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  • Can i beat the Administrative Per Se or Administrative hearing with the DMV if i won my Criminal DUI case.

    I was charged with a DUI of a BAC .084. It was determined that the stop was illegal in court and the evidence was suppressed. I pulled into a parking lot at which point a police officer pulled in about 1 min later and turned on his lights. The jud...

    Kristen’s Answer

    The DMV is notoriously slow in getting hearings set so I expect that you will hearing about the hearing at some point. The admin per se hearing is completely separate from the criminal case. If the officer shows up to the hearing, it is likely that you will end up with the suspension because the DMV does not take into consideration issues involving suppression. The standard for the DMV hearing is much lower than a criminal case and it only needs to be shown that you were driving, suspected of DUI, arrested and blew over a .08. If that can be shown then you will be stuck with the suspension. However, after you go through the suspension period, that suspension can be removed from your driving record if you show the DMV that the criminal case was dismissed. Also, sometimes the officers don't show up for the DMV hearings. If he doesn't show up, ask the DMV judge to void the suspension. Good luck.

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  • My hubby got sentenced 2.5 yrs in prison & he's done 64 days how much would he do if he does 85%? Also is there a 90day kickout?

    Its his first time getting in trouble & its a none dangerous crime

    Kristen’s Answer

    Your husband can get released after serving 85% of the sentence if he has good behavior. If the conviction was for a Class 4, 5 or 6 felony (non-dangerous felony) then he would probably qualify for an additional 90 day early kickout. As soon as he gets to prison, they will calculate his earliest possible release date so he will be informed what that date will be.

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  • Can I have my Georgia Felony First Offender's Probation reduced?

    I am on Georgia's Felony First Offender's probation for a non forced entry burglary charge. As of March 2013 I will have completed 3 of 8 years. I have paid off all my fines and restitution and also completed and passed my required drug and alcoh...

    Kristen’s Answer

    Since this case originates from Georgia, you need to ask the question of Georgia attorneys.

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  • Can my boyfriend get out?

    Hello. My boyfriend tomas has been in jail since december 4, 2012 for probation violation, fleeing from law, and recklass driving. He put his name under his friends title for his car, because his friend had warrants he was helping him out. His fri...

    Kristen’s Answer

    Since your boyfriend was on probation at the time, it was likely that he has a probation "hold" and being held non-bondable on the probation case. His defense attorney can file a motion with the court to change the bond conditions. What does the police report say? Does it describe the person that was driving? Does it match your boyfriend? Is the title to the vehicle the only evidence linking your boyfriend? Are there witnesses who can link his friend to the vehicle? MVD records? You need to talk to his attorney about all of these issues.

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  • What if i dont have the money for probation fees? should i have gotten a reduced fine for doing a week in jail?

    i was arrested for a small amount of marijuana did a week in jail, went to court and got TASC program and washed out because of time factor. went back to court got change of plea down to misdemeanor with 1 yr probation 1372.00 fine. and am not wor...

    Kristen’s Answer

    If you have a limited income, the judge can reduce the probation fees. You would need to go back into court and ask the judge to modify the probation fee. You could also ask the judge for jail credit towards your fines. Some courts will do that and some courts won't. Good luck.

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  • What should I do? what's in my best interest?

    I did not show up for a status conference and I detective came to arrest me but didn't because of the holiday and I agreed to meet him at the substation to pay bond.

    Kristen’s Answer

    Definitely speak with a lawyer. Something's fishy. You don't pay a bond at a police station and you certainly don't pay bonds through cops.

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  • There is a man i want to marry but he owes restitution do i collect his bebt after marriage i reside in AZ.

    There is a man i want to marry but he owes restitution do i collect his bebt after marriage i reside in AZ.

    Kristen’s Answer

    While it is considered his sole and separate debt, any collection efforts can come after his half of community assets that you accumulate after the marriage. You need to find out how much he owes and if he is actually making payments per a court order. You may want to have him pay it off before walking down the aisle.

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  • Will husband's probation be extended for not paying his restitution in full?

    2 yrs ago my husband was convicted of felony theft, sentanced to 30 mos probation & ordered to pay $8k restitution. He pays $100 p/m; half goes to probation fees. His atty advised him not to try to pay the entire $8k by the end of the probation pe...

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    Probation can be extended if restitution has not been fully paid. Sounds like the PO will be requesting that the probation be extended for that reason. I always tell people, "the sooner that you pay restitution, the sooner you will be off probation."

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  • If a person in AZ has been convicted of 2 counts of indecent exposure and it is considered a sexual offensee r they sex offender

    They had 2 class 1 misdemenors of indecent exposer

    Kristen’s Answer

    Depends on who your asking. If you ask a prosecutor, they will tell you that you are a sex offender. But who cares what they think. I sure don't. If you are not required to register as a sex offender then I would say that the law does not consider you a sex offender.

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