If your attorney recently passed away, the Court will almost certainly give you time to obtain new counsel. However, it is important to hire someone as soon as possible. Your new lawyer will likely be able to persuade the Judge to grant some extra time to prepare.
It is possible that your personal injury lawyer also handles criminal cases. However, you would certainly want a criminal defense lawyer to handle your criminal case. Would you go to an eye doctor for a toothache?
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You don't "file" for house arrest. You either negotiate house arrest with the prosecutor, or you try to convince the Judge to give it to you. You are much more likely to have a shot at a better plea bargain if you are represented by an attorney. I strongly suggest you try to find...Read more »
You have asked if you can be arrested for something when you’ve already been arrested for it. So clearly the answer is yes. The real concern is whether you can be convicted. I would need to know more facts about the case, but it sounds like a winnable case for you.
Generally, the state where you got married is not a factor in where the divorce is filed. You file for divorce in the State where you/your spouse are currently living. Some states have residency requirements. In Georgia, you need to live here at least 6 months prior to filing.
I've had him served twice and I also served him. He is currently in a Texas State Prison. When he finally responded he wrote on the top sheet " absolutely not unacceptable " signed it and sent it back. He has been in and out of Texas prison system for 8 years. Drug related charges... Read more »
If your husband won't sign paperwork, you can still get divorced. You will just need to file the appropriate paperwork and have the Court sign off on the divorce. It may also require a short court hearing. I would suggest obtaining a lawyer to help you through the process.
My girlfriend was intoxicated and arrested for a disorderly conduct charge. She went to jail and was released after her breathalyzer was below the legal limit (4 hours). They handed her a sheet of paper and told her she has to go to court. Now we are just nervous.
When charged with a crime is it always a good idea to have legal representation. Although the charge may not seem serious, any conviction on your record could cause future problems when trying to get a job or on any type of background check. An attorney may be able help keep your record clean....Read more »
In Georgia divorce, property is divided "equitably". This does not mean 50/50. It means that all assets will be divided based on the totality of circumstances. Often times the parties can reach an Agreement on division of property, custody and other divorce related issues. If no...Read more »
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