I agree with Mr. Schnitzer. Our standard letter to insurance companies in Uninsured Motorist cases is that the different departments within the insurance company are not to discuss your case with eachother.
Call my office and we'll send you a copy of the letter we use. You can copy the relevant language in your letter to the carrier.
You need to call an attorney immediately. Do not, NOT speak to the police about this incident. Seriously, say NOTHING. The cops will twist what you say and your words will absolutely be used against you. An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to act as a go between so that you never deal with the police outside of booking.
Although, these charges are almost always reduced, it's tough making a prediction about jail without knowing the circumstances of your case. Particularly...
Your husband has a right to be fully informed as to the possible deportation consequences he may face before he enters into any plea. His public defender may not have experience in immigration law and may not be able to advise him properly on this issue.
The Immigration and Nationality Act does allow the Department of Homeland Security, through U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to deport someone who has committed a crime involving moral turpitude, if the conviction occurred...
Sorry to hear about your legal woes. Here's how things are going to go down:
Arraignment: The court must arraign you within 72 hours of your arrest. This is your chance to enter a plea of not guilty. The court will order conditions of release which will include a no contact order with your wife. The NCO will prevent all contact between you and she. She cannot contact you directly, indirectly, or through third parties. She can’t call you, write you, text you, FB post you, etc. The two of you...
You're stuck with the deferred, so you need to fight the new ticket. There are a number of solid traffic attorneys who can probably beat the new ticket and preserve your deferred. If you let me know where you got the new ticket, I can give you a few names and numbers. Good luck.
The typical range in this area is probaby between $1,500 and $5,000. You can get a pretty good attorney for somewhere right in the middle of those figures. Feel free to call if you have any other questions.