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Zachary Cooper

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  • No custody agreement and shared visitation for 5 years. Received 2nd DUI and on house arrest. Mother filed for custody.

    I received a 2nd DUI in July and just went through sentencing in February. I have been on house arrest for two months with a month to go. Child's mother found out last week and stopped visitation during week but gave her to me Friday night for ...

    Zachary’s Answer

    I suggest contacting an attorney who deals specifically with Custody.

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  • The dui stop was unfounded, but they are insistent on ignoring that, and prosecuting me.

    I did not know my friend's car had an expired registration. My driving was fine, but the cop pulled us over anyway, stating that he ran the tag and it came back expired. The dispatch records, though, show that I was pulled over a good minute bef...

    Zachary’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Jones. You should hire counsel immediately and talk with them about your case and possible defenses.

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  • How can I find out if dui blood test is complete. was arrested Feb. 2 2014 court date was 03/06 2014.

    dui feb 2 2014 had a hearing 03 6 2014 was not taken to court. judge reviewed and continued. Another court date April 4 2014 . Want to know if test is back. is there any way to find out if test is complete.

    Zachary’s Answer

    I would contact your attorney. Many times I am able to get the blood results FAXED to me or given verbally prior to the preliminary hearing.

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  • What to do

    Dui in remote county. ARD application filed. Waiver of Arraignment signed.What types of hearings take place from this point? Is it a benefit to plead guilty if I may not be able to afford ard? Not satisfied with my lawyer but it may be too far in...

    Zachary’s Answer

    First off if your not happy with your attorney you always have the right to retain other counsel. The filing of the ARD application does not mean that you have been accepted. Furthermore, even if you are accepted you don't have to take ARD. You can still fight your case and go to trial if that is the avenue you want to do. Before you decide on this I would make sure that you sit down and talk to either your attorney or have a consultation with another attorney to make sure you are making the correct decision.

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  • How long does it take to hear on a non dui ARD application in Lehigh County on average?

    Application was made 2 days ago and my arraignment is scheduled for next week. Will the DA have made a decision by then or will it need to be continued?

    Zachary’s Answer

    In Lehigh County there os a good chance you may not hear about your ARD application until after. I would make sure that you have an experienced Crininal attorney working for you to make sure that you are doing everything correctly and that you know all your options.

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  • I got removed from ARD for a DUI what does this mean what will I have to do and what can they do to me

    I got an ARD extension to complete my CRN evaluation and finish my penalty community service hours I didn't do either of them I than missed a court date and got removed what will happen

    Zachary’s Answer

    I would contact an attorney immediately. Once you are removed from ARD your case now goes back into the criminal docket of the county where this occurred. You can either attempt to fight the case and go to trial and enter a guilty plea. Again, contact an experienced DUI attorney who ASAP.

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  • I was arrested for a DUI and I just remembered I took maybe 1.5 mg of Xanax 24-48 hours prior to my blood test.

    Do you think it showed up? Quakertown PA. I was arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana

    Zachary’s Answer

    First thing is you should hire an attorney who handles DUI in this area. Secondly, I would not write anything about the facts of your case on a site such as this. An attorney will be able to answer all your questions, discuss your options as well as see what if any defenses you may have.

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  • What time do you need to report to jail to serve weekends for a DUI? Also, do you have to be in a cell the whole time?

    I received 15 weekends in jail in Philadelphia for my second DUI. I want to know what time to report on Fridays and what time I would get done on Sundays.

    Zachary’s Answer

    I would suggest contacting your Attorney if you had one for this case. Many times at the time of the sentencing you are informed by the Judge what time you need to report. In other words every case can be different. You can also try and get a copy of the sentencing sheet which may also have the information you are looking for.

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  • Can you get ard if you've been convicted of a felony 7yrs ago?

    1St offense DUI currently on parole has 18 month left of parole can i get ard? What happens to parole? can i get my charge changed to a summary offense???

    Zachary’s Answer

    ARD is a first time offenders program run by each individual DA's office. Typically a person who had a criminal record (misdemeanor or felony) would not be accepted into the program. I would strongly suggest talking to a qualified DUI attorney in the area who can go over your options as well as any possible defenses.

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  • Legal or Illegal Traffic Stop?

    I was pulled over for no reason other than the officer 'got a tip' that my license was suspended. No speeding, belt on, car legal. About a month prior I got a speeding ticket from the same dept., different officer, and I believe it was that office...

    Zachary’s Answer

    Best advise would be to hire an attorney and enter a plea of not guilty so you can have a hearing.

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