Skip to main content
James Nelson Dicks

James Dicks’s Answers

9 total

  • Can I be charged with a DUI if there was no blood or breath test taken?

    I was pulled over and asked to step out and take some field sobriety tests. I did good on the FST, so next the officer asked me to take a Pas breathalyzer test. I told him I prefer to take a blood test. I was taken to the station and told I need t...

    James’s Answer

    Yes, but without a chemical test it would be hard

    See question 
  • Nov 2013 I got my 2nd DUI in Anaheim w/ hit and run, both misdemeanor, my first one was in 2005 also a misd and no violations.

    Fender Bender at front gate of my apt complex after my designated driver got out of vehicle because I was drunk and yelling at him. I hoped into the driver seat to park just as another resident arrived behind me. Im not sure how, I ended up with...

    James’s Answer

    Don't go cheap, go good

    See question 
  • What can i do about a DUI with drugs, marijuana, if i was never given a blood test but failed the field sobriety test?

    I was in possession of marijuana but have a legal medical card that is legal in arizona and california. I was arrested in Arizona. The car smelled which gave the cop the ability to test me. I was driving off of 4 hours of sleep after a 40 hour wor...

    James’s Answer

    It will be difficult for the prosecution to prove the case without a blood test positive for the drug

    See question 
  • Got a dui in 2011, never went to court. taking responsibility for actions now and wondering what to expect.

    i am a US Marine and wondering if i will spend time in jail? either way i fear this might be the end of my career am i assuming correctly or are there avenues of approach that would lead to mere fines and potential pardon.

    James’s Answer

    Your lawyer can appear for you to recall the warrant, and begin litigation on the case

    See question 
  • Will i go to jail with my third DUI? Can i prevent from having jail time?

    I got my third DUI on a street chekpoint a percentage of 0.11, my last one's I cleared out. what will happen to me after this.i dont want to go to jail or loose my recidential.

    James’s Answer

    You can serve your time on house arrest

    See question 
  • Is it possible to have my driving reacord cleared of dui's so I have a good driving reacord in ventura county

    I have no tickets or acedents I have 3 dui's all 10 years apart

    James’s Answer

    I Agee with Mike

    See question 
  • On probation (M) DUI. 7 officers searched my home, found brass knuckles. ( paper weight) charged with feloney-I face one year.

    I have no prior weapons charges, no assault charges, prior marijuana (m) charge. I'm 27 work full time. I live on a former walnut farm.They searched the property with a dog. Smashed my window..I was sleeping. How do I beat the case. I feel they we...

    James’s Answer

    Did they know you were on probation?

    See question 
  • Can I be charge with CVC 23153(a) VC “DUI causing injury,”, even if nobody was injured ?

    Can I be charge with CVC 23153(a) VC “DUI causing injury,”, even if nobody was injured ? As my understanding: the prosecutor must prove three facts (otherwise known as “elements of the crime”):2 - (1) you drove while under the influenc...

    James’s Answer

    There must be an injury

    See question 
  • Expunged or pardon?

    I was 18 when I was charged with 2 felony counts of arson. I'm 21 now I didn't have to do prison for it only home detention. There's a whole lot to the story but when it comes down to it I didn't do the crime I was just with the person who did i...

    James’s Answer

    First step is a 1204.3/3. 17b PC reduction. Then a certificate of rehabilitation. Then a gov' s pardon.

    See question