What are the chances of going to jail
If the prior case was not filed them NO it is not a 2nd DUI. That alone lessens ur chance of jail. If there are other aggravating facts like an accident maybe. Hire counsel either waySee question
I was driving without a license and didn't show up to court because I simply forgot and now have a bench warrant . Will I be arrested and do jail time ?
If that is all u have and u walk in with an attorney u SHOULD be fine but dont delay.See question
What should I do
You need to add more facts. You dont indicate why ur licesnse is currently suspended. Many of on AVVO offer free consults call aroundSee question
I am currently doing a livescan for a city job (government agency) and am nervous because I have an arrest record from 2013 for a domestic violence dispute. The DA rejected the case. The case was dismissed: no charge and no conviction due to ins...
Yes ur arrest record will come up even if the case was not filed. There is a procedure to get rid of these kinds of records but youd need to hire an attorney to help uSee question
I'm 18 i got charged with resisting arrest but the cops weren't there for me.. they were there for my parents, anyway I had a court date but now they sent a letter saying its cancelled and I'll have to send a letter to the court explaining what ha...
Its hard to say wo looking at what the court document says but thats not a normal procedure. I wouldnt do it wo the guidance of an attorney. Many of us oN AVVO will offer free consults, call aroundSee question
.20 first offense dui.
We arent supposed to use this forum as a marketplace. Many lawyers on AVVO offer free consults and work santa barbara county like we soSee question
I was arrested in Los Angeles on a failure to disperse (misdemeanor) charge (happened to be on the same block as a group of protestors) and given a court date of December 9th. However, I do not live in Los Angeles / California and do not see how I...
Since the charge is a misdemeanor you can most definitely hire counsel to handle the case without your appearance which is probably your best bet. No you should not pay a fine in advance. Is a criminal charge and if you have a chance to get the case tossed out or reduced to something that does not carry a criminal record, you should hire counsel.See question
Cousin was sentenced to a year in jail for domestic violence. The judge stated he would have to just do 50%-6months. He's been a jail for a month and has applied for house arrest. He's been employed at the same job for over a decade and this is fi...
Theres no way to calculate a percentage. If he is in an LA County Jail it will be at the discretion of the Sheriff.See question
For a misdemeanor charge. Is there a certain type of Lawyer that can do this?
You can't have a lawyer show up JUST to continue your case. Once a lawyer is engaged they are there for all purposes. If YOU need a continuance for a valid reason, such as asking for time to get a lawyer, the court SHOULD grant you at least one continuance to do that without need for a lawyer. You just show up and ask.See question
family trip coming up next week, one of my relatives just revealed to us he has a warrant out, my question here is will he be able to board the flight and pass threw the TSA security without any trouble?
Concur with Mr. Kesternbaum. No there is no per se bar to flying locally with a warrant for a non serious charge, but as pointed out the warrant will not go away and will catch up to him sooner or later. Hire a lawyer to clear it.See question