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  • How long does it take to find fault or to accept liabilities? Can the insurance deny my claim, if is not their client?

    I was in a rear ended collision two weeks ago, the guy hit me from the back left rear side. It was a red light with several cars in front of me when he hit my car. The light does not have a camera. We called the police but the operator just said t...

    Christopher’s Answer

    It depends on how long it takes to get in contact with their insured. Usually it's a quick process but it can be dragged out by an uncooperative insured. You should contact a lawyer.

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  • Will your car be up for forfeiture just because you have a third DUI even if your not driving anymore??

    Third DUI

    Christopher’s Answer

    According to the statute it has to be a 3rd DUI within 7 years, not 10! But yes the city attorney in San Diego does file a forfeiture on these.

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  • Can an ex boyfriend threaten me with my naked pictures?

    My boyfriend of 2yrs and I recently broke up. Actually found out on Facebook that he got married 2months ago. He has pictures of me, and he has recently threaten to expose my naked pictures. He says the pictures belong to him since I sent it to hi...

    Christopher’s Answer

    It is illegal for him to post the pictures, California has a revenge porn law for this very situation.

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  • Will I likely serve jail time for the warrant that I have; and roughly how much time am I facing?

    On October 28th 2014 I was arraigned for 14601.5 I was sentenced, on January 8th, 2015, to DUI classes, breathalyzer in my vehicle, 36 months of summary probation and 10 days community labor. On February 9th, 2015 I appeared with proof of enroll...

    Christopher’s Answer

    What do you have a warrant for? You say you completed everything, I'm confused.

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  • Does it matter if you completed a DUI program before the court due date but turn in your paperwork late?

    I have completed my 3-month DUI program as of mid-February, but I have not turned in the paperwork to court. My due date was on 3/11/2016. I've been too busy with work and I have a trip to Mexico this week. I just don't want to run into a problem ...

    Christopher’s Answer

    The DUI programs and the court run on a no negative reporting system. As long as you received your referral to the program, enrolled in and completed it, you should have no problem. As long as the court doesn't receive a "negative report" from the program you should be fine.

    Having said that, if you were ordered to provide proof to the court of completion, you will need to do that and you should check for warrants if you are past the date.

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  • Can i get charged with second DUI even when my BAC was below 0.08? Or it will be only violating probation?

    I got caught for violation DUI probation. My BAC when i caught was 0.05 when the cops stopped me and 0.03 in the correction facility.

    Christopher’s Answer

    It will most likely be just a probation violation which will cause a 1 year driver's license suspension. However, depending on the facts of your case, you could be charged with 23152a. It would be helpful to contact a DUI lawyer to discuss, most offer free consultations.

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  • What do i do

    i have a dui and i have not completed my community service but i have completed everything else. but the thing is that is was back then in 2013 and now its 2015. what should i do?

    Christopher’s Answer

    I agree with my colleagues, you probably have a warrant and if you completed everything else you should be fine. Hopefully you have completed some of the community service and aren't going in with nothing. At least have a good reason for not completing it.

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  • Am I subject to the three strikes law

    I am a repeat drug offender in the state of California and was just re arrested for the third time having no violent felonys but many drug felonys will I be sentencing to 25-to life but I have no violent and I just get caught doing bad things. Sin...

    Christopher’s Answer

    It doesn't appear so, you may also want to have your drug felonies looked at by a lawyer in San Diego, some of them may actually be misdemeanors after prop 47.

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  • 245(A)(4) & 243(D) with GBI enhancement?

    My question is, a friend of mine was recently convicted of the charges listed above. The judge sentenced him to the lowest term of 2 years, but with his prior strike from 10 years ago, felt my friend did not fall outside the spirits of the three-s...

    Christopher’s Answer

    I agree looks like everything panned out and your friend's lawyer would be the best to ask.

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  • Would that 18month override and finish off my first offense since I needed 3 more months? Where do I go? Court or dmv for info?

    I received my first offense in 2001 in Sacramento. Court signed me a 3 month DUI classes and needed a breathalyzer if I plan on driving again. After I finished that, DMV said that I needed 3 more months because I blew .16. I moved to a differently...

    Christopher’s Answer

    If you are convicted of 2 DUIs, one in 2001 and one in 2016, they would both be first time DUIs and thus you would only have to complete a 3 month program. Whoever is telling you you have to do an 18 month program, based on the facts you gave us, is wrong. If you are not convicted of a 2nd DUI you will still need to do a 3 month class since you never finished it from 2001.

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