As it sounds and from the perspective of the report maker, generally the police officer investigating the incident. It is not a conclusive finding in an investigation, and primary aggressor is most important when determining who is going to be arrested and then during the prosecution it becomes...Read more »
You are facing a super hard issue and the world is not very understanding.
The main issue is that no one should be in fear, especially children, at home. And a call to police is undeniable that you were scared, so the state is going to take a position that the call was valid and therefore...Read more »
Speak to them. If I don’t speak to them and show facts will that affect the case and he also has a revocation hearing coming up, they want me to show up to tell what all happened. If I don’t show up will they dismiss the bond revoke case and let him free
Unfortunately no, and the "Victim Witness" is one of the most difficult folks to interact with if you are involved with a DV case. They work for the State and against the defendants penal interests. Regardless of whether you work with them, they are working for the Prosecution and that...Read more »
Generally within the term of court you’re fine. I’d have to check the dates for Forsyth. Do you want to talk with your lawyer at length before making that call valve because once you file there’s basically no shot at ever getting a plea that good again. So you really need to be sir. Judges...Read more »
The answer is almost always case specific with the default position being "no." Check the order that was actually issued and it should directly address firearms. Especially if the TPO is DV related, the courts are very wary of firearm possession when there are such emotional issues before it.
With me. But we was never apart and I visited him while in jail and picked him up the day he was released. On June 3rd he was arrested for driving without license and they also charged him with Violation of Family Violence Order and held without bond. He has since plead guilty to the battery charge... Read more »
All misdemeanors in GA are guaranteed a bond, but it appears the real issue here is they are prosecuting him for violation of a bond condition. Even if he and you wanted to have contact, if he is found to be in contact with you he is subject to prosecution.
https://ody.dekalbcountyga.gov/portal/ is the online docket and you should be able to find his case info there, but without knowing more it is tough to predict how long until his next judicial event. It could be a couple, of weeks or a long...Read more »
If your a ci for drug task force and dhs doesn't know it and they want to drug test you but as known you can't blow your cover because then the whole world would know so you react like these individuals and you have to do like they do which is if they say hey hit this you have to so would... Read more »
Get your handler to put instructions IN WRITING so IF there are negative consequences you have a built in defense. You may want to hire a private lawyer to assist you as the Cops will hang you out to dry more often than not.
Hello, I worked as a retail associate selling cell phones. In that position there was fraud going on with associates also selling phones were doing fraud and selling it to people using other peoples names basically a scammer. Will or can I still be charged for that? I unknowingly sold him phones... Read more »
All depends on the investigation and what turns up. You can also either sit silently OR actively participate, if you have an appetite or desire for that. If you may be criminally liable, advance cooperation can also be mitigation for when you face potential consequences. Generally I advise...Read more »
A negotiated deal is presented to the court for approval and the judge can either accept or reject it. In MOST cases the recommendation is is less than the statutory maximum, which is what the court can sentence too for any particular charge. It sounds like the person is taking a plea to 3 years...Read more »
My husband got indicted last week in Georgia he is facing Seven charges is possession of methamphetamine possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony will willful obstruction of law enforcement officer. two counts of destroying or causing serious or debilitating injury to a police dog.... Read more »
You do not have to be present in the state for an indictment to be presented to the grand jury. As long as the GJ acted within the statute of limitations it is likely valid. That means he needs to get a lawyer to defend him as they will prosecute him while incarcerated and those are serious...Read more »
May be a violation of your lease or they may be improperly targeting you as a form of harassment. GA has difficult Landlord Tenant law for tenants, but there are some really good self help resources at Legal Aid type clinics.
If the parking violations are legit, it may just be easier and...Read more »
Thats gonna be something you want to handle very responsibly. 5 baggies means the administration is going to look at it as distribution/sale, and thats a MUCH bigger deal than just simple possession. You should look into acquiring a lawyer to assist you so that you do not make an innocent error...Read more »
All going to depend on the circumstances. The mere arrest can be a violation of your probation and that exposes you to a revocation. If it is First Offender probation that adds an additional layer of complexity as you can be resentenced under the original max.
Be careful, thats what you can do. Even when she solicits contact, ANY violation of the TPO can justify an arrest or violation. Thats one of the big issues with these orders. No matter her intention, the cops are going to do what the document tells them too.
My colleague John is spot on that without more details it is impossible to provide accurate guidance. It is also the STATES burden to prove things, and a good lawyer works to prevent the State from being able to do that.
I strongly recommend you call a couple LOCAL lawyers in your...Read more »
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