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JiggyJcJr
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DWI expungement/Article 894

anyone know the cost of hiring an attorney to file the article 894 for dwi?

and yes i learned my lesson. have not drank and drove since it happened (2 years ago)

ive done numerous google searches and have came up empty


102362
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Denham Springs, LA
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
I would like to know more about this also my friend just got a DUI, want to help him out


Elleshoe
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
get a lawyer.


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aVatiger
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my friend just got a DUI


uh huh..



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SlowFlowPro
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
what parish?


LSUDUKE
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Lafayette
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
You don't need a lawyer to get article 894.


SlowFlowPro
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
no you don't, but some people don't want to hassle with it and it's worth 1500-2000 to have somebody handle it all for them (other than a court appearance or 2)


JiggyJcJr
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Skeezeport, Louisiana
Member since Mar 2008
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
ouachita parish.

quote:

LSUDUKE


i was told that i needed to hire one for "filing" of it.


SlowFlowPro
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
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i was told that i needed to hire one for "filing" of it.

anyone can ask for an 894

sometimes it isn't offered unless you have a lawyer, b/c the DA wants to play hardball


LSUDUKE
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Lafayette
Member since Oct 2007
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
I got a DUI about 12 years ago and was offered to everyone who was a first time offender. Not sure if this has changed or not tho.


JiggyJcJr
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Skeezeport, Louisiana
Member since Mar 2008
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
im just afraid its going to be alot of paperwork that i have no business trying to deal with. im done with court and will be done with probation next month. surely it wouldnt cost 1500-2000 just to file some paperwork?


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ellishughtiger
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
I got a dwi in 2001, all i used was a public defendant and he was able to get me article 894...


JiggyJcJr
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Skeezeport, Louisiana
Member since Mar 2008
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
quote:

LSUDUKE


its offered to all first time offenders. but its still going to cost something.


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JiggyJcJr
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Skeezeport, Louisiana
Member since Mar 2008
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
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ellishughtiger


i used neither a public defender or other lawyer, i asked the judge for it and he said i could have it. just didnt tell me that it was going to cost me
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ellishughtiger
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i used neither a public defender or other lawyer, i asked the judge for it and he said i could have it. just didnt tell me that it was going to cost me


I think when it was all said and one it was under $600...but this was also 9 years ago


JiggyJcJr
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Skeezeport, Louisiana
Member since Mar 2008
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
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I think when it was all said and one it was under $600...but this was also 9 years ago



just for filing of the article 894? or the whole court process?


ellishughtiger
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Member since Jul 2004
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
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just for filing of the article 894? or the whole court process?


the whole process...my dad was able to pay for the bail all up front so he received everything back after my court date


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DBG
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vermont
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
I'm in PTI for my dwi, is that the same shit?


Guster
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New Orleans
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
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b/c the DA wants to play hardball


If Jerry Jones is still the DA in that area, he's playing hardball and won't give in. He's notorious for being a hard ass, especially for anything drug-related, or DWIs or DUIs.


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JiggyJcJr
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Skeezeport, Louisiana
Member since Mar 2008
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re: DWI expungement/Article 894
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I'm in PTI for my dwi, is that the same shit?


PTI?


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