resisting charge was from same arrest and going to jury trail no option was given for speedy trial excessive force of officer and never shown warrant for blood and only pulled my own arm away could it get dismissed and I could ask permission to sue
answered on Feb 3, 2020
If you are set for a jury trial you need to have a criminal defense lawyer representing you. Could you get the resisting dismissed? You need a lawyer to see how likely that is. Most prosecutors are reluctant to dismiss resisting cases, but I'm not sure which court this is in. Can you ask for... Read more »
Pretended to have drugs and got inside and when he found out I didn’t have them he got mad and told me to leave and I said“ no call the police. So he got more mad and started to chase me then he picks up a knife and grabs me and put the knife to my throat so I hit him 5 times in the face when... Read more »
answered on Feb 3, 2020
What you do is meet with a defense lawyer. If he called the police on you, then he might have told the police you broke the law, and the police might want to investigate what happened. Which makes you a possible suspect. You NEVER talk to the police in this situation. You hire a lawyer to talk to... Read more »
I paid an attorney a retainer and he did not help me with my case, and still asked me to pay the remainder of the balance. the case did not go to trail and the charges did not go to court. he did not even advise me of this i found out thru the other party.
answered on May 5, 2017
My dad has been in prison since 1997. A few weeks ago he sent a letter to the district clerk office requesting his grand jury proceedings... He received a letter stating that there are no copies of his grand jury proceedings... What does this mean and what do I need to do?
answered on Apr 22, 2017
I'm not sure what he was trying to get from the district clerk. But an indictment is a record of the grand jury proceeding in that is shows the result of the proceeding. What do you need to do? I'm not sure what the goal is. What is the trying to find out?
He only does this when he is super drunk and I need him here to help me financially. We have a 20 year old daughter together and have been best friends for 22 years. I know I sound foolish but he is PERFECT when he is not out of his mind drunk.
answered on Apr 16, 2017
Is probation an option? Probably but that depends on many factors such as the facts of the case, boyfriend's criminal history, which court/county you are in etc. He needs a lawyer to help him.
You need to find options for women in an abusive relationship. If money is a reason you are... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2017
Quashing an indictment is a complicated issue. Without seeing the indictment it's impossible to tell you if it can be quashed. You need to take the indictment to a lawyer so that person can review it and offer some real legal advice.
Manf/delay indictment enhancement for penalty increasee states convictions without dates or any other info one conviction stated is false...2nd conviction committed prior to the first conviction being final..not eligible to use for enhancement..if I file a motion to quash indictment for the error... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2017
You need to hire a lawyer. Don't try to file your own writ or Motion to Quash. If you care about the outcome have an experienced professional help.
The witness statement I gave in a case which was put into evidence is not the one I wrote.. it has been changed.. Am not sure if I should hire a forensic expert or file an affidavit with the ADA and let them investigate.
answered on Mar 19, 2017
You should hire a lawyer. Getting a prosecutor (ADA) to believe the police changed your statement is going to be very difficult. If you are the Defendant in this case, or a suspect, then you should not talk to a prosecutor. If you are just a witness, and in no way involved in this situation beyond... Read more »
three arrests all misdemeanors back in 2009 sept - nov....never any before that or after that
answered on Mar 15, 2017
There isn't one. What happened in the two months?
I have forensic evidence proving everything I got and they refuse to accept it saying that there are too many high up people involved and they can't be convicted...I also have been threatened to drop the charges or I would regret it.
answered on Feb 24, 2017
You can't make a DA file a case. So there isn't much you can do. They have discretion to pursue, or not pursue a case.
answered on Feb 22, 2017
You hire the best appeals lawyer you can afford, immediately. Appeals have strict deadlines and you need to make sure you hire someone with experience in post-conviction litigation. If you know someone convicted of capital murder they may be appointed a lawyer on the appeal already. See if you can... Read more »
My girlfriend and I got in an argument last night. I tried calming down the situation by separating us but she had an assignment due the next day and needed my laptop. I was trying to go back to my apartment with my laptop so we could both relax and she was holding onto my shirt so I couldn't... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2017
No one can offer up a complete case defense based on a one paragraph description. You need to hire a lawyer immediately who has experience getting family violence cases dismissed. There are a lot of ways to defend these case. While your version of events is important, you also need to know - What... Read more »
In order to get a court appointed lawyer I imagine i need to deal with a warrant. I have literally nothing to my name and can't afford to hire one.
answered on Feb 1, 2017
Hire a lawyer. Seriously, it's like asking how to do surgery without a doctor. You can, but it's going to be a disaster. Why do you think we charge for our services? Because we have experience fixing the problems and we can make the system work for you. Find some money, borrow some money,... Read more »
answered on Feb 1, 2017
Petition? I'm not sure what you mean by that. If you have an active warrant for a probation violation you need to hire an attorney to talk to probation and the prosecutor to see what can be done.
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