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I need to take a Level II "DUI Class" per another state and I can't seem to find any in the DMV area. The only thing I have come across is the MD 12 hour AEP, which doesn't seem to have a second level to it. Any recommendations? Thanks!
You need a 26 hour (typically 26 weeks, one hour per week) program, and there are many to choose from throughout the...
My car was wrecked in Washington DC while unoccupied. The driver was drunk and left but was arrested later. A lot of damage to the vehicle, including the frame, but not "totaled". I was forced to use my own policy due to the driver being under-insured. Can I pursue the driver's insurance for the diminished value on my vehicle? I have only had the vehicle 6 months and the wreck is going to take a good bit of value off when I trade it in. Can I pursue the driver for the cost of travel and time off work this will cost me? As well as my deductible? I was on vacation when the wreck happened and will now have to figure out how to travel 500 miles back to Washington AND time off work as well. Obviously the driver was at fault, and I feel I am completely owed these reimbursements.
Sorry to hear of this messing up your vacation. You were smart to go under your insurance in this scenario, but why...
Hi, I got a PBJ for DUI on feb 2009 and the probation ended after one year. I got second DUI on feb 19 2011 and was convicted. I am planning to go for H-1b stamping back home and would like to know if my chances for approval are very slim or I can still get stamping. On the form DS-160 should I mention both DUI's and carry paperwork with me or just the conviction. Thanks!
It is hard to say ... you really didn't give us enough details. Get a certified copy of BOTH entire files ... then...
AVVO: Earlier in the year I was charged with a 1st Offense Virginia DWI and Refusal. At the time I was a Virginia licensed driver. However, I recently moved and relicensed in DC. I've retained a Virginia attorney to handle the Virginia criminal matter. The attorney believes my case will most likely end in a Refusal conviction, or possibly a "Wet Reckless." There's also a chance that I will be convicted of both DWI and Refusal. I would like a DC traffic attorney to advise as to what action(s) the DC DMV will take against my license in the event of any of these outcomes. How would Virginia-ordered ASAP/probation be transferred to DC? Are there any other issues facing DC licensed drivers facing similar charges that should be addressed? Finally, could any of this be mitigated by hiring a DC traffic attorney? Best Regards
Generally speaking, if you get a DUI out of state and the state that issue your license finds out about it, there will...
Visited a friend at his house during a party. While he was drunk he lit a blowtorch near my eye. I didn't know it could cause damage so looked at it for awhile after which he finally turned it off. No else saw this happen. Later my eyes felt funny. I decided to go home and when I got home my eyes started hurting really bad. I ran cold water under my eyes and tried to go to sleep. The next day I went to the ER. They diagnosed me with eye strain. I had to go back to school far away that day. I sent him an email asking to pay for the medical bills. He said he talked to a lawyer and that they said he doesn't owe me. He doesn't remember what happened but would help out. He only gave me $100. I thought about letting it go but we no longer talk and there could be long term damage.
You may have a claim however, I would need more information before I could give you a complete response. The statute of...
While a DUI conviction on your record may not exactly ruin your life, it definitely will affect you adversely for a very long time. Anything that requires a background check, like applying for a job, school, or professional licenses, will reveal your DUI conviction. Ideally, you ...
Despite the downward trend in incidents of drunk driving in recent years, statistics show that there is a DUI-related fatality every 45-60 minutes in the US. This may be why most states have cracked down on drunk driving by increasing statutory penalties, especially for repeat of...