I haven't had any checks in over 10 years, and I'm trying to see is it a statue of limitations on that issue, plus I'm sure my hand writing isn't on them, I understand they was my checks, so I'm responsible, but I don't have any money, struggling at home keeping my 70... Read more »
It really depends on whether you were ever arrested. If you were, then the statute of limitations does not apply; however, you may end up having a speedy trial issue given the length of time. Regardless, it is going to be in your best interest to either hire a lawyer or have a public defender start...Read more »
And also was told some of the charges where dropped but they wasn’t and got the papers after he was sentenced and a lot on it wasn’t true. And the judge made his discussion on letters that was sent in to him.the lawyer wasn’t a criminal lawyer and I have read before you take a open plea you... Read more »
From the looks of it, there may be a potential avenue for post conviction relief; however, it always depends on the particulars of a given case. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to see what, if anything, can be done.
Pleas generally cannot be appealed; however, depending on the circumstances, there may be an avenue for post conviction relief. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to see what, if anything, can be done.
There are pros and cons to taking an open plea; however, it always depends on the circumstances. For example, if the person is being charged for a nonviolent crime, and the prosecutor is offering too harsh of a plea recommendation, then the person may wish to enter an open plea in the hopes of...Read more »
No. There's no constitutional right to challenging a grand jury. Your constitutional right is a finding of probable cause before charges against you can proceed. That's the job of the grand jury. There may be a mechanism in your jurisdiction to challenge. In mine, it is very difficult and...Read more »
It is difficult to answer this question because you do not say why you would need to register. However, if you are under a legal duty to register, you will need to follow the requirements of the State and Court in which you were convicted. The best thing for you to do is contact your probation...Read more »
It always depends on the circumstances, particularly whether you do actually qualify for an expunction. Your best bet is going to be to reach out to a lawyer who has experience with expunctions and see if they are willing to work with you in terms of the pricing.
It's really all going to depend on the amount/weight that the crime lab determines was involved. If low enough, then it would be considered a misdemeanor. Regardless, the main thing is, assuming that you have been legitimately charged, you get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer so...Read more »
I have been given an attorney or anything I am talking to anybody about it how long do I have it's been two and a half years how long do I wait to see if they're going to dismiss it or they're going to take me to court
The statute of limitations for felony drug possession is 2 years unless you have absconded from the jurisdiction or have otherwise hidden your location such that you could not be served with an indictment.
Even though Mississippi has a statute of limitations on certain actions, that statute of limitations on applies if there has been no activity on a particular case, specifically, an arrest. Since there was an arrest over two years ago, then they have met the statute of limitations. The question then...Read more »
The guy who killed my wife’s brother was tried and released because of lack of evidence. Later on it was discovered that the DA withheld evidence that would have found him guilty. Now he can’t be retried for the same case and my wife’s family don’t see any way to receive justice for the... Read more »
Unfortunately, if the suspect has been tried and acquitted, he cannot be retried. You could sue him civilly, but that would probably not do you any good as he is more than likely unable to pay any Judgment. It seems that the only justice for your loved one would be to work to have the DA voted out...Read more »
Typically, if a probation officer intends to revoke a person's sentence, they will first detain the person, at which point they are required to bring the defendant in front of a judge within a certain amount of time so that they can actually revoke the person's sentence.
I’m trying to help my man out on his case & want to know the best way to obtain any information possible on the case. I’ve tried numerous website in the county, surrounding areas and state. I am not having any luck getting the information. I am not in the same state as the inmate so I know... Read more »
Your best bet is going to be to contact the local court clerk and see if they would make a copy of the entire court file for you; however, be warned, they will likely charge a copying fee for the entire file, which could run considerably high.
It really depends on the facts and circumstances of your case, as well as your background. Regardless, it is most definitely going to be in your best interest to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer sooner rather than later.
No. With the way that it works in Mississippi, there are certain crimes that are statutorily automatically considered violent felonies, so it would not have to be included on an indictment that the underlying crime is considered a violent crime.
Assuming that you do not have a valid prescription for it, if you were arrested and had it in your possession, you very well could be charged with possession of a controlled substance or some other related crime.
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