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  • Can anyone help me with getting DUI expunged from my background check? I have two DUI, probation period is over.

    I have two DUI on my background and its affecting my employment opportunities. I paid all fines and probation period is over. What is the requirements to get it expunged? How long does it take? What are the costs involved? Both DUIs were in S...

    Jason’s Answer

    Absolutely. There are many excellent attorneys on Avvo that handle expungements. The prices vary greatly depending upon the experience of the attorney and other factors.

    I have seem fly by night websites advertising expungements for $100 and I know attorneys that charge over $2,500. My advice is to shop around and go with the attorney that you feel most comfortable with that fits your budget.

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  • How to find out when my Dui probation is over and if I can expunge my dui?

    I pledge guilty to a wet and reckless in April of 2013. I want to find out when my probation will be over and if I can expunge my wet and reckless? Reason is because I want to join the army.

    Jason’s Answer

    There seems to be a lot of pessimism in the answers here. It is absolutely possible to obtain an expungement and early termination of probation. Wanting to join the military is one of the best reasons for such a motion to be granted in my experience. Even better if you can get a letter from a recruiter verifying that.

    You are going to need an experienced attorney for this matter. Good luck to you and thanks for your future service to our country.

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  • Will I need to take the 18 month dui program?

    Hi I got a dui when I was 18, it was dismissed in court and I never took the first offender program but I also did not request a hearing in those first 10 days, i paid 100$ and got my license reinstated. A year ago I got my second dui, this one di...

    Jason’s Answer

    No one can say for sure without seeing your DMV record.

    Based on what you have said, I believe this will be treated as a first offense and you will only have to do the 3 month class. Since I don't have all the information, I could be wrong.

    Check your DMV record to determine if this is a 1st or 2nd DUI.

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  • DUI CHECKPOINT

    I WAS IN A DUI CHECK POINT SEVERAL MONTHS AGO AND REFUSED A BREATHALYZER AT THE SCENE AFTER THEY CONDUCTED A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST BUT WAS NEVER ASKED TO TAKE A SECONDARY TEST AT THE STATION I CURRENTLY HAD A LAWYER FIGHTING MY CASE BUT HE RECENTLY...

    Jason’s Answer

    Either hire an attorney immediately or go to the courthouse and add yourself on calendar at the clerks office.

    Once you are able to deal with the warrant, hire a new attorney to right your case. It sounds like you have some good issues to challenge.

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  • First time DUI. Now work permit depends of the resolution of this case.

    Last weekend I got pulled over on my way home then the DUI investigation took place. When I asked the CHP officer the reason why did I get pull over, he responded that "I flashed my high beams when turning right." After all the process and questio...

    Jason’s Answer

    The reason for the stop sounds ripe for a challenge. A skilled defense attorney may be able to get the case dismissed with a motion to suppress.

    Make sure that you consult with both a DUI lawyer and an immigration lawyer.

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  • Is it easier to win, or beat a misdemeanor DUI case the older it gets??

    my case is 7.5 yrs old now. after my dui i lost my car, job, and had to relocate out of that state. it's just not been easy to get back. im ready to take care of it, but wonder if the time passed can play in my favor. such things as officer not be...

    Jason’s Answer

    Did someone say SERNA motion?

    Depending upon the facts of your case, this could be a winner.

    Even if the SERNA motion were to fail, this is going to be a difficult case to prosecute. Chances are good that the people involved are no longer available.

    An experienced DUI lawyer may be able to beat this case.

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  • I am on probation for DUI (I have 2). I just got a drunk in public. I was cited/released given a court date. Can BW be issued

    I have been on probation for about 14months when I got the drunk in public. Since I have a court date, can they still file and issue a bench warrant or will everything happen on the court date they gave me. I also called to enter a substance prog...

    Jason’s Answer

    They are unlikely to issue a warrant for this offense. It could be considered a violation of your probation, but most likely this case will be handled separately and will not trigger consequences greater than just the drunk in public.

    I highly recommend having an experienced attorney handle this case for you. He or she can make sure that there are no surprises.

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  • Don't know what to do. Received a courtesy notice this is not a ticket in the mail today red light camera.

    on the 2nd page of the letter it says notice of non-liability. asking me some questions. if i own the vehicle or i've never own the vehicle etc. did not have a due date. i'm getting worried.

    Jason’s Answer

    I regularly get tickets reduced or dismissed in these circumstances in San Mateo.

    The key is not to respond to the letter, hire a lawyer and then have the lawyer argue identity at trial. These tickets can be fought and beat with skilled legal counsel.

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  • Can I be homeless on probation in San Mateo County

    I am on probation in San Mateo County and I am homeless but I do have post office box does that mean I need to be reincsrserrated or can I remain free

    Jason’s Answer

    It is not illegal to be homeless.

    However, the probation department needs to be able to reach you, so you will need to figure out a way that you can communicate. The post office box may be sufficient but I suggest reaching out to the San Mateo probation department, as they will have resources for you.

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  • Does one have to pay the fine for petty theft from the merchant? Can the store file a criminal case again you if you don't pay?

    My friend was charge $500 from a merchant that caught him stealing recently. Their lawyers are not demanding she pay $500 for the items even though she didn't keep them. Does she have to pay the fine? If she doesn't pay the fine will the store or...

    Jason’s Answer

    To my knowledge these letters are just a numbers play. They send them out to hundreds of thousands of people. If they scare even a small percentage of people into paying, they see a return on their investment.

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