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  • Should I file for an administrative hearing?

    Asked by a user in Sacramento, CA - 9 months ago.

    You should consult with an experienced DUI attorney who practices in the area where you were arrested. That attorney will have a lot of questions and can help you decide if the hearing needs to be...

    18 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Any chance of lowering or dismiss on first DUI with 0.03 under 21?

    Asked by a user in Santa Clara, CA - 9 months ago.

    The only way to win is to fight, and for this situation it usually means attacking the machine you blew into. This includes making the other side prove things like the cop was qualified to use the...

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • SR-22 and probation questions?

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - 11 months ago.

    A wet reckless conviction does not result in needing an SR-22. However, if you did not win the DMV APS hearing you will need the SR-22 to get the license reinstated. You will need to maintain the...

    11 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Charged for misdemeanor DUI but anticipate it being changed to felony DUI at arraignment

    Asked by a user in Van Nuys, CA - almost 2 years ago.

    Every court is different but most will go easier on the bail if at arraignment you are living in a residential treatment program and have a scram alcohol monitor decorating your ankle. Get both...

    10 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Live in CA got a DUI in KS, didn't show up to court now have a Warrant i

    Asked by a user in Victorville, CA - almost 2 years ago.

    The first thing you need to do is consult with a DUI attorney in Kansas. Try the National College for DUI Defense web site to find a DUI attorney who practices in the county of your arrest. You...

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  • Do I need a DUI attorney?

    Asked by a user in Sacramento, CA - 9 months ago.

    Your specific question is do you need a DUI attorney. In order to answer that question you should contact a DUI lawyer and get a free consultation. There are so many factors to consider, and an...

    10 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • 2nd DUI for riding in a car while the driver was intoxicated.

    Asked by a user in Santa Clara, CA - 10 months ago.

    This is a myth or scare tactic that some DUI school instructors have been telling their students for years. The first element the prosecution must prove is that YOU were DRIVING. The

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  • Can I get my DUI blood test results before my court date and can I leave town before then to visit family as long as I'm back?

    Asked by a user in Berkeley, CA - 11 months ago.

    Sometimes DMV will give your attorney your blood results, but they are usually not ready for a number of weeks. If this is a misdemeanor DUI arrest, you should be able to leave the state. If you...

    10 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Should I have a DUI attorney for my DMV stay and hearing?

    Asked by a user in Sunnyvale, CA - almost 2 years ago.

    You should get a free consultation with a DUI attorney before making this decision, which must be made within 10 days of the arrest. Day one is the day after the issue date they put on your pink...

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  • This is my 2nd offense of a dui charge and it was withing the 3yr dui probation is it worth paying the $125 for the dmv hearing

    Asked by a user in Manhattan Beach, CA - 9 months ago.

    As long as you or your attorney request the hearing within 10 days of arrest, there is no fee for requesting an administrative hearing with DMV. You should consult with an experienced DUI lawyer who...

    9 lawyers agreed with this answer