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  • Can you get an OWI in Indiana if someone just calls in on you, and no police saw you driving?

    Police say they received call of erratic driving, came into store and arrested me

    Rock’s Answer

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    With all due respect to Ms. Simmons, but in Indiana, the police will need more than an anonymous 911 call to find probable cause/reasonable suspicion to stop a driver for potential OWI. There devil is in the details. A lot will depend on what information was given during the 911 call (ie. caller identified themselves, gave a description of the vehicle,gave the license plate, etc.) in conjunction with what the officer actually observed.

    A lot more typically goes into an OWI arrest then someone calling in on you. I would consult with an attorney and go through the specifics in regards what happened the night of your arrest.

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  • What is the usual outcome from a first offence OWI in Indiana (hamilton co.).... without having any other previous arrests?

    Pulled over after a concert in traffic. Reason stated was I didn't use my turn signal, which I did. I was not belligerent. I felt fine to drive. Felt as if I passed all of the field tests (line walking, touching finger tips, etc.) After a breathal...

    Rock’s Answer

    That depends on what type of OWI they charged you with. The standard OWI would be a C misdemeanor with max jail time of 60 days. If you were charged with OWI that Endangered a Person, you would be facing a Class A misdemeanor with max jail time of 1 year. Also, if your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) was above 0.15, you would also be facing a Class A misdemeanor.

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  • I have 3 dui convictions,when can i apply for a hardship license?its been 3 or 4 yrs since my license were suspended for 10yrs

    can i ever get these expunged

    Rock’s Answer

    Regarding whether you can get a hardship license, the first step is to determine if you ever had a previous HTV suspension. After five years of no driving and no moving violations, you potentially could be eligible for a hardship license for the remaining five years. You need to speak with an attorney to determine your eligibility for the hardship license.

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  • Should I hire a DUI attorney?

    I have never received anything more than a warning before and the other I was pulled over after running a red light. I had recently smoked marijuana in the vehicle so of course he asked to search which I initially denied but he was gonna bring in ...

    Rock’s Answer

    Your question is a bit confusing. What do they want you to "rat" on? It seems they do not have much on you, unless you submitted to a blood test and they are waiting on the results. You have the fifth amendment right to remain silent. It sounds as though you are in a confusing situation even though you have not been charged yet, you should still consult with an attorney who should be able to clarify your situation better.

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  • How to modify a house arrest sentence?

    I was sentenced to 2 years home detention for HTV and DUI. I've paid all fines, fees, completed all requests by the home detention office, and not been violated for any reason. In July I will have completed 12 months of the 24 months. Is there any...

    Rock’s Answer

    Your answer will depend on several factors. First, were you convicted or did you plead out? Second, if you pled out, what were the terms of your plea agreement? For example, if your plea agreement contained a executed time provision with a CAP of 2 years, then, the judge could potentially modify the plea terms. However, if the plea agreement contained an agreed upon 2 years home detention, then, you will need to get the prosecutor to agree upon any modification of the plea terms. I would strongly recommend speaking with your attorney who negotiated your plea terms and ask him the specifics of the agreement to determine your best course of action.

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  • My husband got a DUI in 2001 and 2004 in Indiana. Now he has gotten a DUI in Illinios 2014. Will he do jail time? 3x a felony?

    His alcohol level was 0.011. He was also on new medication from his doctor which contributed. He blacked out ran off the road and hit a pole. No injuries,no other parties involved. Minor damage to his vehicle. Taken to the hospital,treated and rel...

    Rock’s Answer

    You absolutely need to speak with an IL attorney regarding this 3rd DUI offense. Assuming your husband has an IN driver's license, he is facing a potential license suspension from the IN BMV on top of any criminal sentence handed down in IL, if he is convicted/pleads out to the IL DUI.

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  • How do I handle a DUI that I got in another state. Have an IN license, but got a DUI in GA. My lawyer is GA plead guilty in

    absentia six weeks ago, gave me what I have to do, but isn't clear about abiding by GA laws or IN.

    Rock’s Answer

    Your question is a big confusing. You handle the DUI by hiring a GA attorney, which it seems as though you already have. If you are convicted of an out of state DUI, you may be facing an IN driver's license suspension from the IN BMV.

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  • I have two DUI's and a reckless driving offense in Indiana. Is it possible for me to get a hardship license?

    My license has been suspended since 2012. My felony has also been dropped down to an 'A' misdemeanor.

    Rock’s Answer

    If the two OWIs and the Reckless Driving all occurred within a 10-year period, you most likely will be hit with a 10 year Habitual Traffic Violator (HTV) license suspension. So long as you do not have any violations during the 1st five year if the suspension, you may qualify for a hardship license after the first five years.

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  • I got 3 priors owi driving w suspended could I go to prison being charged with a d felony habitual traffic offender

    Relly worried

    Rock’s Answer

    Conviction of a D Felony has confinement time of minimum 6 months and maximum of 3 years. Depending on what county you are in, you may have the option of doing your time on home detention or work release, instead of prison. You will definitely need to hire an attorney to represent you on these charges, especially with the severe penalties you are facing.

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  • Can I request and/or demand a DUI Blood Test?

    If pulled over for alleged DUI, can I request a blood test, instead of being subjected to an FST? Can an officer deny my request for a blood sample, and instead do a urine or breath test? I've heard that the blood test is the most accurate, so I'm...

    Rock’s Answer

    Agree with the previous answers. If you submit to a breath test, you can then request to have a blood test done as well. The police have to do what they can to accommodate your request (If you refuse the breath test, you do not have the right to request a blood test, although the police will usually get a warrant to test your blood). Keep in mind, you most likely will be financially responsible for the blood test.

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