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Francisco J Rodriguez

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  • What are the odds of proving my innocense if i refused the blood test?

    After being followed for at least 4 miles at 1130pm, i was stopped by a small town (tieton) cop. After checking my license he asked me to step out of car to do some sobriety tests. I consented and after we were done he informed me that i had faile...

    Francisco’s Answer

    Botton line is that there is always a chance of winning your case. The question is really, can I afford to have a DUI on my record? The answer should be no! Once you have come to terms with this question, everything else becomes pretty easy to figure out. You either get a DRY or you got to trial!

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  • Robbery with bodily injury., and evading arrest with vehicle.

    A friend was sentenced to these things. Should we get a lawyer what kind of time could we be looking at. thanks for the help

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    Absolutely get a lawyer, don't think twice. If convicted this will have a huge impact in your friends life. Don't mess around. Don't worry about the time he would get, worry about hiring someone good who will hopefully avoid that question all together!

    Feel free to call me for questions (415) 378-4133

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  • Paying a speeding ticket

    I have a number of questions: 1) Is there any way to get any kind of extension on the fine or pay it off in small amounts even though I'd like to do traffic school right away? 2) Is there any way to reach a person at the court to ask questions...

    Francisco’s Answer

    1) Yes go to Court and the Court will issue most requests for extensions. Don't push your luck however.

    2) Most are.

    3) Look on-line for best and least expensive.

    4) No.

    5) Check with the Court website for that answer. The form is usually not needed, but with any communication to the Court, you should always include your docket #.

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  • Got third dui 2008, do I have to have interlock device to get licsense

    Trying to get my driver license back

    Francisco’s Answer

    I would, if you want your license back after 90 days. Otherwise you will have to wait a year or longer.

    Call me for questions (415) 378-4133

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  • Dui DMV hearing

    This is My first DUI and I lost DMV hearing, just received a letter in mail stating my suspended is Dec. 20 to Apri 19, 2012... so even if i have clean record, and its my first DUI, I wont get restricted license after 30 days from and to work...

    Francisco’s Answer

    If this is your first DUI and you lost your APS hearing, you will be eligible for a restriction after the 30 day hard suspension. You have already enrolled in the DUI class, got your SR-22, now you must simply go to the DMV and show proof along with a reinstatement fee of $125.00 and they will issue you a restriction. The restriction will allow you to drive to and from work, to and from the class and during employment if you drive for a living.

    Feel free to call me if you have further questions - (415) 378-4133

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  • My blood test was .22 it took three months for them to give me this result, do I have a chance fightning this?

    my blood test was .22 it took three months for them to give me this result, do I have a chance fightning this? Please advice?

    Francisco’s Answer

    If accurate the chances of winning the case are low. HOWEVER, remember that there are always possible issues with a blood test. Was it collected properly? Was it stored properly? Was it tested correctly? Was it your blood? Is the reading accurate? The list goes on and on. So, is there a chance? ALWAYS!

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  • Do I need a lawyer to represent me for the arraignment in traffic court?

    What would be the outcome at the arraignment for failing to appearing in court and driving under suspended license?

    Francisco’s Answer

    You do not want to fail to appear, if you do they will suspend your license and in some counties they will convict you on the citation alone. A driving on a suspended license carries two points on your CDL record. It is also a potential misdemeanor and it is a priorable offense. Do not simply pay or plead guilty, for this one you will need an attorney. Two points will stay on your record for SEVEN years. Ouch.....

    If you are in need of assitance in any traffic matter please do no hesitate to call us: (415) 378-4133. Or, visit us at www.CaliforniaLegalDefense.com

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  • My mom sitting in the back got a ticket for not wearing a seat belt. I received a letter from collection agency.

    My mom didn't have her driver's license and she gave my address. When I received the ticket, I returned it back because she was not living with me. Now Collection agency sent a letter under her name but with my address . Can I go to court for her...

    Francisco’s Answer

    No you can not appear in Court for her, only an Attorney or the Defendant can appear in Court on their case. The Judge may accept the fact that she did not received the letter, simply bring evidence that she no longer resided at the place where the letter was sent. Fine would be between $100- $400. Remember that not wearing a seatbelt is not a point on her license, so the biggest problem for you is the fine of the ticket. Show the Court proof that she is also on SSI.

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  • Dui arrest and disordely conduct, consented to blood and breath test. is pleading not guilty smart?

    I am not formally charged so no public defender will speak to me yet, I cannot afford and attorny.

    Francisco’s Answer

    There are few instances that exist when you may want to plead guilty at the start of a case. In a DUI case, there are even fewer! Talk to an Attorney and see what they recommend. If there is no dangers, you always want to make the Government prove their case.

    Call me at (415) 378-4133 or visit us at http://www.CaliforniaLegalDefense.com

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  • DUI criminal dismissed

    I recently had a DUI my criminal charges got dismissed. Would it still show in my record that i was convicted of a dui?

    Francisco’s Answer

    If the case was dismissed there is no conviction, so no there should not be a conviction on your record. There will be a record of arrest, but it is only available to law enforcement and the Courts. There may be a record of suspension based on the arrest with the DMV. This will depend on the outcome of the DMV hearing, if one was requested.

    If you are in need of further assistance please feel free to call me directly at (415) 378-4133, or visit us at www.CaliforniaLegalDefense.com

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