Please, for your own sake, think about what your sending out over the internet. NOTHING you say here is confidential. None of us are your lawyer.
Use the internet to get info on lawyers you wish to consider to help you. Your time will be better spent. You need a good lawyer. That is the best advice you're going to get for free online.
The typical laboratory technique for testing alcohol content is different than the technique for testing for drugs and controlled substances. The lab will usually not test the blood for a drug or controlled substance unless the police ask for it, or if the alcohol test comes back under the limit and they are just fishing for another way to prove drugs explained your condition.
If your blood alcohol level shows over .08, the prosecutors will usually figure they have all they need, and they...
Meet with a good appellate lawyer. Have the attorney who handled the hearing to give the appeals lawyer an overview of what happened at the hearing. That way you can get good advice about whether to spend the money on an appeal. Defense appeals are rarely successful on reasonable suspicion to stop.
Also many stupid cases are unwisely appealed and it creates bad case law that makes future cases more difficult for defenders for decades.
Once charges are filed and accepted by the prosecution, the case essentially belongs to them. Legally, the State is the victim of a crime. The person who reported the facts leading to the charge is merely a witness. There is nothing that will absolutely work in order for a complainant to stop the wheels of prosecution once it starts. Ultimately it will be up to the prosecutor.
You can legally get probation for Intoxication Assault. It is a 3d degree felony. This means you can also get up to 10 years in prison.
If given probation, the judge is required by law to make you serve a minimum of 30 days in the county jail as a condition of just getting probation. This is day for day time with no good time credit allowed.
Defend the charge. The accident doesn't sound to be your fault. Even if you assume they can prove intoxication, if they can't prove your...
Are you comfortable with the court appointed lawyer? I would think not, considering you are on the internet looking for free tips from lawyers who don't know you or your husband. I would re-think the court-appointed lawyer and hire a lawyer who will work for you and answer your questions.
I would focus first on defending the DWI charge. I'm sure simply drinking is a violation of his probation terms, so beating the DWI doesn't mean it all just goes away. But being convicted of a new...
Your friend is in a tough situation. A group of people in the local community want to hurt him for something they think he has done wrong. I presume he can't go to the police because of the rape allegation . . .
Regardless of what he may have done illegally, the family of the girl is not legally justified in physically hurting him. He has the right to defend himself with whatever force is reasonably believed to be immediately necessary to defend himself from another's use or attempted use...