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Will the new bill 1239 passed October,2014 affect my DUI case as I was arrested January, 2014?
I was looking for some help from a attorney possibly currently or previously dealing with this. I was arrested January,2014 and took a plea deal to be charged as a 1st offense because I had a prior but then everyone pretended to know nothing about my priors and I was sentenced as a second offense third tier so my public defender screwed me. I had to hire an appellate attorney and this case has been going on for some time as I try to get my original deal or at least a fair chance at trial. This technically would be my third as my first being 2008 in New Jersey I received two in 2014 the last before I was convicted of the first so I believe Commonwealth vs Haag would have applied but now new law was passed recently so my question is if I do get the plea negated would I face harsher charges?
This is an excellent question to pose to your appellate attorney. While represented by an attorney, he or she must be...
Is 2nd dui considered a traffic violation?
i recently got a notice to report for jury duty in philadelphia.in the questionare it asks have i ever plead guilty to a crime other than traffic violation. it was a misdemeanor and i did do jail time and probation for it.the 2nd dui occured in april 2012.what im concerned about is if this is a scam to have me report to the courthouse cause i still owe some money on old fines.
The questionaire for Philadelphia Jury duty does ask if you have been convicted of a crime. And yes, a second offense...
Can i sue penndot for 6yr dui defamation on my license that cost me to get it removed?
penndot supervisor in the suspension dept. admitted the dui on my driving record was simply their error which cost me not to mention I'm disable
You may have success in answering this by posting it in ltigation questions.
Am I actually charged if I didn't get processed?
I was arrested for DUI 3 weeks ago. There was an issue with their official breathalyzer and right before They took me to the hospital it started to work. They then started to process me but their computer and scanner stopped working halfway through, so they told me they could finish it later and never did. Since I wasn't processed, can I still be charged?
just to clarify, you were stopped driving and arrested for DUI. Upon consenting to a breath test, the Officer was...
Hello - If I get fired in PA because of a DUI conviction, can I collect unemployment? Thanks
I've been with my current employer for almost 4 years. If I get convicted for a recent DUI charge, I will most likely lose my job. Can I collect unemployment?
If you are fired for cause (DUI conviction) then it is not likely you can claim otherwise to obtain benefits
Will DUI controlled substance charge be a barrier to finding employment with Bachelors Degree?
I have a Bachelors Degree from Temple University. I think I have a good chance of getting ARD with no prior misdeameanor or felony convictions on my record. My concern is for the next year and a half how will the charge look to a potential employer. I'm a minority so my odds of getting a job in my field is lower without a criminal charge according to (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/08/06/the-job-market-tightens-but-new-journalism-grads-remain-upbeat/) I know most jobs only ask for convictions but how much do you think the charge will be a barrier from me finding a job.
With no disrespect intended, I think you are asking the wrong people about the future employment ramifications of your...
Can you surrender PA driver's license before ARD court starts?
I was caught and being charged as first time offender high BAC 0.10 last year. Now, I received the letter, after gone through pre-trial conference, that is related to ARD program. I know that my license will be suspended for a period of 1 month. This starts in July of 2015, but I would rather surrender my license earlier (like in the middle of May) if that is possible. My question is can you surrender license before ARD program even starts?
You can surrender whenever you want but your suspension won't begin until you are accepted into the ARD program.