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Jonathan Brooks Davis

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  • Is the pick & blue paper the same form to carry after u get arrested for a DUI and lose ur license? Can I drive still

    Jonathan’s Answer

    The pink and blue form is probably the form issued to you suspending your license. Read it carefully. You have thirty days to request an administrative hearing where you may get your license reinstated. If your license was suspended, you cannot legally drive. If you are caught you will likely be issued another expensive ticket for "driving under suspension" and your vehicle impounded.

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  • How much is ur first DUI ticket?

    Jonathan’s Answer

    The face amount of the ticket is just the beginning. You will lose your driving privileges which will cause you to pay for public transportation, if your job is dependent upon driving then you will lose your job, you will need SR22 insurance which is very expensive plus there are the costs of having your license reinstated. I suggest you retain an attorney to represent you as there are many defenses to DUI. You are much better off not being convicted.

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  • I was bulgarized. I have witnesses that over heard the thief saying that he ripped me off. Is that "hear-say" information or fir

    Jonathan’s Answer

    Possibly an exception under "statement against interest".

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  • Am I at fault here?

    Jonathan’s Answer

    Why did you stop making sure the way was cleared before you proceeded? My guess is you would be liable for failure to yield.

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  • My son received minor injuries to his neck and back in a school bus accident in Apr 2014. Is he entitled to any compensation?

    Jonathan’s Answer

    Yes, you should consult an attorney. The statute of limitations for personal injury in SC is three years from the date of occurrence. The insurance company and bus company will likely have you chasing your tail until you either give up or the statute of limitations tolls. At the very least you should be compensated for medical expenses if the driver was negligent.

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  • Was in Auto Accident - Value of Car

    Jonathan’s Answer

    The insurance company will not take you seriously. For the fee you pay an attorney, typically 1/3 of the total bodily injury settlement, you will most likely walk away with considerably more that if you handle the matter yourself. In other words, the fee will more than pay for itself. Regarding property damage, the insurance company is obligated to put you in the same place (in as far as that is possible) as you were prior to the accident. Often this difference will be reflected in a comprehensive settlement. If the insurance company does not pay you fair value for your vehicle, then you may try to get your insurance company to pay you. They will then subrogate the person at fault's insurance company. Attorneys are often successful in reducing the medical bills as well through reductions. If you understand everything I have mentioned, the by all means handle it yourself. Otherwise, do yourself a favor and hire an attorney.

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  • Can i get this speeding ticket voided?

    Jonathan’s Answer

    No. Try to get it reduced to careless operation.

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  • In south Carolina how do i get a cdv and kidnapping charge dropped they arrested my boyfriend on . They denied bond and i just w

    Jonathan’s Answer

    That isn't up to you. Assuming you were the victim, then you are not a party to the criminal action. You are a witness. It is within the prosecutor's sole discretion as to whether or not they will proceed in a criminal action.

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  • I got a ticket from an officer that has a burned out brake light. Does the ticket stand?

    Jonathan’s Answer

    What does an inoperative brake light or an unmarked police vehicle have to do with following too closely?

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  • What are my options if I got a Public Intoxication and Resisting Arrest In Charleston, SC, first offense?

    Jonathan’s Answer

    Your situation is somewhat different as you are in the military. It is difficult to get a read on the circumstances regarding your arrest without more information. Who said "that guy is drunk?" Was it a police officer? Bouncer? What was that person's basis for saying you were drunk? Did you resist arrest or were you simply taken down? Don't answer these question on this forum as your admissions may be used against you, but do give this some thought.

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