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Joseph Cole Good III

Joseph Good’s Answers

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  • What are the rules while you were arrested for DUI?

    Our Boss was picked up for DUI on his second offense. He is unstoppable he claims. Got a reduced second offense. However, he drinks at work, while out on the road at lunches, at wedding reception he is seen beyond drunk and gets behind a wheel and...

    Joseph’s Answer

    Sounds like his friends and family need to have an intervention with him and get him some treatment.

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  • Charged with another DUI and can't make the court date, now what?

    I was charged with a DUI almost a month ago and since then have moved, I won't be able to get back to the previous state that I lived in to make the court hearing, will a warrant be put out for me, what is the best thing for me to do? I won't be d...

    Joseph’s Answer

    I agree with the other attorneys who answered. In SC, most of our courts allow us as attorneys to appear on behalf of our clients. In many instances we will not even attend the initial court date due to a conflict or a jury trial request, depending on the situation. Contacting a lawyer in that state will definitely help you fix the issue of you not being able to return for the court date. The worst case scenario is the lawyer could continue the court date for a day when you could be available to return. The best scenario is that he litigates the case over many months and gets the charge reduced; or he could try the case if the evidence is stacked in your favor. There are other options as well, but you need to hire an attorney immediately.

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  • What happens if the victim fails to show up to all three scheduled depositions set with my public defender

    they have a recorded confession from me

    Joseph’s Answer

    If the witness did not comply with the subpoena then they are in contempt of a court order.

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  • If convicted of a non-violent crime (dui w/license revocation) can I still vote or did I have to petition for my right?

    it has been 10 years since my conviction; are my voting rights automatically reinstated or do i have to request to get them back?

    Joseph’s Answer

    If you were convicted previously of a misdemeanor, such as a DUI, you never lost your voting rights.

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