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If a person had been drink driving in Ireland and

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Hi, if a person had been drink driving in Ireland and breathalysed and was just 1 point above the legal limit(it was on the lowest end of the scale for an experienced driver)and was a first offence, this person was give a 3 month driving ban. This person never had any previous convictions of any kind and is a family man with young children with a full time job, his place of work is a long distance away. A guilty plea had not yet been made. According to Irish law what are the chances of an appeal being successful?
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Republic of Ireland Law
Expert:  Remus2004 replied 13 days ago.

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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Hi, if a person had been drink driving in Ireland and breathalysed and was just 1 point above the legal limit(it was on the lowest end of the scale for an experienced driver)and was a first offence, this person was give a 3 month driving ban. This person never had any previous convictions of anykind and is a family man with young children with a full time job, his place of work is a long distance away. A guilty plea had not yet been made. According to Irish law what are the chances of an appeal being successful and the ban being overturned?
Expert:  Remus2004 replied 13 days ago.

Actually this is outside of my jurisdiction.

I will opt out for others.

Expert:  Legal Eagle replied 10 days ago.

Good morning, hopefully I can help. Has this matter already been to court? If so when was this?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hi, this matter has not yet been to court.
Expert:  Legal Eagle replied 10 days ago.

Okay, were you issued with any penalty notices or just a summons?