No one can guarantee what the outcome of a case will be however when you hire a private attorney typically they can devote much more time to you and your case because their caseloads are significantly smaller then a public defender. Just like everything else they are good and bad PDs and good and bad private attorneys. You should invest some time in consulting with numerous attorneys and choose someone you feel comfortable with.
You shoul give full disclosure on your law school applications to the extent the law provides. Your best option is to contact the board of bar examiners in each state you intend to apply and see what their requirements are. Good luck in law school!
Each job you apply for will have different qualifications and they can legally opt to not hire you based solely on the fact that you have pending charges. If these are your first offenses you should look into hiring an attorney sooner rather then later so they can start working on getting these cases resolved. If an attorney helps in ultimately getting your cases dismissed, either outright or after a diversion program, then you will be eligible to have your record expunged. Good luck!
Of you already have an attorney it's really in your best interest to discuss the case and possible outcomes with them. Your attorney will be much better equipped to provide advice to you than anyone here that does not have access to your discovery.
It's impossible to tell. Every judge is different and the prosecutor will make a recommendation as well. Having a valid driver's license will help your situation. I agree with the other responses that you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. Good luck.
Sounds like you may have a motion to suppress as well as a decent argument for an administrative review to get your license suspension overturned. We're you cited for any infractions?
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