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  • Will this speeding ticket be considered a misdemeanor on background checks?

    I received a speeding ticket (40-6-181) for going 28 mph over the speed limit in a school zone in GA. I'm an out-of-state student (NJ license) and wanted to know whether this would be considered a "misdemeanor" and will show up on background check...

    Donald’s Answer

    I agree with Sean, but add hire lawyer who might be able,get the speed reduced and keep,the case from being reported to your home state

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  • If you have a dui with a refusal can you get your license back in georgia.

    I have completed my dui class and its been 6 months. But when I go to DDS they tell me since I have a refusal. I have to wait a year to receive my license her in Georgia. Is this correct?

    Donald’s Answer

    I agree with the other lawyers . A refusal and failure to request hearing within 10 business days probably results in 12 month suspension starting 31 days from your arrest.

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  • I am on parole, 2 years remaining on my sentence, and friday night I got a dui in a carwreck but was not arrested. What do I do?

    I am on parole for dui vehicular homocide. I have been out almost 6 months. I was run off the road by a semi truck and my car was totaled. At the hospital the cop asked if I'd take a breathalyzer, told me I can refuse and that most people refuse, ...

    Donald’s Answer

    Hire a lawyer ASAP ! You are facing parole violation and the new charge

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  • What is the typical amount of time someone can remain in custody before they go to court?

    My friend has been charged with a felony in Gwinnett County, Georgia. On November 29, he will have been in jail for 2 years without seeing a judge. Nothing is happening at all. Is this normal? His case wasn't sent to the grand jury til the 89th day.

    Donald’s Answer

    You should hire a lawyer for your friended he doesn't have one, I suspect he has already been appointed one.

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  • I moved to GA in 2013 and got a 2nd DUI in 5 years with a FL license. Is it possible to get driving privileges in GA if ....

    I have completed my DUI school and currently on probation in GA. They took my license when I was arrested but I didnt get convicted until 1 year later. & 5 months later. (May 2014) I basically havent been driving for over 18 months but FL just sen...

    Donald’s Answer

    No, you will have to resolve license issues in Fla.

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  • I filed a TPO against a childhood friend who began harassing me when I discontinued our friendship, he was not served papers...

    but he was aware he was trying to be served. the constant calls, emails, texts, etc keep coming. Blocked numbers, changed my number, blocked emails and this person always found a way to contact me again. He showed up at my work and the police were...

    Donald’s Answer

    He needs lawyer , it will be up to the state to decide what to do . The states victim advocate will probably contact you - tell them your feelings.

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  • If judges signs off on drug court what are the chances of being accepted

    At probation revocation hearing judge signed off for drug court should be reviewing case and having evaluation done within next two weeks but bf has previous charge of aggravated stalking from 7 yrs ago he's no longer on probation for that so what...

    Donald’s Answer

    Hire a lawyer or call the drug court and get a copy of their rules . Good luck!

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  • My son was sentenced to RSAT for 6 months, they say he will have to sit in jail until a bed is available. We tried for a bond

    but was denied. He has a full time job, DFACS was called in the matter 8 months ago. They sent a letter to the judge on how great my son was doing. He hasnt failed a drug test with them since the case was opened in January. He hasn't failed one fo...

    Donald’s Answer

    I agree ask,for,a modification of sentence

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  • Disposition says sentenced to 10dys suspt acct Diversion Center does that mean if they don't come within 10 he could be released

    Charged with 2nd degree burglary. he did some time but got out on bail. went to court and took a plea 120-180 days in a Diversion Center with 5 years probation. His disposition says sentenced to 10 days susp acct Diversion. his 10 days are almost ...

    Donald’s Answer

    I agree with the other lawyers get a copy of sentence

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  • Do I need a criminal attorney relating to counterfeit money at this stage?

    I received a $1000 loan from a relative over 2 months ago and took it to be deposited at my bank. Turns out 1 of the hundred dollar bills is counterfeit. They confiscate it and make me sign a document. 2.5 months later today, 2 secret servic...

    Donald’s Answer

    Yes you should consult a lawyer. And invoke your right to an attorney before speaking with any law enforcement authorities . Good luck

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