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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Maryland on
Q: Can You Contact A Court Or Judge Regarding A False Arrest.

Can You Contact A Court Or Judge Regarding A False Arrest. That You Have/ Had A Court Trial For After 10 Year Upon Conviction. To Have It Dismissed. You Just Write/ Email Evidents Regarding??

Kristen M. Martin
Kristen M. Martin answered on Aug 1, 2021

No. You should contact a local Attorney for assistance. Many lawyers offer free consultations for such matters and you should consider speaking with an attorney about your options. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Maryland on
Q: motion to dismiss

if someone says that you hit them and there's no evidence of it and it didn't happen in police presence can you file a motion to dismiss

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Aug 1, 2021

Absolutely. And it will be denied. At trial, the judge or jury will decide who is telling the truth.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Maryland on
Q: What charges could I potentially be facing if I hit someone under the influence and the bar has footage of it ?

I don’t know the person it was not intentional it was my misjudgment due to me being intoxicated. Apparently she was an employee at the bar I went to. The person has not pressed charges yet that I know of but they’re asking for my info so I think they will. I have no history of a criminal... Read more »

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Aug 1, 2021

Assault, probably 2d degree assault if no major injuries and no weapon used. Although a misdemeanor, it carries up to 10 years in jail. There’s a reasonable chance for straight probation and to avoid a conviction if no serious injury and it being a first offense, but you will need a lawyer. Get... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Washington on
Q: what is the sentence for the crime assault in the 4th degree
Cristine Beckwith
Cristine Beckwith answered on Aug 1, 2021

0-364 days in jail. It is a good idea to contact a criminal defense attorney to fight the charge.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: How do you fill out an asset forfeiture opposing claim form
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 31, 2021

more info is needed.

not something I have ever done.

request a free consultation with a lawyer in your area to discuss this.

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Appeal a felony gun charge as an authorized concealed to carry citizen.

Due to ongoing disputes with my neighbor and family members, I used my concealed to carry gun on my property. This was my first offense. My bail was excessive and the harassment in jail was unbearable so I plead guilty to 23 1/2 months and fours of probation. I would like to appeal my case,... Read more »

Charles William Michaels
Charles William Michaels answered on Jul 31, 2021

You entered a guilty plea--generally, a charge for which you plead guilty cannot be appealed. If you have any cause to set aside that guilty plea, that has to be done in the trial court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: If the judge denied procedural due process regarding a controversy that because of the denial caused concrete harm is

The judge at al liable

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 31, 2021

Not usually.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: could a person be charged with possession of a firearm if someone says you have one but the police didnt recover one
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 31, 2021

The state will have a hard time making a felon in posession of a firearm case. if they have no firearm. Hire a criminal lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Georgia on
Q: Predator chased 2 horses, jumped fence ran into highway, killed, no injury , moderste auto damage what's my best options

Gates were locked. Fence made from approved height specs for horses. Added electric was up and secure across top food water hay available. Ran in front of car killed one injured euthanized other. No bodily injury to driver, moderate vehicle damage . Cited 2 counts of animal at large. Whitfield... Read more »

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer answered on Jul 31, 2021

I advise working out restitution with the owner of the damaged property and then asking them to support you in requesting. dismissal of the charges. You appeared to act reasonably and accidents happen. At the same time there is strict liability in most animal ownership issues. I imagine,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My brother was at work and overdosed and when he went to hospital and came to left ama and was arrested for old warrant

The warrant was for trafficking and controlled substance but he has never been in trouble for that. And was arrested at the hospital. Can your name even be ran when your in need of medical attention and not in trouble for anything?

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jul 31, 2021

If you have an old warrant or an outstanding warrant you can be served with that anytime. The protection of a reporting an overdose and immunity from charges only applies to new charges.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Idaho on
Q: i was given a withheld judgement after successful probation. I have now met that probation period how do i file for it?

is there a form i need to fill out to get it done? i want to get the SR22 off my record

Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers answered on Jul 30, 2021

All you need to do is have your lawyer file a Motion to Dismiss your WHJ! Easy sneezy! Great job!

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Consumer Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I was deceived in a business transaction and signed two titles to vehicles I owned for someone to sell on consignment.

