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I am a non drinker charged with a dwi. I smelled of alcohol because I am a bartender and was less than coherant due to a traffic accident.
That would not be helpful alcohol dissipates and it would not show up
My 21 year old son was charged with DWI w/minor in car. His 14 yr sister-in-law was in the car when he was stopped. She was 3 weeks from turning 15. When he went to arraignment, the judge denied him a public defender because he admitted to smoking a marijuana cigarette 2 weeks before going to court. The judge's comment was "If he had enough money to buy marijuana, then he had enough money to hire a lawyer." He did not buy it the marjuana, a friend of his did. Is this a valid reason to deny someone free counsel if they cannot afford an attorney? We have just lost our house & we cannot afford to hire him a lawyer. What can I do to help him?
No, this is not a valid reason to deny a public defender. The variables which should be considered by the Court are: (...
If a person was stopped in Novemeber of 09, and was drinking how long will it be until they can get a ticket or arrested for DUI? The police report states causes as fail to control speed, unattention and followed to closely. The status for field testing is none for alchol or drugs. Can a ticket still be issued ?
If you were not arrested for DWI or DUI at the scene (which in Texas is what they charge minors who are driving with...
I was sleeping in the backseat of my truck with my keys out of the ignition and out of reach. An officer woke me up asked if I had been drinking, searched my truck, found an empty beer bottle, and ended up giving me a ride to a hotel. I wasn't presented a citation or warning and I haven't seen a police report filed, it has only been two days.
You were not operating the vehicle so you will not be charged. It was smart to take the Keyes out and not have the...
When the deputies found me I was hanging out the side of the truck unconscious.I never spoke with anyone.But in Sept the detective subpoenaed my blood work from the hospital and came back with a dwi.
This is not an uncommon course of events in a case where a person is transported to the hospital for injuries. You...
My ex wife has a DWI felony repetition against her and she has been on going on this for over a year and half now. She has an "inventory docket" court date set up in January. Can you tell me what that means? Thanks.
Inventory dockets are large dockets where a judge at the end of the year or a new judge coming into the court can...
This story is messy so follow along. DWI arrest on 1/18/14, another DWI arrest 1/21/14. In a plea bargain with other felonies I signed conviction of DWI (1/18/14) on 6/18/14. 1 year license suspension. Second DWI which is still a CLASS B convicted (10/14/14). Another 1 year suspension enforced. DPS shows its one year and will be done on 10/14/15. Judge signed order for IID on 10/14/15 until 10/14/16 but I am not in a suspension period then. I have read that you can get suspended for two years with one year being a "hard suspension" but I only have two one year suspension ending 6/18/15 and 10/14/15. I was told I cant get an occupational by some attorneys but some who have looked me on DPS claim that I can get one? I know its messy but I need help and I am employed and hold SR 22.
Since you don't have an attorney, I would advise you to call DPS directly and just ask them. 512-424-2600. Good luck!