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I had a dui last November. No one was injured, and my car insurance paid off the damages to other cars. Now a year later I am being called back into court for restitution, the person who is suing me was one of the owners of the car I hit. It is for 10,000 dollars. I am on welfare and food stamps, have no bank account and no property. I have been doing the community service and dui school. I have been doing everything right since this happened. What am I looking at as far as going to court and telling them I have no money?
Normally in these cases they go after your insurance. Usually your liability is indemnified through your insurance...
Our minivan was broadsided on the driver's side by an oncoming pickup truck driven by a drunk driver. The impact shattered all the windows on that side and all the side curtain air bags deployed. My husband suffered some injury to his neck and shoulder and he was transported to the ER soon after the accident. My son who was sitting on the side the truck hit also has pain in his neck and soreness in his arms and pain in his ear and temple which wasn't immediate until the following day. Our van has been determined to be at a total loss by our insurance adjuster. It was just paid off in December and was in excellent condition and very low mileage.
Absolutely, you have a slam dunk PI case. I suggest contacting an ecperienced PI attorney.
Was hit by DUI driver: car is totaled, no medical injury sustained. Made a claim with responsible party's insurance, they are unresponsive, claiming they are "investigating coverage" for 3 months now. Now received a letter from the District Attorney's Office, asking to file a statement of loss questionnaire for restitution damages, to be used in court during his DUI case hearing. If I submit this questionnaire, would it remove the obligation of his insurance company to pay on my claim? Would a better approach be to file a case against him in small claim court separately?
In criminal cases the Court can order the defendant to pay restitution which is normally considered the damages the...
I got my first DUI 2 years ago in CA. One of the conditions of my probation is "zero tolerance"-- not driving with any alcohol in my system. I'll be doing a bunch of out of state driving next month (NV, UT, WY), and am wondering if that "zero tolerance" will be enforced out of state. Will the out-of-state police know of the conditions of my probation? I know that I shouldn't arrested for a DUI out of state, but I'm trying to figure out if I need to be as careful about "zero BAC" when driving out-of-state as I've been at home...
Yes and no. Out of state MIGHT not know of your probation conditions, however, if you are stopped, arrested and...
Because this was my second DUI, my license was revoked and I have to appeal to get privileges back in Michigan. Is there a period of time it drops off and I can apply again? Or, because I now live in San Francisco and it was 9 years ago, can I simply take the California Driver's test and get a CA driver's license?
Go to the CA DMV and apply for a license. See what happens. Worst case, you will be required to have your license...
Charged with pc148(a)(1) pc273a(a) vc23152(a) vc23152(b) he is not the parent of the child (age 12) but the parent of said child was also in the vehicle. He did not actually resist arrest but refused to be breathalyzed and was held down by 6 officers (again, without resisting) at the station and forced to give a blood sample. He is covered in bruises and broken blood vessels. The officers took video of the entire incident at the station. What do you think we are looking at here?
Felony child endangerment carries a maximum stare prison sentence of 6 years. It's quite serious. What you need to...
I am on an H1-B visa. The visa stamp in my passport expired and I need to get it renewed when I travel to my home country. In January 2014 I was arrested on charges of a DUI i.e. VC 23152(A). The DA did not file a complaint, hence no arraignment and no hearing. If I were to travel abroad, would I face issues in getting the visa stamp in passport renewed? What steps and documentation can I carry to avoid trouble with getting my visa renewed?
Since you have no conviction, the DUI arrest should not cause a problem for a visa application.