I sent two trailers out of state to a trailer dealer who is going to sell them on consignment and sent the signed titles. He had promised he was going to pay me and has not. I don’t know if he sold them but he was supposed to pay me nonetheless for the trailers at delivery and he did not. There... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 30, 2021

This does not appear to be a criminal case…it is a civil law issue in contracts…you should immediately communicate you desire not to sell these trailers to the consigned.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I've wrnt in cleav. co. Ok for not chekn back to PO , payed 1nce on fines and did no comm. Serv. Happend 3yrs ago

I only reported in to p.o 1 time and payed on fine 1 time but have done zero community service. (Though I do volunteer at meals on wheels but feel it would be in poor taste to claim comm. service for my volunteer work) the law about meth possession has changed since my plea so if I turned myself in... Read more »

David A. Cincotta
David A. Cincotta answered on Jul 30, 2021

There is nothing wrong with counting the hours spent volunteering with meals-on-wheels as community service, as that is what community service is (volunteering your time for the betterment of the community). You will need proof of the hours you worked and I'm not certain whether... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Texas on
Q: To Mr. Rogers

Is that considered a civil matter

Michael Hamilton Rodgers
Michael Hamilton Rodgers answered on Jul 30, 2021

I assume you're asking me this because I answered your original question submitted to Justia. The problem is, I don't know what your original question was. Please copy and paste your original submission along with my answer so I can answer your present question.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for California on
Q: I sent proof of my case being amended to the DOJ. In turn i received a letter saying they accurately recorded the info.

Am i good to purchase a firearm?

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 30, 2021

MORE INFO NEEDED

AMENDED TO WHAT?

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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Personal Injury, Criminal Law and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: Being stalked, harassed, and emotionally abused in the state of LA with evidence, what is the timeframe for reparation?

A police report was filed, I still have evidence of electronic communication as well, and can most likely provide witnesses. The perpetrator was a real estate agent at the time and may have also used her resources in unethical ways to damage my reputation, stalk, and harass me for an extended... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 30, 2021

Most Florida attorneys know very little about Louisiana law. You should ask your question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Louisiana.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Insurance Defense for North Carolina on
Q: I have been charged today (citation) for driving at 85mph on an highway with 65mph limit, lincoln county NC.

I am 26 living in NC and I don't have a single traffic ticket or violation so far and clean on my criminal records. Today I got a speeding citation(GS 20-141(J1)) on highway for driving 20mph over the limit of 65mph and was given court date. I am worried if this will impact my career since as... Read more »

Charlie Gray
Charlie Gray answered on Jul 30, 2021

Most counties reduce speeding tickets to give people an incentive to go ahead and take care of them. Technically, speeding at a high enough speed is treated as a criminal charge and, if convicted, would show up on a background check. Getting it reduced would address this and is usually how traffic... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on
Q: My court appointed attorney told me I had an FTA with 25000 secure bond but 4 days later no warrant issued. Why?

My lawyer said due to cases being so old he could not get it continued in district court even though I was outta town with car issues and told me the just issued an FTA with 25000 secure bond and now 5 days later including the weekend they have not issued a warrant

Charlie Gray
Charlie Gray answered on Jul 30, 2021

An FTA is not the same thing as an Order for Arrest (OFA). It is possible an OFA has not been issued yet, some counties allow a grace period between the missed court date and issuing an OFA to give people with a good reason for missing court a chance to fix it. It is also possible there is an OFA... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law and Construction Law for California on
Q: Can I sue for drug test mix up? If so, who gets sued, the clinic or lab?

I needed to do a drug test for a new company that was going to employ me and when I went to the urgent care to do so, my employer calls me 2 days later to tell me that my urine was mixed up with someone else. I want to take legal action but not if I have a case or not.

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen answered on Jul 30, 2021

It is not likely that you could so anyone.

Just go back and do another test. It is that simple.

The law does not provide valid legal claims for mere inconvenience.

Good luck to you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana on
Q: How can I request home incarceration for my boyfriend? What is the cost?

He has a concealed gun charge. Aggravated assault with a gun, his biggest charge is he’s a convicted felon with a gun. He’s only had traffic tickets prior to this incident. The aggravated is domestic related, which I’m hoping gets thrown out.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 30, 2021

He needs a criminal attorney to handle his 2 new felonies.

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