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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 have a 13 year clean driving record. This is my first ticket. I know I was not speeding and what to contest this in court. My ticket is for $75 for driving: "unlawful speed at 27 mph in a posted 15 mph zone. The offense charged is F.S.S 316.187. I want to know if I will get points on my license and what does this F.S.S. 316.187 code mean? The officer said he clocked me on a radar. Where can I found that information on the ticket? Also, will I have a chance getting this ticket dismissed in court? Thanks!
316.187 is the statute you are accused of violating. In this case, speeding. You could get points on your license....
I was supposed to be on dui probation that time is up and I have not completed all requirements. How do I take care of this ?
I have the alcohol education class & community service left . I just had child & have to take her to court . I know I have to take care of this first . So I need to know the fastest & simplest way to resolve all of this so I can move on with life
Tell your attorney to petition the court to allow you additional time to complete your requirements of probation.
What happens if i fail to complete special conditions of dui misdemeanor probation with in the specified time? first dui
this is my first dui. i did not complete my community service hours in the first 60 days. lakeland fl
Most probation officers don't want to see you fail. They will work with you to make sure you finish. That said, if you...
I am due to pay my probation fee's and attend DUI class by January 3 but i do not have the money. Is there a way to get an extension or avoid a V.O.P
Does your probation officer know about your financial situation? Have you asked for a supervision fee waiver? Have you...
Fighting a second refusal to submit for dui testing in florida but already won the dui case. Why wasn't this charge dropped?
Won the dui charge in jury trial. This is his second refusal to blow charge. Is it hard to beat this charge in a jury trial even If he beat the dui? They are offering 90 day in jail.
The facts to be proved by the State for a second refusal charge are very narrow - and not tough to prove. The refusal...
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