I'm worried they may use past conversations off of a cell phone they stole from me and they have hacked into my other phones as well they have put cameras in my home and been watching me through my TV. My husband has been talking to this woman and she is the one doing this to me and he is... Read more »
Her name was on a students hit list. The school has a zero tolerance policy and only suspended the student for 10 days with a potential expulsion based on a closed door expulsion hearing that we are not allowed to go to. What would be our best avenue for how to handle this legally potentially... Read more »
Talk to your local county prosecutors office, which might want investigate and will decide whether to pursue a criminal action. Then use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who handles civil litigation cases.
So I'm 23 matched with a girl on a dating app at first she said she was 23 we get off the app talked for a few days over the phone once said she was 16 then other time said she was 17 and 2 sexual was shared well a few hours ago "her father" called on the number we was texting on... Read more »
This is most likely a scam aimed at trying to scare you into giving them money. That said, while the age of consent in Ohio is 16, an adult who engages in a sexual relationship with a minor is taking big legal risks. First, any pornographic images of the minor are highly illegal child pornography....Read more »
I was an addict and had drugs on me which was found due to them being able to search bc of window tint being too dark.. the cop is pushing to charge me with trafficking. I have never been in trouble and they're saying maybe drug court.. but I was told I would have to plead guilty I am lost... Read more »
Section 3 of the Ohio Application for License to Carry a Concealed Handgun states:
FOR THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS 6, 7A, 7B, DO NOT INCLUDE ANY CONVICTION FOR WHICH A COURT HAS ORDERED SEALED OR EXPUNGED OR RELATIVE TO WHICH A COURT HAS GRANTED RELIEF FROM DISABILITY PURSUANT TO ORC 2923.14,... Read more »
Warrants are usually obtained in these situations, yes. But whether they are legally required is a fact specific inquiry because only certain people can assert a legitimate privacy interest in a parcel. If you have been charged with an offense, you should hire an attorney to investigate all the...Read more »
They issued a warrant but told him over the phone he just needs to come to the court to receive the indictment and set a court date and he won't be arrested at that time, is this true or a trick? Also, what should he do concerning going forward with the charge/indictment? The case was closed,... Read more »
I live in Cleveland Ohio, I teach at a Middle School, one of my students threatened me (he wrote a hit list with my name and several other students' names with the intent of physically harming us) I filed a police report. Now the detective is asking me if I want to prosecute or not? I will... Read more »
You could file a civil lawsuit against him instead of pursuing a criminal case. But if you choose to do so, expect the defense to note that you did not pursue criminal charges and argue that shows it wasn't a big deal.
She said I had threatened her so I was charged with 4th degree misdemeanor and given probation, fine, and therapy and AA. I wasn't able to complete the therapy due to work, couldn't keep missing work for random drug test and therapy or I would have lost my job. The worst of it all is, I... Read more »
It sounds like you plead guilty or no contest, which makes it awfully difficult to turn around and say the allegations were false. Meet with a local attorney to discuss your options for avoiding more consequences as a result failing to complete therapy and take drug tests.
My parents file a sheriffs report in Perry County that I had their car to long. I was pulled over and arrested the next day in Franklin County and upon arrest I was released because my parents ultimately just wanted there car back and didn't want to press charges. Well 4 days later a Perry... Read more »
Police are not required to charge you immediately following a situation. There are limitations periods by statute: 6 months to charge a minor misdemeanor, 2 years for a misdemeanor, 6 months for a general felony, etc. As with the situation you described, there are often questions as to whether or...Read more »
Help me with her because she's "18" she's not taking any of her depression meds birth control or anything she's doing drugs and drinking every day with this boyfriend 16 yes old police won't help me school is pressuring me I've told them she ran away but they said... Read more »
At 18, she is considered an independent adult, and she can make her own decisions free from parental control. You could file with the probate court to obtain guardianship of her -- if there is a doctor diagnosis that she might be a danger to herself or for other medical or psychological reasons....Read more »
These cases are fact specific because only certain people can claim a legitimate privacy interest in a package, but anticipatory search warrants are often obtained to place GPS devices into packages that are sent out for controlled delivery.
In some limited cases, you can bring a claim for nuisance against the bar and seek to enjoin it from operating. This is typically done by the municipality, sometimes by a community development clinic or other non-profit, and very infrequently done by private individuals.
The road. I walked to work to get gas can and when I returned the police were there. They ran my license and came back suspended(I was unaware). They gave me about 60 seconds and said they were towing it. But I'm order to tow it they had to search it and paraphernalia and drugs were found... Read more »
Not going to be thrown out. You need to an attorney to review for your case. Inventory search is valid when towing, which was legal due to your suspension. Knowledge of drugs and paraphernalia is not required to charge you. I recommend hiring an attorney for any possible motion to suppress issues,...Read more »
Well, you can talk to the prosecutor about it. Occasionally they decide not to move forward with a case based on new info or an uncooperative victim. In this case it would help A LOT if you could show them you found the phone. If you don’t have it, they probably aren’t going to believe you...Read more »
My record was also sealed my lawyer had done. Could it not been sent to federal government database? Theres nothing of me in the system my lawyer had clerk of courts run me an theres nothing in the system of me in ohio
Some employers are exempt from the record sealing laws and can see a sealed record. Adult records are never truly destroyed. The basic rule of thumb is that any employer who will put the physical safety of living human beings in your hands is exempt: hospitals, schools, law enforcement, day and...Read more »
Yes, the State can and probably will proceed to prosecute. The question of whether or not the confession comes into evidence will be decided by a motion to suppress it. If it does come in, and it probably will, then the defense is free to argue to the jury that it is unreliable but how much weight...Read more »
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