It depends on the terms of the agreement. They often have an expiration date. Also, in my jurisdiction, if one turns down a plea offer, they likely won't get another and if they do, it's usually a lot worse for them. Unfortunately one does not have a constitutional right to a plea offer.
If a person isn't properly Mirandized, an attorney can argue to have any statements made during the questioning suppressed. That's not the same as a dismissal. If a person is on parole, they have a much less diminished expectation of privacy when it comes to searches. Finally, warrants...Read more »
No. There's no constitutional right to challenging a grand jury. Your constitutional right is a finding of probable cause before charges against you can proceed. That's the job of the grand jury. There may be a mechanism in your jurisdiction to challenge. In mine, it is very difficult and...Read more »
There's not really enough information to give you any real advice. However generally a traffic stop by itself does not allow an officer to search your vehicle unless he sees, hears, smells something that rises to probable cause. If you had something in plain view, that's enough. Otherwise...Read more »
I was a passenger, had just gotten off of work. We had been pulled over because the drivers tags didn’t match the vehicle. I had no idea about it. They got my I. D. And ran both our names. Both clear. Then they came back to the vehicle and told us they were gonna do a search of the vehicle. As I... Read more »
I can't speak to your jurisdiction specifically, but fictitious plates on a car arguably give an officer probable cause to search the vehicle. However you need to speak with your attorney who can try to help you with a defense or suppression motion. Good luck to you.
I suggest if you speak with him, have him request appointment of an attorney at his next court hearing, or hire one if you can afford it. They will be able to help him with a defense. Since you're not an attorney, you're likely not going to get much information from anyone regarding the...Read more »
My recent roommate was being evicted and she had some guns that she said were her late boyfriends and she asked me to take them to a pawn shop because she has a criminal record and couldn't pawn them she said. I did and later found out they didn't belong to her and the person they did... Read more »
I suggest hiring an attorney if you're contacted by police. Don't make any statements to them or anyone else if you are. Also, if she's not able to possess the guns, I doubt she's going to call the police and report it. That would put her in direct violation of law. In the...Read more »
You are going to have a hard time finding a pro bono attorney who can afford to take the time to work your case. Most of us have mouths to feed and can't afford to spend a hundred hours of case work for free. However there may be organizations in your area that can provide no or low-cost legal...Read more »
I asked him why he was not answering any of my calls/text regarding our child. He decided to flip the switch and play victim. “I don’t have to speak to you.” Okay but we have a child together. There is no reason for us to be bitter and fight. The conversation turned bitter and he finally... Read more »
Yes. At the end of the day, it's up to the prosecutor whether charges against you proceed. A victim's wishes are only part of the equation. You're also admitting to assaulting the victim on a public website. Not recommended. I do suggest you speak with an attorney in your area who...Read more »
My 18 yr old son& a friend were in a 1car wreck hit a culvert. The police came to seen both boys where out of car. Driver failed breathalyzer was placed under arrest. Then they turn to my son& give him 2 tickets one for no seatbeltthen then minor in position of alcohol catch is there was... Read more »
it's pressure from the prosecutor to settle the case early. Yes, it's legal. But not fair. Unfortunately your son needed to speak with an attorney who could review all of the facts available and help mount a good defense. Simply pleading NOT GUILTY and telling the DA you'd consider...Read more »
if the Deed meets the requirements of your state, it may be found valid. However that's assuming all of the signatures are authentic. If you feel there may be some wrong doing, I suggest speaking with an attorney in your jurisdiction who may be able to help you ensure your mom's rights...Read more »
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