Richard L Holcomb’s Answers

Richard L Holcomb

Honolulu DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. Illegal immigrant hoping to gain citizenship through American citizen fiance who just received a DUI

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Scott D. Pollock
    3. David Nabow Soloway
    3 lawyer answers

    I agree that your fiance's DUI should have little or no bearing on your ability to become a naturalized citizen. However, as the other answers suggest, many factors MAY have some bearing. You should contact an immigration lawyer to assist you.

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  2. DUI and Citizenship

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Brian David Lerner
    2 lawyer answers

    I might suggest you post the same information on an immigration blog. DUI generally should not prevent citizenship. However, DUI defense lawyers may not be the best people to help you with this issue. You might seek out an immigration specialist.

    1 lawyer agreed with this answer

  3. My liscence wasn't revoked because the breathlyzer machine wasn't accurate for the officer what does this mean on the criminal

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Steven Mark Sweat
    3. Daniel Aaron Horowitz
    4. Douglas Warren McDonald Jr.
    4 lawyer answers

    This may create a great issue in both your criminal and ALDRO cases. However, you can be convicted of being "intoxicated," not just for having above a .08. In other words, the State may prove that you were "intoxicated" even though they cannot prove your BAC was above .08. Check out my AVVO.com profile and my website: honoluluduilawyeronline.com. You may call me at (808)783-8438. Rick Holcomb

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  4. Will my Hawaii Drivers License get suspended?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Alan James Brinkmeier
    2 lawyer answers

    One speeding ticket following an old (and completed) DUI should not result in suspension of your license absent unknown circumstances.

  5. What can happen if i get two dui's in hawaii

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Theodore W. Robinson
    3. William N Howell
    4. George Fredrick Mueller
    4 lawyer answers

    Your question is a little vague. Most Hawaii lawyers will offer a free consultation, myself included. The punishment and penalties you face will change in July. Mainly, it will require you to a breath machine in your car before getting a restricted license. If you've had three total convictions or even dismissals, you may not be able to get a restricted license in Hawaii.

  6. Should I get a lawyer for an open container violation in the State of Hawaii? It was outside of a vehicle at a beach park.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Karyn T. Missimer
    2 lawyer answers

    In my opinion, you should always at least CONSULT with an attorney. Most Honolulu attorneys will give you a free consultation. It is difficult to know whether it is a criminal or civil case without some legal expertise. Even if it is a civil case, you might still have to disclose the situation to a future employer. Good Luck.

  7. Was stopped for dui, passed field sobriety, but taken in anywy. blew hot.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Lance George Miyatovich
    3. Lynn Gorelick
    3 lawyer answers

    Very few employment opportunities will ask if you were arrested, particularly for a misdemeanor. However, those jobs do exist. Read what they are asking for. Have you been convicted of a felony? No. Have you been convicted of a misdemeanor? Yes - Reckless Driving. Have you ever been arrested? Yes. What were you arrested for? DUI. What were you convicted of? Reckless Driving. If it says please explain, say I was charged with DUI despite passing FST's. Therefore, I was convicted...

  8. I recevied a dui in CA can i do the sherrifs work program or the jail time in another state ?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. Keith John Bruno
    2 lawyer answers

    You should contact your California Lawyer to help you work out getting the permission.

  9. I had DUI dismissed a year ago without prejudice. I just got arrested for another one. Does this count as a first offense or 2nd

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Richard L Holcomb
    2. John Lawrence Buckley
    3. Karyn T. Missimer
    3 lawyer answers

    While it could be used to enhance your sentence, as discussed above, I don't think you should currently be charged with a second offense DUI. However, ALDRO sees things differently. Instead of counting CONVICTIONS against you, they calculate alcohol-related CONTACTS. Thus, for the purpose of losing your license in an administrative hearing, this will be viewed as the second time, adding a large amount of time to loss of license. You may call me to discuss this further if you wish. My...

  10. My fiance got his first dui in tn and that may have violated his probation. it would be his 1st violation of probation and 1 dui

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Jason Wade Barnette
    2. Richard L Holcomb
    3. David Ashley Haenel
    4. Douglas Warren McDonald Jr.
    4 lawyer answers

    You can't go wrong with Steve Oberman as previously suggested. You might also try Marcos Garza (865) 249-7222. Check out Marcos' AVVO.com ratings and his website.

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