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A 21 year old friend of mine was riding in his vehicle as a passenger, with a friend driving. They had both been drinking. They were involved in a minor accident. My friend told the driver to run away before the police came, as the driver had received a DUI only a month earlier- the boy was genuinely trying to help his friend, and took the rap for him. Now he is facing fines and lawyers fees that although the boy who ran promised to help pay, now won't. With text messages from this boy admitting he was driving and ran away as evidence, is there any chance the DUI charge could be dropped against the guy who took the rap if the truth came to light? What is the average cost of counsel for DUI or dwi?
Cost if a good dwi attorney will vary, however, if what you are saying is true it should not be difficult to get a good...
2 hours from the time of arrest
Prior to Regulation NYCRR § 136.5, I had reapplied for my driver's license after suspension was up. I received a letter back stating I needed to complete alcohol counseling which I did. Form DS-449 was sent to DMV by my counselor stating that I had successfully completed treatment. All of this took place BEFORE the stricter guidelines for re-licensing were made law. The DMV continued to sit on my application until the new guidelines came into effect (three months later). Finally, 7 months after completing treatment, my denial letter came from Albany. I did everything I was supposed to in the letter from the first examiner. I have appealed the Commissioner's decision. What are the chances this is over-turned? Why was my application reviewed TWICE?
The regulations are new and no lawyers that I am aware of practice in this field except for me. I have 2 pages of...
I was walking and a police officer stopped be for having an open container. She graciously did not issue me any tickets but took my name and birthdate. What does this mean for me? Will this show up on a background check? Will this be on any record? If so how long? I have never been in trouble before.
Nothing. Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq. Immediate Past President, Criminal Courts Bar Association 11'-12' Hession...
If someone got a dwi driving your car, are you responsible because it was your car they were driving?
dwi by someone driving your car
You could be civilly liable for any damages if you let the person drive your car knowing he had been drinking. This...
I have been a U.S. permanent resident since 2001, in 1998 I got my first DWI (misdemeanor) my liscence was revoked for 3 months + fines, second DWI in 2007 (misdemeanor) 6 months conditional liscence + fines, third DWI in 2008 (misdemeanor) liscence revoked for one year+ 60 days jail time (served) + 3 years probation + fines
These DWI's are not a bar per se. However you must stop. You're being an alcoholic will bar you. You need to find a...
my bf was charged with a misdemeanor in 2007 (for drunk driving). now at 27 years old, he was recently caught drunk driving and was arrested. he didn't yield at a sign, so the cops pulled him over. he refused a BAC test. he was nonviolent with the cops the first or second time. we don't know what is going to happen yet, since this incident occurred 3 days ago. the first misdemeanor was in ct, and his 2nd offense (i don't know what it should be labeled yet) was in upstate ny. besides his first misdemeanor, his record is clean. would he face any jail time and/or be convicted of a felony? thanks.
There is not enough information for an accurate answer. Even though jail is possible, it is not definite. The attorney...
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