Whether you will be admitted to school due to your convictions will likely be up to the individual institution to which you apply. Your potential licensing as an RN is regulated by the CA Board of Registered Nurses. I have had multiple clients who were nurses or were awaiting their license while facing criminal prosecution and they were allowed to enter or continue in the RN field but did have to go through some hoops with the nursing board. Check their website for further information....
It is unclear what exactly you are asking. If you were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance you would have been subject to a DRE investigation and providing a sample of your urine or blood to determine if the substance was in your blood.
A conviction for Health and Safety 11550 carries a minimum 90 day sentence if convicted.
Being that the charges are misdemeanors you can appear through counsel in California. You should contact a local attorney in the county where the case is and hire him to appear for you and recall the warrants. Alternatively you can appear and ask for public defense which is provided free of charge or at a nominal cost to indigent defendants.
Can you not install the IID and wait a year and then drive?
Well, did the court order the IID in your car? I assume yes because LA county is a pilot IID county. If you don't own or operate a car you can submit a verification of non operation and that should relieve you of your obligation at this time.
Did the DMV respond to your IID form?
On a first offense the DMV isn't requiring an IID.
On a multiple offense you would have to complete a multiple offender program, provide and...
Were you arrested or cited? Even if the answer is yes, it is up to the DA to file formal charges. You call the DA or court or look online at the local court site. I would hire an attorney to assist you.
You punishment depends on many things such as your record and weather you can get the charge reduced or you an divert on it which would result in a dismissal. Any conviction could delay or prevent your induction into the Marine Corps. You need an attorney.
There is no diversion for a DUI in CA. You likely are referring to the first offender program which is usually a probation term and is required for you to get a full driving privilege back from the DMV.
The conviction stays on your record forever and is priorable for 10 years.
You may be able to expunge/dismiss your case when you are off probation.
Technically speaking you are facing time if your probation is violated. Check your probation order as you may have been told to report any law violations to the court, including citations.
The marijuana charge itself does not carry time, only a fine.
You should consult an attorney to assist you with all immigration related matters.
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