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After a DUI and possible incarcenation, are there programs out there to help people get back on there feet again? Not having the ability to drive?
I would talk with your attorney who should be able to give some direction to you. Every case is different but...
I have an appeal with PennDot for a refusal to submit to a blood test after I gave them a breath test next week. I am being told I will undoubtedly lose this appeal and the one year license suspension will be enforced. As for my DUI, it is my first offense and will be placed on the ARD program (if all goes well) sometime near the end of summer. After two months from my appeal date for the refusal, can I apply for some sort of license to get to school and work ? Is there a separate case you have to bring up to fight for this ? I was told no several times but then other lawyers I spoke with said if on ARD and two months of suspension have been served they will grant that normally. ( I made sure to tell them one year of the suspension is due to refusal )
Unfortunately, no. What you are trying to obtain is an Occupational Limited License (OLL) which would allow you to...
My appeal date with PennDot for refusing to take a blood test (complied with breath test but was never told what they wanted me to sign which was the blood work form) is in about two weeks and I was wondering if I should file a petition for an OLL before ? If denied, can I apply again ? , or appeal ?
You are not eligiable for an OLL through PENNDOT for a refusal. I would contact a qualified attorney to go over your...
Upon receiving a DUI, I was taken to the police DUI processing center by the two security guards whom made the initial arrest. When there, I complied with a breath test and was then handed a packet and told to sign. I asked what I was being asked to sign because I did not want to incriminate myself and if my lawyer could explain it to me. Immediately after I was released without ever being told I would be getting a refusal from PennDot until I received the notice in the mail. How likely are these appeals turned over ? If I or my future lawyer seeks to contact the officer would let/can they work something out for this ? Is there a higher appeal of they sustain ?
This is a matter you will need to hire an attorney to handle to make sure it is done correctly and to have the best...
Person X has no prior record, is a good university student with professional aspirations, and presented him/herself this way during court proceedings and initial meeting with probation officer. X was pulled over for a moving violation and refused the chemical test. A breathalyzer was administered upon arrest, and X has been in the ARD program for three of six total months so far without having to take any drug tests. X is complying with all court mandated requirements, has completed the Alcohol Highway Safety Class, and has been up to date with reporting forms. To X's knowledge, his/her probation officer does not even remember him/her. X simply wants some clarification (actual numbers) regarding the likelihood of a random drug test with X's current situation. PA SPECIFIC APPRECIATED.
Person X is an interesting yet contradictory individual. On the one hand X is a "good university student with...
Officer gave me breath test but never explained what they wanted me to sign or why (turned out to be blood test request). PennDot wants to suspend my license for one year and I currently go to school full time and work full time with commuting 45min+ to each location. Would I qualify for one of those licenses after the mandatory 60 days or can I appeal the denial to the next level? I'm also curious if I should even use my lawyer for this matter since he has not been very helpful thus far. Officer agreed to let me into the ARD program as well.
If you are charged with a refusal and PENNDOT suspends your license for 1 year unfortunately you are not eligible for...
I was charged with a DUI and at the prelim hearing the officer said he would not contest me applying. The prelim was continued until next month so that I can finish school. When can I apply for ARD ? Does my lawyer have to do it or can I go down to the courthouse and file it myself ?
Self-representation is never a good idea, even for ARD. Each county has its own requirements that have to be completed...