Thats on my phone my charge is receiving stolen property
answered on Oct 22, 2021
If they obtained a warrant, they can use whatever they find. There are other evidentiary issues, but in general whatever they find can be used. Your attorney can, however, still look at whether or not the warrant should have been issued.
If a person enters a closed but unlocked gate of a homeowner’s fenced in yard and steals their personal property valued over $950, what crime or crimes are involved? Grand Theft? Grand Larceny? Burglary? Trespassing? Would all these be felony crimes?
answered on Aug 29, 2021
Yes, grand theft. Burglary may be over reaching as it was in the yard. Once you get to grand theft, the trespassing is a bit irrelevant. Grand theft can be a felony or a misdemeanor.
Bottom line: what is charged and how it ends up are two different things.
The Prosecutor / DIstrict Attorney lied throughout the document - Motion in Limine. I wondered if the jury gets to view that document.
answered on Jan 10, 2021
When I was in elementary school, I stole some of my friends Pokémon cards and no one ever knew. If it were to come out years later now as an adult. Can I still be prosecuted and would I be tried as a juvenile or an adult. Also would the discovery rule apply to this?
answered on Jan 10, 2021
There is a statute of limitations, and you would not be charged.
Is a defendant allowed to no longer use his private attorney and request either a public defender or pro per / pro se? Does the judge have authority to make you keep private retained counsel? See People v. Manila (please explain)
answered on Jan 6, 2021
A defendant has a right to hire the attorney of his/her choice, so you may request to have your private attorney relieved. The Judge may want to inquire why, and if they feel it is simply a delay tactic, there may be an issue. If your attorney claims a conflict of interest, that too may be... Read more »
misdemeanor FTA warrant, no violence etc. no theft etc and its an old case
answered on Nov 2, 2020
If it is a theft related to identity or vehicle fraud/theft investigated by the DMV Investigative Unit, you could have issues. Otherwise, unlikely. Misdemeanor theft for something else, probably not a problem. But you should consult with and possibly hire a lawyer to look into it.
answered on Aug 19, 2020
Depending on your lawyer, there are many ways to continue arraignment, notwithstanding COVID. You should consult with an attorney for more of a detailed explanation.
answered on Aug 8, 2020
These are very complex cases, so you should consult with someone like those of us on this panel that have experience with these types of cases.
So im thinking charges were droped, Days later i find out different charges were filed and serious ones at that, had a new court date but my bail remained the same and active, but shouldnt i be rearrested on the new charges, and have to post bail again on the new charges?
answered on May 15, 2020
You should consult with and hire an experienced criminal attorney. What they charged will now alter the "requested bail" in court. So when you show up, that is what the prosecutor is going to ask for. If it was more than 15 days since your bail was originally posted, you COULD be... Read more »
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