Please make sure that you do not miss your court date, however, if you have not already done so, then please contact a few criminal defense attorneys and hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. That is something you need to do immediately.
I pled guilty without being aware of my right to be convicted by the unanimous vote of a jury. Because of Johnson and Apodaca, the state will try to say that they acted in good faith. But the U.S. Supreme Court did not know that Louisiana used the non unanimous jury law for discrimination purposes.... Read more »
Without knowing more of your situation and the underlying facts and circumstances of the charge, one cannot provide you good advice, however what I do suggest is that you contact a criminal defense lawyer and/or appellate lawyer with knowing of handling post-conviction relief and pardons and have...Read more »
On three separate court dates, I was told the district attorney's office hadn't decided to "pickup charge" yet. I was told this same statement by the magistrate/admin law Judge at each court appearance, being given a later court date after each appearance; however, after the... Read more »
Since you have been charged, I recommend that you hire a criminal defense attorney to represent you as well as address the question(s) you have post here. It is better to pay an attorney now that perhaps have a conviction on your record. Good luck.
My grandson drove a person a home. He told him that the home owner left something for him in the back of the house. Within 5 minutes the friend was back in my grandson's truck. Once he got into the truck and my grandson was pulling out he told my grandson what he did. He broke into the... Read more »
If the prosecution will accept a a no contest plea then you can do so, however before you try to do this, I would recommend that you consult with a criminal defense attorney or 2 in your area to discuss whether or not it's in your best interests. A no contest plea is essentially a conviction...Read more »
The person or persons who stated this knows what he intended for those 2 quotes to mean. We answering are only here to guess/give an opinion. That said, “these matters are not accepted for prosecution” usually means that the prosecutor/district attorney has decided not to pursue the charges...Read more »
It is highly unlikely that yo will go to jail if you following the orders of the court. That said, your goal here should not be going to jail but mitigating the charge to keep it off of your record. The best way to do this is to hire a criminal defense lawyer in your area-----or at least consult...Read more »
I was pulled over by an unmarked vehicle with four men not in uniform. They did not identify themselves. I exited my vehicle to see what they needed. They immediately pushed me on the hood of the vehicle and placed me in handcuffs. They searched me extensively without a warrant and without my... Read more »
If you have been offered a plea bargain of 30 years based on your post, then something (perhaps a lot) is missing. That said, just on the amount of time you are offered, you need to immediately hire a criminal defense attorney to make sure your rights are protected and that you are aware of your...Read more »
First think you should do is contact a few criminal defense attorneys in your area ---consult with them then then hire that one with whom you are most comfortable to begin representing you immediately.
I think you are looking at this wrong. Since the "victim" is an EMS personnel, this probably falls under RS 14:34.8 - Battery of emergency room personnel, emergency services personnel, or a healthcare professional. This in many instances is a misdemeanor with greater penalties than...Read more »
Based on your post, and while I do not know the specifics of all of this, my recommendation is that you should have your fiance take care of the New Mexico business ahead of time and before you get married. You do not want his past to all of a sudden impact you present or your future.
My husband had appeared in court via Zoom because of covid and was somehow issued a bench warrant. The following court date, our court appointed lawyer got the judge to recall the warrant. In the meantime, he was already booked and spent $2,000.00 on bail (for the warrant be shouldve never had) now... Read more »
I hired a former district attorney to represent me in a federal criminal matter. He did not disclose to me that he was not admitted to practice in federal court. In reviewing my file for appeal I found a notice from the Government to the Court stating that he was not admitted to practice. Neither... Read more »
If this is a search warrant, then an accused's name is not needed-----the presiding Judge has to determine whether or not the affidavit in support of the search warrant provides enough information to justify/allow for a search of the area to be search and also for what is sought.
Can your 13 year old be issued a citation for trespassing? Yes, this can happen, however, for his to be found "guilty" the prosecution will have to provide its case beyond a reasonable doubt. I would recommend that you hire (or at lease consult with) a criminal defense attorney (and one...Read more »
To clarify, in Louisiana, I was given a 1 yr suspended sentence (probation), then caught a new charge while on probation. I was arrested, then self revoked my probation, sentenced to 1 yr DOC (which should have left me with like 2 more weeks, but DOC miscalculated my time -OR- JPCC turned in my... Read more »
More information is needed in order to more properly reply to your post---that said, if prosecuted you most likely need to make restitution. I highly recommend that you and hire a criminal defense lawyer in your area to begin mitigating and preparing a strategy for your defense. Good luck.
Since you have felony charge(s), I would also recommend that you immediately seek to hire a criminal defense lawyer to represent you on both charges. If you already have a lawyer for the attempt second degree murder, then contact that lawyer about representing you on the new arrest and discuss...Read more »
The courthouse is closed today (Memorial Day) is closed so I suggest that you simply show up at the district courthouse in the jurisdiction you were arrested Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. You do not want to miss your court date as that would result in a bench warrant being issued. Since you have a felony...Read more »
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