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Should I go to the police department and try to have it amended??
No, you should not go to the police department and ask them to do something that they will not be doing. You should...
I lived in Florida when I got my current license some years ago. I was down here for the winter and will return to my permanent address in NYC after my trial date.
You will have to defend the DUI action in Florida, but the states have reporting reciprocity such that the State of NY...
I have a hardship license from a DUI charge.
Generally, no. But I would suggest referring to your actual hardship license to see what language is on it. Even if it...
Person is in lock up for dui's. on the court record it says certificate of discharge to bond.
A bond "discharge" means that the bond is no longer in force and the bail bonding agency is no longer responsible to...
I just received my BAC results from a blood draw from July 25th this week. How would I go about requesting a outside lab confirm the sample results (or bad sample)? My results came back .155 which I was very surprised, I had 5 beers over a 4 hour period and every BAC calculator I ran the number through had me at .07 as the highest that night. If the outside lab results are lower (hopefully below the .150 enhanced threshold) or show the sample was contaminated I will need a DUI lawyer that has dealt with challenging the conflicting tests.
Out of curiosity, did you ask for the blood to be drawn or did they forcibly draw the blood after an accident?
I was placed on probation last week for wet reckless (originally a minor DUI) in Florida. I haven't met with my probation officer yet. Is it ok to own guns? It was not specifically addressed anywhere on my paperwork or by the judge but I have heard that probation sometimes does not allow you to have weapons. Also should I be worried about searches of my house at this point, or does the PO typically do those after the first meeting?
No. NO guns while on probation. Period paragraph. Following is a link to the "standard conditions of probation" in...
I was pulled over on the 25th of July and had blood drawn. I went in to the DHSMV (BAR) office today to apply for my Administrative Suspension informal/formal review. The person at the desk after going through my papers said I haven't been charged yet, I just received a citation, My DL wont be suspended till my blood results are back and the results are .08 or above and am charged. She said when the results are back I will receive a letter/ticket from DMV of the suspension and I have 10 days from that date to request the review. Since tomorrow is the last dayof the 10 days I can apply and she is completely wrong and its from the date I was stopped (date on citation) I would feel a lot better for some confirmation of what she said is correct. It makes sense though. Thanks
Let a competent criminal defense attorney licensed in Florida analyze your case carefully for all purposes to propose...