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I am on probation in Texas, only reason im here is for school. I graduate in a couple of weeks and want to go home and i am transfering my probation. I got a dwi thats why im on probation. My question is, is if i do decide to stay and finish my probation here in Texas when i go back to Illinois will that DWI come with me like be on my record. Or will i be ok. i assume it will follow me because if it will i am just going to transfer it. Just want to know if illinois has a different law or anything.
The DWI will be on your criminal record for the rest of your life. Probation is a final conviction it doesn't matter to...
What would the defense be and am I looking at jail time or what's the least penalty the court may give?
Hard to say with so little information. Could be charged with child endangerment and DWI at a minimum. If child not...
I have been on probation for 7 months and just cant deal with my PO officer and all the money they are taking from me. I had one violation on my Smart start and know have ordered me to get a sober link device at $180 a month plus 80 for smart start on top of all the fines. I would rather just sit it out in jail. Can an attorney help negotiate a sentence or is solely up to the judge? My first DWI was in 1991 at 17 years old. No other criminal record.
A lawyer can help you negotiate, especially NOW before you get into any real violations. They are likely to offer you...
I did not have an accident. I was bonded out so I surrendered my bond so I could use the time I was serving on my probation violation (because it was revoked due to me getting a DWI on it) I served 34 days with a credit of 10 more days. I was not drunk, it was my prescription medication which I showed them proof of. I'm also terrified that I will lose my license for 2 years this time and I need to work and go to school. I need help. I have a lawyer but he doesn't even try nor has he called me in over a month and a half and I have court in 5 days. Please help me! Thank you!!
It is best for you to work with your attorney and have them answer these questions. If you are unhappy with your...
my daughter in law was charged with a dwi with child under 15 in texas. My 3 yr old granddaughter was the child passenger. My understanding is she was on prescription drugs. She has only one misdemeanor for theft as the only prior. what is she she looking at for penalty? she is out on $2k bond .
While she is facing 180 days to 2 years in a state jail and up to a $10,000 fine that is NOT going to happen to year....
Is there a way to appeal the license suspension? my 7 year old's son DOES NOT have bus service plus I am in the process of interviewing for jobs, having lost mine in January. I tested negative for alcohol, but small dosage med changes may have contributed. i had also suffered a few falls and "fact plants" moving furniture the day before. I have never had issues with the law - not even a traffic speeding ticket! My next court date is May 30. How do I find out who my public defender will be to be able to discuss?''Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
A lot of good questions. Let's start with the fact that you probably don't have a court-appointed attorney. I know they...
I was arrested about 9 months ago for DUI. I got out and was placed on probation for 2 years with all the other community service, drug/alcohol eval, etc. About 4-5 months ago I was living with my girlfriend and one night I took her and her friends out for a girls night out. Long story short, after a night out on the town led to a verbal argument, I was in jail. My girlfriend called the police and told a lie that had me in jail for 3 days before I was placed on pre trial release. Eventually the charges were dropped, however the judge in Cobb County GA still wants me to come and turn myself in for VOP. Anything I can do. I am 23, independent and trying to help take care of myself and my aunt who is in the worst of health. Also, I have a job now so I want a way around all of this.
You should seek a court appointed attorney. Or you can call one of the legal aid clinics. Lone Star Legal Aid is one...