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  • DUI Case Dismissed - How to get my license back

    I was charged in December 2006 (over 7 years ago). I refused the breath test. My attorney got the case dismissed. I've been living overseas since, so never needed my FL license since then. What do I need to do to get my license back?

    William’s Answer

    First, get your official license status from the state of Florida by going on-line. Once you have that in hand, see if your license is merely expired or remains suspended. From there, you will likely be able to take the steps to get the license re-activated fairly quickly. The DPS has on-line phone service, to allow you to ask questions and get answers about reinstatement.

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  • What is the statue of limitations for a malpractice lawsuit?

    I twice went to Des Peres Hospital ER with infected boils. Both times I was diagnosed with spider bites. In 2013, I went to Missouri Baptist Hospital with similar but more severe symptoms. I was hospitalized for a week, diagnosed with MRSA,. I...

    William’s Answer

    Within 2 years of the omission to act OR the medical negligence act.

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  • Can another state not want you if the judge said it's ok if you be transfered

    What do I do don't want the headache

    William’s Answer

    Sounds like you are involved with an issue under www.interstatecompact.org. The simple answer is that SOME classifications of offenders MUST get approval of the INCOMING state. Section 2.105 is the relevant set of rules, if this is a misdemeanor, which I assume that it is. Go there and read it. Link below.

    These matters are difficult to accomplish, in many jurisdictions.

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  • I have over $3,000 in parking tickets. is there any reduced payment programs going on right now?

    steaming from 12 unpaid parking tickets that have more than doubled

    William’s Answer

    Amnesty programs are sometimes offered, but do not count on it. Your best bet is to CALL the court clerk for which these are pending, and ASK them about any such plans to wrap up all with a settlement. This is like having an IRS bill that you cannot pay.

    Most traffic tickets get BUMPED up higher if not paid within a very SHORT window of time. 10 days is not unusual. So, your outstanding balance may be $3000, but $1500 to $200 may be penalties. Ask the clerk about being able to settle for the ORIGINAL fines, without penalties.

    If that fails, then ask the clerk for the name of a very good LOCAL attorney who MAY be bale to step in on your behalf.

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  • Whats my chance I will end up having to do time in jail?

    I had 2 DUIS from 2003 and 2004, did not finish my community service, I got pulled over a few days ago because of not making the proper stop at a stop sign. Police arrested me because of the 2 DUIS from 9 years ago. The judge told me to pay 300$ b...

    William’s Answer

    Many unanswered questions remain here. Was your probation "tolled" or stopped from running out, so that the two OLD cases are still open? If so, your remaining probation HAS NOT EXPIRED and you will have to face the old judge or judges about "probation revocation". If probation for the old cases HAS expired, and was not tolled, you STILL have the problem that your driving privileges likely were NEVER reinstated, because you did not complete all conditions. Driving is a privilege, and your privilege MAY NOT have been restored. You did not mention being charged with driving while suspended, so perhaps your state did not "flag" your records when you neglected to complete your terms of probation.

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  • Why do i have to have permission from the court to install the ignition interlock when they are the ones who made it mandatory?

    I tried to get it waived as a hardship but the judge said not at this time. So when i call to have it installed they said i have to have permission from the courts to have it installed what does that mean they are the ones who mandated it. So ...

    William’s Answer

    Georgia law was recently changed on January 1, 2013, but your exact problem is not resolved in the law. The current Georgia legislature is considering changes to the laws relating to ignition interlock with second offenders, but that change may not help either, and (if it does) the effective date will be between May and January. The $500 cost for an attorney to try to help you get reinstated is a very low fee, IF you get your privileges reinstated. If it does not get resolved, then that is $500 down the drain. You are down to a personal decision about how much longer you are willing to go without the legal right to drive.

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  • Lawyers going to be late to my 1st court date

    He's days I don't nerd to be there and I'm with out away but I'm worried something's going to happen to me if he's late

    William’s Answer

    You can waste your time and appear but you should just go to work. One of the jobs good attorneys perform is SAVING your valuable time. Many court appearances are mere calendaring events and no substantive work is done.

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  • CAN A DUI CASE BE DROP IF THE ACCUSER COMPLIED TO ALL THE ROADSIDE AND BREATH TEST?

    i was pulled over for a tag light being out. the officer smell alcohol on my breath and ask me to step out of the vehicle. i complied to the field test and also the breath test. the officer told i wasn't doing anything outside the norm,he just pul...

    William’s Answer

    You did everything wrong. All field tests are OPTIONAL and voluntary. You should have DECLINED to do ANY evaluations or exercises at the roadside. You should have also NOT SAID ANYTHING, because you had the right to remain silent. By doing VOLUNTARY tests, that are DESIGNED TO FAIL, you walked right into a VALID arrest. You could have created a HIGHLY questionable arrest, had you remained silent and did NO roadside evaluations.

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    William C. Head
    Atlanta, GA

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  • How can i find out if i have a warrant out for my arrest in Georgia?

    I was sentenced to do the drug court program and i was in it for up to a month and then they decided to try to move me out of my home and into the homeless shelter because they felt it was best for some reason, which i just never went back after t...

    William’s Answer

    I will bet that you gave a warrant. I will also bet that your probation has been "tolled" or STOPPED until you are taken into custody to face the prior sentence.
    If you need our help, you can call our 24/7 number, give us additional information (court name, case number, date of sentencing, etc.) and --- for a nominal legal fee --- we can have our investigator get the full story on the situation. I suspect that you live outside of GA or you would have been snagged before now.

    William C. Head
    Atlanta, GA
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  • Would it be in my best intrest to go to court with the insurance company against my claim

    accident caused by opponet in court. My age (57) two tractors collision.Injuries include: Back injuries ,leg injuries and Depression

    William’s Answer

    Easy answer to this one: NO WAY. Hire the best attorney you can find, and protect yourself from possible future medical problems and disability.

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