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casw was dismissed because officer did not appear. How long do they have to refile charges
That's a DECEPTIVELY complicated question, as the caselaw isn't in my mind entirely clear. If the COURT dismissed...
a 3rd party called the cops saying i was drinking and driving. by the time the cops caught up to me i had already been out of my vehicle and inside of a bar for about 10-15 minutes. the cops never saw me in or around my vehicle, or even in possession of my keys. they ended up arresting me saying that the witnesses statement was enough probable cause to take me in to the station and breathalyze me. can the cops use his original statement? or does the witness have to actually show up to court and testify?
In NJ and all other jurisdictions with which I am familiar, the State will need to prove operation of the vehicle. This...
State of NC. Repercussions?
Yes, almost certainly you will be charged on the civilian side. Normally, they issue you a ticket with a summons to...
I was inside a pool hall when I was told my car was hit, and the person took off. The damage was quite extensive and when they caught the driver he was charged with dwi. What steps do I need to take to get the most out of this inconvenient situation?
You appear to have a property damage claim. If there is collision coverage on your vehicle, you can file a claim with...
unable to obtain breathalizer reading on scene, i have a clean criminal background, decent driving record (no major violations and very few),
Anything is possible, but it won't come easily and people are routinely convicted of DUIs on similar facts. Time to...
I was arrested for a DUI on the 27th/28th of September. My BAC was .08. I was not held in prison and released after going to the magistrate. I am taking this case to court and will do everything I can to fight it. Other than hiring a lawyer, is there anything I can do to help my case such as attend AA meetings. Thanks
The best thing you can do is to hire a good, experienced lawyer to fight the charges. Doing classes wont help in terms...
I was provided with the privilege to regain my north Carolina driver licenses in 2012. I have been able to abided by the rules and regulations of the device for almost three years. I am unable to get the device removed for another four years. With my children getting older and repaying my debt to society by remaining sober through AA and doing things differnt then my teenage years. I was wondering if early removal was something possible for me. Thanks for your time.
No, there is no way around the interlock unfortunately.