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Nicholas Milan Loncar

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. I was in a car accident and my friend was driving drunk

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Staycie Renee Sena
    2. Peter John Marek
    3. Joseph Briscoe Dane
    4. Cambria L Lisonbee
    5. Nicholas Milan Loncar
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    First, I will not assume that your friend was drunk, had a BAC over .08 or that it was his drinking and driving that caused the accident, but know that if he was drunk, and had a BAC of .08 or higher, he is looking at felony charges in a county notoriously hard on DUI offenders. He's going to need a criminal defense attorney on his side. As for your questions about insurance/medical bills, I would consult with an attorney who handles accidents/injuries to better understand how to best protect...

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  2. What are my charges. Do I need a lawyer? DUI

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Cambria L Lisonbee
    2. Michael Kevin Cernyar
    3. Wade J. Skalsky
    4. Richard Kim
    5. Dan Eugene Chambers
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    Consult with several local attorneys and find one that you can trust, have confidence in and can afford. Without the blood results, it's hard to predict an outcome. There might also be motion issues that could help you out in this case. Make sure that you contact the DMV within 10 days of your arrest as well. They'll start a suspension of your license before you're ever convicted if you don't schedule a hearing. Again, the driving being just slight speeding within the normal acceptable...

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  3. Can my misdemeanor for petty theft be lowered to an infraction if the theft was over 50 dollars?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    2. Michael Kevin Cernyar
    3. Jay Scott Finnecy
    4. Peter Charles Blair
    5. Greg Thomas Hill
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    You seem to have a pretty good understanding of the law here. Generally, infraction petty thefts are for when the value of the items taken is under $50. Still, if there are some holes in the government's case, you have no record and the prosecutor is agreeable, you may be able to get an infraction. You may need to push your case closer to trial to get the deal you're looking for. As to whether the sale price would apply, that depends on what evidence of the sale is available. The seller's...

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  4. Factual Innocence Letter?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    2. Joseph Briscoe Dane
    3. Richard Wynn
    4. Victoria L Clemans
    5. Max M. Yueh
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    Lawyers and judges speak a different language. Granting your petition is what the judge did. Your petition was for a finding of factual innocence. To the judge, it would be redundant. Law enforcement agencies and the DOJ must seal and eventually destroy your arrest record. That's your exoneration.

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  5. MY HUSBAND WAS CHARGED WITH A DUI ABOUT SIX YEARS AGO, HE DID NOT DO HIS COMMUNITY SERVICE OR HIS OTHER PROGRAMS.

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    2. Sharon Paris Babakhan
    3. Elliot Rahmim Zarabi
    4. Sarkis Jacob Babachanian
    5. Anthony Michael Solis
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    Assuming a misdemeanor DUI, there is a lot that can be done by an attorney without your husband having to attend court. Six years is a long time to evade justice but hiring an attorney shows the court that your husband wants to confront this problem and move on. He won't get any more chances after this, though. Best, Nicholas M. Loncar, Esq. t: 323.803.4352 | f: 323.617.3838 www.iDefendLosAngeles.com Nicholas.Loncar@iDefendLosAngeles.com Sunset Law Building | 1295 W Sunset Blvd...

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  6. Charged with misdemeanors VC23152(a) and VC20002(a), what's the worst that can happen to me?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Peter Charles Blair
    2. David Philip Shapiro
    3. Sean Fitzpatric Leslie
    4. Dan Eugene Chambers
    5. Nicholas Milan Loncar
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    Worst case scenario: up to a year in jail and Fines of over $2000. DUIs are treated more seriously when there's an accident, and the hit and run is a separate misdemeanor. That much jail time would be unlikely unless you hurt someone or other factors of the offense were really bad. You need an experienced attorney to fight this case. It sounds like you weren't charged with VC23152(b), so either they did not do a breath/blood test, your results were below .08 or they suspected that you were...

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  7. My Dad Got 3rd DUI He Still Serving Classes For 2nd DUI Not Even A Year Old

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    2. Sharon Paris Babakhan
    3. Neil James Fraser
    4. Anthony Michael Solis
    5. Dan Eugene Chambers
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    First, try not to blame yourself for this event. It's not going to do anything but make you more anxious. It might be possible to avoid a conviction on this third DUI, but your dad will be up against a new case as well as at least one probation violation. Because of LA jail overcrowding, it might be possible to get him a deal with very little actual jail time. Talk to some local attorneys experienced in DUIs immediately and let them get started fighting for your dad. Best, Nicholas M....

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  8. Can I start my DUI program classes before I have my court date? Additional questions in *details part*

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Michael Jon Fremont
    2. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    3. Scott David Levy
    4. Robert E. Harris Jr.
    5. Amie Hamilton Beighley
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    Sounds like a unique situation, and there might be a way to use your time abroad to your benefit regarding any possible license suspension. Contact some local DUI attorneys for a free consultation in discuss your case in greater detail. You may even be able to enroll in a comparable program overseas or online if you are not in California.

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  9. Do I have a chance of beating my infraction-"underage with BAC of .02%"?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Greg Thomas Hill
    2. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    3. Anthony Michael Solis
    4. Philip Daniel Hache
    5. Susan Marie Hearne
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    One mistake you made was admitting to drinking. Still, you will need to consult with an attorney soon to fight this charge and protect your driver's license.

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  10. DMV raided my home today to pick up my Notary journal for an entry I did for someone who is under criminal investigation.

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    2. Ray Shane Ibarra
    3. Mark A. Broughton
    4. Daniel Aaron Horowitz
    4 lawyer answers

    First, I'm sorry to hear about this situation and I hope that your family is doing OK after this clearly traumatic situation. Unfortunately, police acting like such brutes is not uncommon. Since you weren't the target of the criminal investigation, there's not much a criminal defense attorney can do for you, but I applaud you for following through with the complaint. I'm going to switch the practice area here to civil rights and hopefully you'll get a good response from an attorney who...

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