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How likely can a first time DC DUI turn into a OWI for a BAC over .1 but below .15 with a clean record?
I understand that the DC law is very complicated and unlike other states a DUI can't be lowered to a reckless driving. How likely can someone with a bac over a .1 but below a .15 have their DUI lowered to a OWI?
As you mentioned DC law and its application can sometimes be confusing and often it does not make sense. The answer to...
I was pulled over in DC for going down wrong way on a one-way street, performed sobriety test - failed, I was then arrested, and took breathalyzer at station which revealed a high BAC, I was detained then released and allowed to retrieve my car only 1-2 hours after being booked. I fully cooperated the whole time and was released 2 hours earlier than I was originally told. The back of court summons paper says I MAY be eligible to avoid criminal conviction by paying a fee on the court date.
A DUI charge in the District of Columbia is not a fine only crime. The penalty for a first DUI is incarceration up to...
This is my 3rd DUI ever. The last one I had was in 2006. I live in the state of Maryland. I already went to court and the officer didn't show and they threw it out.
If you've had previous DUIs, the government will almost certainly be looking to punish you harshly. It's not clear if...
I had 2 DUI cases back in 2006, my question is , if one or my 2 cases can be expunged from my record.
Very unlikely unless they were both dismissed and you can prove actual innocence or another extraordinary ground of...
I live in Washington DC, since 2010. In April 2012 a three year suspension of my Oregon drivers license ended however I've never acted to restore my license. Now I want to restore it in Washington DC, where I now live, and am told by Oregon DMV that I need to 1) install an interlock on my car until April 8, 2014; and 2) have an SR-22 filing in effect until April 8, 2015, and the Oregon license will be restored. Of course I live not in Oregon but in DC now. I am willing to wait until April 8, 2014 to obtain my DC license when the interlock requirement ends but am wondering if I apply for my DC license on April 9 of next year, will DC require me to have an SR-22 in effect, which Oregon says it would require until April 2015?
DC may not require it themselves, but if the lack of SR22 causes the OR suspension to remain active, DC will not give...
Officer didn't write time of arrest 2 didn't check the box for driver breath 3 didn't ask all field sobriety test he arrest me
on the report it shows i fail everything can i defend all this at court
The only way you are going to get answers to your questions that you can rely upon is if you engage the services of an...
I got a DUI in Los Angeles in 2005. I then moved home to Maryland and got a DUI in March of 2012 in Annapolis/Anne Arundel County. I received a PBJ because they didn't know about my first. I then violated my probation in November of 2012 by getting a 3rd DUI in Baltimore City. Since then I've been going to meetings, am in a 48 week after care program, did a weekend in rehab and am starting a 28 day rehab cycle soon which I will have completed before my court date in March of 2013. Will this keep me out of jail at all????
Grea job on apparently addressing your issues with alcohol (presumably - no mention of what substance the DUIs involved)...
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