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after my court date will i do any jail time for my first dui

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after my court date will i do any jail time for my first dui offense in colorado?
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

No, on a first offense jail time it is rare if ever any jail time is actually served. The judge can give a jail sentence which will be "suspended" and as long as you do not violate your probation, you would not serve any actual jail time.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i spoke with someone else earlier about me not complying and taking a breath test so they took my license (wisconsin) the attorney earlier advised me to simply print a replacement license to get back to my home state. is this legal?

Thank you for your response.

Only the state that issued your license can suspend it. The paperwork you were given for the DUI is a temporary license and technically because you had an out of state license they should not have taken the license itself. You were told correctly though.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

on my court date will it help me at all to bring up that they wrongfully took my out of state license?

No, it will not as that has nothing to do with the charges against you I am afraid.
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