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I got a DUI but was not behind the wheel when I was arrested but I told cops I was driving I was intoxicated badly though
My car ran hot and I walked to a store to get water from a near by store .The car was undriveable and I was pulled off to the side of road when I walked back to car that's when the highway patrol was there
Your admission if admissible is sufficient to establish the element of driving or control of the motor vehicle....
I couldn't sleep and a family/retired MD gave me medicine with "drowsiness" as a side effect. Mug shot in paper . public drunk
He thought pill would make me sleep. It knocked me off my feet (muscle impairment,wide awake). I thought I was having a stroke . I was 60 yo and had high BP. I couldnt find my cell ph and walked into my yard on dead end street in last house ,saw neighbor, asked him to call an ambulance for me. He did and I sat down . When I saw vehicle lights I stood up and stepped into the str. First vehicle was a cop. He blocked the medical guys from even talking to me and when I and the amb guys objected, he arrested me. No tests were given . He said I was not to be charged and to be let out "free ticket" after I "slept it off" till 6 am. Ended up with my pic in paper as public drunk. Can I do anything? pic in paper hurt and estranged my adult and college aged kids?
Likely no. It's not false information. You were arrested. You might have a lawsuit against the doctor, though..
Out of State DUI - Currently live in a neighboring state, but already in the process of moving cross-country
Recently I was pulled over for speeding and charged with a DUI in TN. My hearing is next month. I have retained council in TN. I live in MS, but my job is being transferred to the east coast. I understand that if convicted, TN will not take my license, but MS will. Then things with the license will be complicated because I will not be living in MS in a couple of months. I'm more concerned about how probation will work? Will TN care if I'm not living in MS anymore (as long as i'm flying back to attend classes and meetings) I'm not worried about expenses as keeping my job is my priority. (for the long run) Any advice will be appreciated. My TN attorney is only focused on TN and my MS attorney is taking a wait and see attitude. Should I call an attorney in the new state too?
You already have an attorney in TN and should ask any and all questions about the case to your attorney. When you get...
Do I have to take the masap and VIP classes twice if I have 2 dui's? My 2nd one was dropped to DUI 1st.
I got 2 dui's within months of each other. I plead guilty to both of them but my second was dropped down to DUI 1st, not 2nd. So since it's only a 1st, do I have to pay and attend the masep and VIP classes twice or am I able to do it once and knock both cities out at once?? (One DUI was in long beach and the other in diberville)
I would suggest contacting the lawyer that represented you on both cases. If not available, contact a Mississippi DUI...
What is the penalty (fine and/or jail time) for violation of probation on a first offence dui with no further trouble w/thelaw?
1st offence DUI happeneD 6years ago;fines are cleared according to collections in municipal court ; was homeless at time(and jobless) did not have means to pay fines or probation fees;no truoble with law since
You need to hire an attorney to place the case back on the docket. There is likely a bench warrant on you for failure...
i was pulled over for my tag. searched, vehicle towed spent eight hours in jail for dui w/bonding out without having alcohol or drugs or testing. I plead guilty in court , only to be locked up again because i didnt have the 700 dollars for my other tickets in court and was set a trial date. This is 3 hours away from my home and i didnt have a way to make it so i called and was informed it was nothing they can do, So now i got a letter saying im convicted of a dui and i have to go to alcohol safety classes and i dont even drink. Im a veteran i respect the laws but i dont feel like this right at all. What do i do?
I'm having a hard time understanding why you pled guilty to a "wrongful" DUI? Please tell me how that happens.
My daughter (21) was arrested for public drunk last night at Ole Miss vs Alabama game except she was not drunk.
She had only 2 drinks but has a seizure disorder which causes her to pass out. It is a form of epilepsy. She work up disoriented to the cops asking her questions and eventually putting handcuffs on her. They tried to let her call one of her friends to come get her but when she comes out of the seizures she doesn't always understand her surroundings and some of that part of the night is fuzzy. She doesn't drink much because she can't with the depekote. They put her in handcuffs and took her to hail and when she finally was coherent enough to tell them about her disorder and that she had t taken her meds for the day they said they would have a nurse come but that never happened so they clearly didn't believe her. Her roommate came and bailed her out . What are her options?
She should obtain a good local attorney and hopefully they can make this charge go away. That is a shame that they are...
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