvious he can be charged with the offense. If he received 5 years of probation, then he...
If you have a "wet reckless" conviction and catch another DUI charge -- still a 2nd degree misdemeanor? Also question about plea
. I've not yet retained an attorney but this isn't my first rodeo. I know you can probably count actual DUI trials on one hand, but if you have seen someone go to trial and lose -- what sentences are typically imposed? I guess the meat of this post is "My plea seems bad enough, is it that much worse to be found guilty of DUI at trial?" Do guilty DUI defendants typically receive just jail time if they endure a trial, or do they get jail time + all the conditions of a plea bargain (probation, car impound, dui school, etc). Or is the Plea Bargain really a great deal considering the slim-to-nill chance at beating the charge in a trial, and the loss of freedom that would lead to job loss. Admin suspension sustained, so DUI School II, anyway--finally"not guilty" trial = reverse DMV ruling?
The severity of your sentence after trial will depend on the judge and any aggravating facts associated with your case....
I was arrested for first dui and failed the dui class. what are the consequences
arrested for first dui and have not been convicted yet. tspeare615@hotmail.com
You either have to take a plea or go to trial if the State will not reinstate your pretrial diversion contract. The...
Lawyer in a dui case
if your lawyer tells you to handle everything that has to do with losing a DUI case like DUI school, charity, and what not, is he preparing for a loss...I refused the breathalyzer and I believe if there is a video of this field sobriety test that I could at least get a dropped to a reckless.... if that was the case, I don't know if I should plead no contest or guilty for a lesser sentence
It sounds like your lawyer is asking you to do these things so it will show the State Attorney that you are taking this...
How do I apply for an appeal hearing after getting a dui during the first 10 days?
I got a dui and I have 10 days to appeal the suspension. I basically just need the extra 30 days to get my affairs in order before my license is suspended so I need to know how to submit a formal appeal.
You have to go to the Lantana Office to request a hearing. There are some documents you have to fill out and your will...
How do I deal with old DUI charges from another state?
When I was 20 years old I was taken to jail and later bailed out on DUI and wreck less driving charges. I was leaving the state and left on bail this has been 13 years ago. How can I take care of the warrant?
Contact a criminal defense attorney in the county and state where you were originally charged. They may be able to take...
Is there anyway to drive for livelihood purposes during 18 month Hard suspension
I recently was Charged with a DUI, and unfortunately this is the second refusal to submit to testing I have on my record. I challenged the DMV suspension of my license at the formal review hearing and lost. I then filed petition for writ of certiorari which was denied. And finally I submitted a petition for rehearing. I have not received word back but I am doubtful that it will come back in my favor. Is there any other way that I could obtain some way to drive during this suspension period. I need to be able to work and it is impacting my ability to make money, further my career, and further my education. I am not trying to cheat the system, I just need a way to stay productive other than Florida's inefficient public transportation system.
Unfortunately I hink you are s.o.l. You should personally visit one of the B.A.R. Offices and speak to someone there...