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Governors Pardon? In 2003 my Florida Drivers License was permanently revoke for a felony fourth DUI that occurred in Feb 2002.
In July of 2002 I lost my 22 year old daughter to an alcohol related accident that would change my life for ever. Up until that point in my life I had unsuccessfully tried to control my drinking for 30 years. I placed myself into rehab in Aug of 2002. Last month by the grace of God and the Fellowship of AA I had the honors of celebrating 11 years of sobriety!!! I have numerous people that are willing to write letters in my behalf to support the fact that i have been clean since rehab. My psychiatrist from rehab whom I am still I contact with told me that he would write a letter also. My question is does it make sense to file for a Governor Pardon in an attempt to have my driving privileges restored. I babysit my grand children and need to drive to get the to and from school, doctors...
Below is a link containing information on clemency in FL: https://fpc.state.fl.us/Clemency.htm Everything you...
Can I receive a hardship license after a 2nd DUI?
I received my first DUI in June 2008. I had my driving privileges fully restored in August of 2009. I received a 2nd DUI in Feb 2010. My license was suspended for a period of 5 years. I have less than 2 years to go on the suspension. Am I eligible for any type of license or hearing prior to Feb 2015?
Call the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Administrative Review. They can look at...
If I got a DUI last week, can I still apply and possibly work at a restraunt that serves alcohol?
For example: Beef O Bradys, Chilis, etc
There is nothing to stop you from applying. It is possible that the employer may ask you if you've ever been arrested,...
What exactly does "adjudication withheld" actually mean? My son has two of those. one as a juvenile and one for adult dui.
When I look on the county sheriff web site under his SS number, I find the adjudication withheld in both the juvenile and adult records. I always thought that as a juvenile, your records were sealed. The juvenile offense was a sham offense. He did not participate in the crime, but because, 12 hours later, he was in the proximity of the stolen merchandise, he was judged as guilty as the perpetrators of the crime and was given juvenile sanctions, adjudication withheld. The other offense, was a plea bargain. What do we have to do in this situation to get this stuff expunged from his record so he can get a job in the future?
Withhold of adjudication means the judge took the plea but declined to enter a conviction on the record. Theoretically,...
What are some examples of DUI diversion community service ?
A friend of mine has a DUI and may go the pre trail diversion route, and isn't sure what community service she will have to do. It is obviously working for free, but can she choose places like Habitat for Humanity ,Food For the Poor etc, or is it like cleaning of the street and public parks like what prisoners do ? Can she opt to do it before her limited license expires. If it expires she will not be able to drive herself to community service . Is doing this ahead of time good for the judges or prosecutors ?
Most courts and probation departments have an approved list of community service providers. Call the court and find...
What are the chances of a DUI case getting nolle prosequi a the Pre Trial Conference ?
I have a DUI case pending and I was offered Pre Trial Diversion and my attorney has informed me that the cop lied and wrote some untruthful facts on the affidavit which her evidence will show a different story. The lawyer has made a motion to dismiss based on her evidence and if I want to fight it I will forfeit the PTD option, since the prosecutor will have to defend the motion. This is unfair because I don't want to lose at trial because I was told the cop can try to change his facts even though he wrote an affidavit . I think the State Attorney in FL scares people into taking a PTD contract. I say scare because its a sure thing for me in terms of Nolle Prosequi and money for them. Why do judges not throw out the case on the day of the PTC if the motions to suppress and evidence is good?
You need to talk to your lawyer about this. In every litigation you need to choose between a compromise, which may mean...
Can I get 6 months of time for my first DUI with no accident or prior records ?
The officer claimed that I did not stop , but there was no stop sign at the movie theater, that I exited. Would the stop sign issue be an illegal stop and will any evidence gathered after be thrown out, thus leading to a dismissal of my DUI case ?
There's a U.S. Supreme Court case, Kehoe, which places the burden in the State to establish that an actual traffic...
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