It makes sense to speak with an immigration attorney, as they would be better suited to answer that question.
From the DWI/DUI criminal side, one would be remiss in failing mention the need to comply with each and every aspect of the Court's Order such as probation, treatment, fines, community service and if appropriate, travel restrictions.
Hope that helps. Mind the gap.
Need a bit more information, as the inquiry makes reference to three or four priors. There have been substantial changes to the law, specifically pertaining to sentencing and Grossly Aggravating Factors.
Check out precious postings on AVVO.com regarding "Laura's Law." Given the possible consequences, separate and apart from Laura's Law, consultation with an EXPERIENCED DWI DUI Impaired Driving attorney makes sense.
There are three different methods of proving "impaired driving" in North Carolina:
1. BrAC or BAC reading of .08 or higher; and/or
2. Appreciable Impairment as described by witnesses for the State; and/or
3. Existence of Metabolites of certain controlled substances. (SEE BELOW FOR STATUTORY DEFINITION UNDER NCGS 20-138.1)
The accused may not be actually "impaired" to be convicted of Impaired Driving. DWI may be proven even in instances where the active ingredient is NOT present in...
First, try not to fret. There may be options available. Second, retain an attorney immediately.
Criminal matters, such as the one described in the inquiry, can be complicated.
For more information on the law in North Carolina see: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_14/GS_14-72.html
You may wish to Michael Neece if the case is in Gastonia, NC.
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Normally you see those types of citations when the operator, in a single-car accident, hits or destroys a significant amount of personal property. Under North Carolina General Statutes, specifically, NCGS 20-16, that is a three (3) point moving violation.
But it’s more complicated than simply the issuance of Motor Vehicle or Insurance Points. To understand the legal issues involved, one would be...