You should request a trial and not a waiver hearing within 30 days and go to court. If the police officer does not appear, you will be acquitted. If the police officer appears, you can have a trial. The judge will decide if you ran the red light. Even if you are convicted, the judge can offer you...Read more »
The suspect can face charges such as failing to obey a command from a police officer among other charges. I do not think that the suspect could be criminally responsible for another car striking the officer during the chase.
You will be eligible for expungement 15 years after the end of probation/parole which looks like it will be in 2024. If you received probation before judgment, it can be expungement now. They will definitely see the conviction in the background check. All you can do is be honest and disclose it and...Read more »
The letter reads: "The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) Administrative Adjudication Division is assigning you to the driver improvement program. You have either been cited for a moving violation while holding a provisional license, accumulated 5 or... Read more »
If you have a provisional license and are convicted of a moving violation, you must do driver improvement or the MVA will suspend your license. In addition, if you get 5 or more points in a two year period (based upon the dates of the citations), you must do driver improvement or the MVA will...Read more »
I pleaded guilty to a 2nd degree assault charge which resulted into a pbj but then a few years later I got another charge and my pbj was taken by the judge is there anyway I can get it back its not expundgeable without the pbj is it possible to appeal or go back to court
If you received probation before judgment, it can be expunged now. If you did not receive probation before judgment and were convicted, there is a 10 year waiting period from the end of parole or probation for obstructing or hindering. You may want to make sure you are eligible by discussing with...Read more »
My boyfriend was locked up Tuesday after a trial on a crime that occurred in July 2021. He was sentenced to probation in November 2021 for a different crime. Will this sentencing count as a violation of probation because even though the crime that he was sentenced for took place before he was on... Read more »
Children given crazy sentences. In my head I always thought that was criminal defense law, public interest because I want to help the poor. However afte researching things it seems like. This sometimes fall under civil rights attorney so I am confused under which one it falls under?
There are two components at play here. First, you have the criminal case. A criminal defense attorney would fight to overturn the criminal conviction. If that is successful, a civil rights attorney may seek compensation for damages caused by the wrongful conviction.
My fiancé has an open case from a few months ago regarding a dispute between us. He had a no contact order in place, which we BOTH broke. He was arrested the other day and has had 2 bail hearing since then where he is being kept without bail, and commitment pending hearing. His public defender has... Read more »
I suspect the executor, my older brother, stole money from my mother's estate during his 4 year executorship. We trusted him and didn't question expenses until the final accounting showed in the last year he spent large sums, giving us only general labels, such as "trip to... Read more »
A nolle prossequi means that the State has decided not to prosecute the case and is dropping the charge. The State can refile charges if it chooses to later on. I do not know what "EMS/mg" means. I would suggest calling the court to inquire.
Since you drive a school bus, you must have a CDL. A probation before judgment is not a conviction, but a probation before judgment for a hit and run can possibly affect your CDL. I am not an employment lawyer, but a probation before judgment for a hit and run can probably be considered by an...Read more »
It can be expunged if you are otherwise eligible for expungement. A probation before judgment for theft can be expunged after three years. A conviction for theft can be expunged 15 years after your sentence and probation are complete. You should speak with a lawyer.
The VOP may be dismissed or it could proceed to hearing. It depends on the State's Attorney. The standard of proof is lower for a VOP (preponderance of the evidence) then a criminal charge (beyond a reasonable doubt). Your husband should retain an attorney to represent since there is no...Read more »
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