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I had a DUI conviction in California that was 'Expunged' in 2009.What will a background check in WA see, if anything at all?
The DUI conviction was in LA County and I was wondering if WA State laws differ from CA laws regarding a CALIFORNIA Expungement which would affect what can be seen in a background check that doesn't require fingerprints.
It depends who is doing the check and how far they invesstigate. Law enforcement will still be able to pick it up and...
Under Washington State law, if you are a commercial-vehicle driver who was arrested for DUI or being in physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, you can have your commercial driver's license (CDL) disqualified. This law applies even if you were arrested while in ...
King County set the DUI arraignment before the blood test results are in. Is this normal or of concern?
Husband was arrested for DUI on the Dec 28th, he refused the field sobriety test and breathalyzer. The police got a search warrant and drew blood at the hospital. They said results would take 4-6 weeks, but we just got the arraignment in the mail and he is to appear on Jan 11th. This surprised both of us! The night of the arrest he ran a red light, got pulled over and they automatically were ready to book him for a DUI. He refused the test because he felt like a blood test was more conclusive and would prove him innocent as he had 3 beers over a few hours and is a big guy. Now we understand that the refusal to take the test may prove to be the bigger issue. Does the arraignment without results (known to us) mean anything???
An interesting but very scary thing the public does not know about DUI cases is that a prosecutor can charge you with a...
Do they ever offer reduced charges in King county on readiness hearings or on the first day of trial?
Yes. However, with a breath test that well I wouldn't be in a big hurry to plead guilty to anything. Low breath test...
I was pulled over by a state trooper last year and arrested under the charges of drug DUI. I passed the breathalyzer but failed field tests (it was raining and I was wearing high shoes). The DRE officer's "expert" opinion was that I was on marijuana and suppressants. My breathalyzer test AND blood draw came back negative for all substances, with the exception of ONE test which came back positive for benzodiazapines. The test which came back positive, however, they cannot use in court because it was done in PA and the court is not going to fly the lab technician here. Therefore there is no scientific evidence supporting their claims of me being under the influence. They are still charging me with a DUI but offered me a reckless driving. What are my chances of beating this case in court?
As you describe it your case seems very strong. If these are the facts and you've reached a point where you're...
I was driving on the freeway with my window down cause it was really hot inside my car and the noise on the freeway prevented me from hearing my cue to provide a sample on my ignition interlock device. When I realized this it was too late; the device immeditely requested another sample so I blew and passed obviously as I had previously passed maybe 15 minutes before this other random test. Clearly I was not intoxicated it was an accident but due to this violation my vehicle will lock out in four days. I want to know if I can appeal this violation, and if DOL will be informed since I haven't applied for the IIL license yet (I have it installed as a court order). Also, will this greatly affect me with my judge for this violation?
You need to contact you II provider and explain the situation and exactly what happened.
I received a notice from my lawyer that he was withdrawing from my case now that it is finished, is this normal thank you
You have been sentenced on the amended charge of reckless driving and is there any other things that you have to do?...
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