Dui with a prior. I've been told there are advantages to being an out-of-state resident but it is not clear what they are. Does anyone have information on this? Is there really a special portion of DUI statute for out-of-state residents? What ...
If I understand you correctly you have a pending DUI charge in CO but you are planning to move to WA. Assuming you currently have a CO driver's license, my guess is you may have an administrative driver's license suspension currently or recently in effect. Both states are members of the Interstate Driver's License Compact, so the timing of getting your new driver's license in relation to entering the final judgment in your criminal case could be very important. I strongly suggest you contact a Washington DUI attorney to coordinate your efforts with your attorney in Colorado.See question
I am a fifteen year old girl. I have been seeing this guy for the last three months. Him an I have not engaged sexually and do not plan to. Everyone keeps telling us they are gonna have him arrested if we do not split up. So we don't know what to ...
It's illegal to have sexual contact with someone under 16, and although it's legal to date it's probably not very smart for your guy.See question
The heading question pretty much sums it up, if I go to a city council or county meeting which is different in the way that [county meetings] are on [county property] although state law and the constitution remain the same, barring any outbursts t...
Generally you are not required by law to identify yourself unless stopped by a police officer while driving a car. There are certainly exceptions to this, for example you're not likely to be allowed inside many federal buildings without identifying yourself. It's definitely best to talk with an attorney privately about your specific situation before you take a risk by doing something you think might get you in trouble.
I'm not aware of any requirement to identify yourself while observing state or local court proceedings. Many times judges will ask the name of of a person in sitting in the courtroom because most of the people are there because they were summoned. It's likely that the judge wanted to make sure they didn't miss someone on his/her list, though I agree there are other ways to ask that question.See question
I have excellent record and don not want this on insurance.. do I go to court?
I'm very familiar with this court and frequently there are ways an attorney can help with this type of ticket. There may be a way to beat your ticket or convince the prosecutor to agree to amend the charge to charge that would require you to pay a fine but would not go on your driving record. My suggestion would be to talk with an attorney about your options privately.See question
I thought the car was stolen, called police to find out the vehicle was taken due to expired tag from apartment complex. The temp tag was just issued this past Saturday for 60 days (Jan2015), went to view the car, and sure enough the state had iss...
If your complaint is that your car was taken, your beef is with whomever authorized the tow. It sounds like it may have been the apartment complex, in which case you should check your lease. That said, this is not a speeding/traffic ticket issue.See question
Jan.06 refused blood test giving 1 year suspension. Since then I've recieved I think like 3 dwls 3rds and 3 2nds I've had a few fta's which is how things got confusing my last one was Jan'13 which was a,2nd but on dol license info say I'm HTO. The...
If you've had three convictions for DWLS 2nd degree within 5 years, then unfortunately the Department of Licensing is required to revoke your driver's license as a habitual traffic offender. If there's a bench warrant out for your arrest I strongly recommend you first talk with an attorney and then have him or her help you get it quashed. The most important thing is you absolutely can't drive while your license is revoked because the penalties can quickly become very serious.See question
A liquor security guard(he was not a police) caught me for MIP and using fake id for a month ago. he took photos of my manufactured fake id, real id and he wrote something on his note. he told me I'm going to receive the citation court date via ma...
If the government is able to go after you (and inclined to do so), they have two years starting on the date of the incident.See question
I had a friend in the passenger seat and was not in the vehicle during time of arrest.
Sorry to hear about your rough night. The fact that your BAC was under .08 will certainly make your case more manageable, but it's still really important that you get an attorney on board. In that jurisdiction (Lower Kittitas County District Court), you'll likely be brought in for a court appearance right away. Although it's unlawful, the Court will likely place you on probation and may require urine and/ore breath tests while your case is pending. I, along with most other attorneys who focus on DUI cases, offer free consultations to talk about your case.See question
This was at a traffic stop on the highway. I was arrested and put in handcuffs and placed in back of the patrol car. He told me i was going to be arrested after he opened the door not before. He cited and released me.
Like many search and seizure issues, this is very fact specific and an attorney would need a little more information. Important facts to nail down would include the reason the officer gives for opening the door and the reason for arrest. I strongly recommend that you do not post facts about your case here in this public forum because you may inadvertently give the government information that they will try to use against you.
You should talk with an attorney asap, and most criminal defense lawyers would be happy to provide you with a free in-office consultation.See question
Nothing prior on my record.
You really should talk with a Washington attorney about your case before you do anything. There may be very good reasons to pay so that you can put yourself in a better position if and when a criminal charge is filed.See question