Yes. You should contact an attorney immediately. Call my office for a free consultation or any one of the qualified attorneys in the area to get an honest evaluation of your case. Attorneys take cases like this without any upfront fees to you.
It depends whether the Neg 1 was originally amended from a DUI. If it was, you are looking at mandatory minimums of 30 - 45 jail. If not, the mandatory minimums are 1 - 2 days jail. The mandatory minimum depends on your BAC test. My website has a more detailed chart for DUI penalties.
He most likely qualifies for a court appointed attorney. When he gets to court the judge will ask if anyone would like to be screened to see if they qualify. Just make sure he gets to court on time and he should be taken care of.
A restraining order petition is a civil action, which means that you are not being criminally charged. When someone files for a restraining order, you have the opportunity to argue against the court putting one in place. An attorney can help you during this hearing. If you lose the hearing, the judge will put a restraining order in place for a year or longer.
If you are in violation of the order, the state can charge you criminally.
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