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I need to speak with someone about a drink and disorderily

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I need to speak with someone about a drink and disorderily
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

What is it you would like to know?

Customer:

Alex did you get my email earlier describing the circumstances of my case >

Customer:

Alex can you give me a time tomorrow when we can speak or message each other ? Please

Customer:

Thanks Lauren

Customer:

Hi Alex have you entered this chat >

Alex Watts :

You wont go to prison

Alex Watts :

You will get either a conditional discharge or a fine

Alex Watts :

That is because its not an imprisonable offence

Customer:

What will happen because I do have a lot on my record

Alex Watts :

Probably a fine

Alex Watts :

But no prison

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you?

Customer:

Unfortunately a lot of bad decision made but I have never hurt anyone accept for the biting thing.

Alex Watts :

Indeed.

Customer:

I was told last time by the judge that I could face jail next time.

Alex Watts :

Not for drunk and disorderly.

Alex Watts :

It can be your 1000th time and you wont go to prison

Customer:

BUt I am still on probation from the biting thing (minor assault) and I still have a drink drive ban.

Alex Watts :

That makes no difference

Customer:

I have met all the conditions of my probation and have not driven since being banned.

Alex Watts :

You wont go to prison

Customer:

OK what am I faced then > Just a fine >

Alex Watts :

Yes

Customer:

That should be facing sorry !

Customer:

Why would the judge say that I could face jail time then >

Customer:

This was last April

Customer:

during court

Alex Watts :

I dont know. If it was for another offence it could be jail. But drunk and disorderly is a fine or discharge

Alex Watts :

Nothing else

Customer:

What is a discharge >

Customer:

Thanks ... is there anything I should present at court ie. like treatment I have had etc. to help resolve my drinking issues or a solicitor present

Customer:

If I was not to be present at court they have also said that I will have a warrant out for my arrest, I guess that would be stupid not showing right >

Alex Watts :

Dont worry you WONT get probabtion or custody

Alex Watts :

Fine

Customer:

Thanks Alex that has helped a lot and will let me rest a lot

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