This investigator questioned me about an accusation of a crime. I have people and even security video to prove that it was false information. He told me he didn't care he wasn't going to talk to my witnesses and showed up at my apartment the next morning with a warrant based on his... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2023
If a police officer has enough probable cause to get a warrant signed by a Judge then he can move forward. It is not up to the police officer to determine guilt or innocence. That part is up to the Prosecutor and the court. Take it from a former police officer, in this instance, you have no... Read more »
Today in court I had a judge talk to me in a way I have never seen anyone talked to before it was so bad that the d.a. and my lawyer apologized to me my father in the courtroom actually started crying he told me I was a disgrace to my parents my kids were better off without me an would be callin... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2022
In my experience, some judges believe shame can be a more effective motivator for some people to change their criminal behavior than simply imposing the consequences provided by law.
Similarly, with respect to the other person, some judges believe praise can be a more effective motivator.... Read more »
If your a ci for drug task force and dhs doesn't know it and they want to drug test you but as known you can't blow your cover because then the whole world would know so you react like these individuals and you have to do like they do which is if they say hey hit this you have to so would... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2022
Get your handler to put instructions IN WRITING so IF there are negative consequences you have a built in defense. You may want to hire a private lawyer to assist you as the Cops will hang you out to dry more often than not.
GI BILL program fraud 85/15 rule - business raided this morning and evidence collected - the owner paid a man to be the expert liason for the program which she knew little about and he submitted false documents to her which he assured her was how it was supposed to be done and she signed them and... Read more »
answered on Apr 14, 2022
Hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer and do not answer any of the investigators questions.
His charge is a misdemeanor he's recently in Jackson county jail and his bond is $1350 he broke a mirror that he gave to me
answered on Jan 12, 2022
The State, through elected prosecutors, retains all authority when it comes to whether to pursue charges or not, unfortunately.
THAT BEING SAID, as the alleged victim you retain substantial influence over whether the State can be successful in trying to prosecute him. First off you have... Read more »
answered on Jan 6, 2022
It should, but you should check with the clerk of the court that sentenced you to first offender probation to be sure.
I am 1 of 5 Board of Directors and the VP for a Georgia Condo HOA. Our Bylaws allow for me as VP to call a Special Meeting w 2 Day notice. The president scheduled the meeting and then the president quickly cancelled the meeting stating that the majority of members decided they didn’t want to... Read more »
answered on Jun 2, 2021
You need to check if the bylaws refer to other sources such as Roberts Rules (and which edition).
The power of the President will be spelled out in the charter or bylaws, You need to read both. If all are bound and determined not to, I respectfully suggest that forcing them to have a... Read more »
The officer's report said I misjudged distance but a vehicle was next to me an was as close over as I could get I never hit the barrel's so what's to misjudge the lane should have been closed if to narrow to pass
answered on May 6, 2021
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. It could be a situation where fault is seen by a court on both sides. A Georgia attorney might be able to offer deeper insight in terms of the construction site and its practices in stacking barrels and buckets in that... Read more »
I was completely hammered drunk, speeding 92 mph going home at 2am. I flew by a police officer. I am a 34 year old woman.
He saw empty beer cans, asked to perform an FST. Toe to heel.
Tells me I failed.
Asked me where I lived.
"1 mile away."
Told... Read more »
answered on Mar 31, 2021
Your drunk driving and speeding are not legal. However, there is no law requiring an officer to arrest you.
Georgia? the mom was relatively young, her husband left, she dropped the ball. The child ended up with a really bad ear infection. The moms older sister petitioned the courts for custody of said child. Took the mom as well as the husband(whom was on the aunts side) and they had the mom sign her... Read more »
answered on Jan 4, 2021
It depends. Were her rights terminated or did her sister just get custody? We are happy to schedule a consultation to discuss the situation further. The consultations last about an hour and cost $100. 770-723-7211.
If those funds are intended for the relief of the financial burdens of the American populus, incurred due to COVID-19. If the state plans to cannibalize those funds, How is this "help" going to due anymore than the last so called "help" for those who we're struggling Pre-COVID?
answered on Dec 29, 2020
Yes, the state will take the funds and give them to the custodial parent for child support arrears. The state isn't cannibalizing the funds. The money is owed for child support that should have been paid previously, so that is where the money is going - to help the child.
answered on Oct 26, 2020
The statute that you are referring to is o.c.g.a. 17-7-50....if true, the judge would be required to set a reasonable bond upon petition by the Defendant. There are exceptions if the state intends to seek the death penalty. Specifically, the state can seek additional time (90 more days) to... Read more »
Does it state in the Ga law in regards to the new covid laws that someone who is still incarcerated almost 6 months now should be let out into the community pending there finally revocation hearing.. And we have been told that ga laws are on suspension but does the law not state the longest... Read more »
answered on Jul 17, 2020
This is not a probate question. It should be posted in the criminal law section.
And those hendered your rights to justice Would there be a conflict of interest in any other case in that court system?
answered on Jun 24, 2020
Generally speaking, the answer is no. However, more information is needed about your specific circumstances. It may be best to speak with an attorney who can assess the details of your concerns.
We are glad to assist you. Contact us whenever you are ready.
We wish you well.... Read more »
Is it Ga law that someone is to have a revocation hearing within 60 days from the arrest date or the case is to be dismissed for lack of speedy trail as this is a violation of someone sixth amendment right, also that a person can only be held for a total of 180 days before they have to be released
answered on Jun 5, 2020
No and no, there is no set statutory time period for a person to have a probation revocation hearing. It must be within "a reasonable time". There is no speedy trial for revocation. The 180 days to be released I believe has to do with interstate detainers not probation revocations.
georgia code 16-11-130 says military are exempt, so are service members allowed to conceal carry while they're on leave and not for military training purposes?
answered on Apr 23, 2020
More information is needed before an accurate answer can be provided. It is best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your circumstances.
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answered on Mar 23, 2020
You need to speak with a Georgia criminal defense attorney about this, not an administrative law attorney. Based on the time elapsed, you've probably contacted someone by now. If you haven't, do so without delay. If you are in financial difficulty with hiring an attorney to defend you,... Read more »
This question is for attorneys well-versed in USPS regulations. Does a county police officer (not state or Federal) have the right to stop and interrogate a USPS mail carrier to ask them to verify an addressee's name on a delivered mail item? The police officer in this analogy has no search... Read more »
answered on Jan 17, 2020
The simple answer is no. Since USPS is a governmental agency with specific regulations and rules, it is best to sift all these type grievances through their channels. On the surface, it appears to be a privacy issue. It is always best to consult an attorney who can assess the specifics of your... Read more »
In November my child and others received a nude photo of another child (Victim) from a 3rd kid, (Sender). Child immediately deletes picture and never resent it to anyone. This all happened outside of school.
Today - 2 months later, Victim informs someone at school that picture may be... Read more »
answered on Nov 23, 2019
It is difficult to provide you with an accurate answer, more details about your case are certainly needed. It is in your best interest to contact an attorney who will, at minimum, review your case and provide counsel on what your next steps and options are.
We are glad to assist you. I... Read more »
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