It is extremely rare that he will go to jail on an offense like this with no record. The only way you could risk jail is if you missed a court date. If you hire an experienced attorney they should be able to help you get through this process fairly quickly.
I wasn't charged with anything. I haven't had a y other legal issues ever. It was in family court. Prosecutor never pressed charges. But they still put a dvo on record. Can I join the military? Also the one who put it on me said he'd be a reference for me for the army. We're... Read more »
If it was an EPO that never went to a DVO it would be eligible for expungement if it was dismissed. If it became a DVO after a hearing it would not be eligible for expungement unless you go back and petition the court to set aside that finding.
They can charge everyone in the car with possession but they will have a difficult time proving it. The driver typically bears the most responsibility for contents in his car. If they can link passages to a specific item or specific containers that could be a problem for the passenger but usually...Read more »
To press charges. I actually told them I didn’t want him to go to jail. Is there anything I can do? He was let out on bond the same night, and he’s never been in trouble his entire life until now. What can I do or what can happen?
You need to hire a lawyer and the boyfriend can work with your lawyer. You will not be able to talk to him or speak with him or contact him because there is likely a no contact order. Domestic violence cases often have victims that don’t want to go forward but The prosecutors will still go...Read more »
He was clean whenever they arrested him and they held him for around 3 months before they even sent him there. His grandfather is very I'll right now and he really needs to be with him if at all possible. Please... Any and all advice is welcome
It depends if he was on probation or parole. If he was on probation and violated it’s up to a judge. If he is on parole it’s up to it administrative judge and much more likely that he gets sent back to prison.
This is my first offense and have never been pulled over prior. I was released after passing a sobriety test. Will my insurance be notified of the traffic violation before I have to show up for my court date and if the charges are dropped will my insurance still be notified? What are the chances my... Read more »
As a first time Offender you should be eligible for a marijuana education class and be allowed to have the drug charges eventually dismissed. As far as insurance there’s no way to know when and if A company will run a random check on you. I would recommend hiring an experienced criminal defense...Read more »
I keep telling them to trace the call but all three times they keep saying that if it happens again they are going to arrest me, but it's not me..... what can I do? The person texting them is using my name but it truly isn't me.
This is becoming a common problem with these third party apps. Just make sure you keep or screenshot your call logs. If the police go the extra mile they can subpoena IP logs to see where the initiating calls are coming from but they typically not do that unless it is a serious case.
I have an active EPO that has been in place for over three months. Is there anything I can legally do to petition the court for dismissal? I feel that I have enough physical and written proof to have this order dismissed, I just cannot find a way to file the proper response to have a opportunity... Read more »
You are entitled to a hearing in front of the court where the court decides if it will be a domestic violence order DVO or it will be dismissed. My guess is if you’ve had it passed three months already there’s likely an agreement in place that it will eventually be dismissed.
They sent out a warrant for my arrest because i didnt go and sighn a statement , witch i was going to because i thought he was using his money and i aggreed to pay him back with intrest.. he lied to me and now im in trouble..
Since you already have r a warrant you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to try and get the warrant set aside and start fighting the case. I would also save any text, e-mail or social media communications you have had with the guy that fraudulently used the card.
I have an outstanding absconding from parole warrant in which case I have served all the time it takes to be MRS eligible and paid my $15,000 in restitution in full and the case has since been closed out but now I have a family court case and can’t appear or I’ll be arrested on this warrant
If the warrant was generated before your parole expired then technically it could still be a valid warrant and you need to appear and get it taken care of. Realistically if you completed all your requirements you may not be asked to serve. It depends on the circumstances. I would contact an...Read more »
This happened Dec. 2021 in Jefferson County KY. I haven't had a speeding ticket since Apr. 2016 and I'm usually a careful driver with everything up to date. The citation is non prepayable and my court date is in Feb. What should I expect? Will my license be suspended or will I have to... Read more »
It depends on your speed. If it was more than 35 mph over the speed limit the Prosecutors will likely not amend it down and you will face a license suspension hearing where you will either have your license suspended or probated. i would hire an experienced Attorney.
Daughter in July of 2021. He has not had contact since, and my daughter has attended therapy and has shown act of ptsd/trauma. She is just under 3. Can I have his rights terminated and/or have her adopted by my now fiancé? Thanks!
You can certainly take this matter to court and ask for sole custody. Terminating his rights against his wishes will be very difficult and typically not done unless a person goes to prison or they are extremely dangerous.
It depends what happened on your case. If there is any evidence of corruption that led to a jury finding you guilty there is a chance you can file a motion to have it overturned. If you voluntarily pled guilty it would be more difficult for you to now get out of that plea.
it is worth hiring a lawyer. They can cover for you in Court and can possibly get the ticket amended down to a lower speed that will allow you to take a class or go to traffic school to avoid points on your license.
I was pulled over by an officer...he never asked for license, insurance, or registration and came to the passenger side of the vehicle then demanded me and my passenger to get out of the car without any probable cause. We said no and the officer snatched me out of the car through the window of the... Read more »
It depends if they had probable cause. If they had reason to believe you all were engaged in criminal activity well before you got pulled over when you got pulled over then they may have a right to do what they did. If this was in Louisville they likely have body cam and will show exactly how they...Read more »
The neighboring apartment building the one directly beside mine. As I was doing so a couple of the people over there came out cussing me trying to fight me saying I was trespassing. I kept walking saying i was sorry I didn’t know and didn’t mean to upset anyone, while they continued to... Read more »
Technically it could be considered criminal trespass in the third degree if there are clear signs that this is private property or that you are in a housing development or section 8. If you were not charged by the police you likely don’t have anything to worry about.
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