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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 got my car stuck in a ditch and I had to ditch my car because I had a few drinks before the happening. It was towed to a storage and towing facility.
It is possible that you may face charges of leaving the scene of an accident, if you admit to driving, but that is...
I just received a DWI in TX (0.15 BAC) first offense. I'm concerned about potential jail time and how common that is for first time offense for starters. How common is it for a lawyer to be able to avoid jail time in favor of probation? I'm a single parent and this is my main concern. Also, how common is it that I will receive a interlock requirement? My other question is that I am planning a potential move to Missouri. How does this impact the process?
Hire an experienced DWI attorney right away! You will have to return to Court for required appearances if you are...
I was not arrested or charged with a crime. I had to sit out the ticket because i couldn't pay the full amount.
If you are on probation in Tarrant County, the answer is NO. You MUST tell your probation officer that you got...
I am on probation for a DWI. One of the things required was to put an ignition Breathalyzer in my car. But I do not own a car and I have not had a valid license since my arrest so in my judgment It states that I must install one in my car within 7 days of owning or operating a vehicle . I do not drive at all. Probation is calling and saying that my boyfriend needs to install a Breathalyzer in his car, even though I can’t drive it, or they are going to make me wear an SCRAM devise. Both my lawyer and the DA’s office don’t agree with that and I have been on probation with no problems for 7 months and that only come up now. I don’t want to have to pay for a SCRAM devise, and if I’m forced to wear one can I sue, since it is not in my original judgment?
You can sue anyone you want. I don't see a legal cause of action here and doubt you'd find any lawyer willing to take...