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Dennis H. Sullivan Jr.

Dennis Sullivan’s Answers

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  • What should I expect on my court date? Will a DUI charge be added during court for the smell? Will I loose my license ?

    I was pulled over for a headlight that was out and when the police officer came to the window he smelled marijuana. He asked if anything was in the car and I told him I had a bowl in the side door. He then asked me to step out and began to search ...

    Dennis’s Answer

    It is doubtful that you would be charged with a DUI at this time since there is no blood test or field sobriety tests. However, the charges you have are serious enough to warrant hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer to represent you.

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  • What is the likely hood of myself going to prison? Can the 3 felony charges be reduced? I cannot afford an attorney

    I was recently charged with theft in the 4th degree and 3 counts of forgery, this is my first offense and I was told to turn myself in today.

    Dennis’s Answer

    Contact your local public defender's office prior to turning yourself in. Do not make ANY statements to the police or anyone else, even if you think you are helping yourself, you are not.
    You are entitled to have a lawyer, even if you can't afford one. The state will appoint one to help you.

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  • Can these charges be dropped if I had a prescription. What are my chances of the DUI being dropped if I wasn't drinking.

    I was at a gas station getting gas & the car hachback was open. The key weren't in the ignition. An officer got his dog out & said the dog smelled Percocet in the car. So he said he had probably cause. Found some of my prescriptions. He arrested ...

    Dennis’s Answer

    There are many defensible issues that I see in your case, but the internet is not the place to get real answers. You are charged with serious offenses. Hire the best criminal trial lawyer you can find today. Don't wait, as there are things that need to be done to retain your rights.

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  • Should I retain a lawyer? Do North Carolina and Michigan share traffic information that could cause an increase in my insurance

    I received a speeding ticket in North Carolina for 79 in a 65. I was going to just pay the ticket, but I have received several letters in the mail from lawyers stating I should not do this. The lawyers claim that they may be able to get the charge...

    Dennis’s Answer

    You should not just pay the ticket. The two states share information. Have a lawyer handle it correctly to minimize the consequences and overall costs.

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  • My son has gotten 3 tickets in like 4 months will that put him in Jail I was told if u got 3 in one year it was jail time

    He got 1 for no licenses 2nd one was speeding and learners permit violation 3 one was for speeding again..All in a 4 months period

    Dennis’s Answer

    In all likelihood, he will not be facing jail. He runs the possibility of having his license revoked. I am assuming he is under 18 based upon the charges. If that is the case, then the accumulation of points could revoke him. Call an experienced traffic attorney in your area.

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  • Will they dismiss these charges?

    My cousin is being charged with a vehicular homicide for drugs (marijuana), but the medical records state that no drug test was ever performed. Is it possible they will dismiss these charges. They did list the blood alcohol level which was 0.00 bu...

    Dennis’s Answer

    It is impossible to answer that question. The fact that there is no test is a good fact for the defendant, but the state may be relying on other evidence, such as an admission that he had recently smoked or the testimony of a DRE (drug recognition expert).

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  • Can someone please explain how the criminal episode works?

    My situation involves family. I was indicted for attempted agg sexual assault, indecency by contact, and by exposure. They are all from 1 person based on an interview from the child advocacy center. The charging papers say they are a criminal epis...

    Dennis’s Answer

    That is a serious accusation. It is best answered by a local experienced criminal defense attorney. If you can't afford to hire one, the court should appoint one for you. I suggest you seek counsel immediately.

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  • Who do I notify about the whereabouts of someone who has attachments for there arrest ???

    I have a friend who has warrants for there arrest and I want to know who to call to alert them of said persons whereabouts

    Dennis’s Answer

    Your local Sheriff would be the first place to start.

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