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My license was suspended even though I accepted 1st offenders plea & judge said I was able to keep license did DMV make error

Mcdonough, GA |

2nd charge of marijuana less than a ounce 1st was nolo plea 2nd was under first offenders judge told lawyer I could keep my license under 1st offenders lawyer says DMV made mistake am I able to keep civil liberties under first offenders

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It is a little known detail, but the sentence which the judge gave you MUST state that "Defendant is to complete Risk Reduction School within 120 days of today's date". If it doesn't say that, the DDS will ignore it and treat the conviction as a suspendable offense.

If that's not the problem, then your lawyer should jump at the chance to make things right. Good luck.

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If the 2nd marijuana charge (VGCSA


If you lose your license for more than a year, you may be able to qualify for a license in CO.