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Q: What happens if you sherriff issued summons for criminal tresspassing
Luke Rioux Esq
Luke Rioux Esq answered on Jan 17, 2013

What happens if a sheriff issues you a summons? You need to appear in court at the date on the summons.

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Q: Can a florida judge state that he isn't going to give time certain trial date due to the fact we live in maine?
Luke Rioux Esq
Luke Rioux Esq answered on Jan 17, 2013

I don't really understand the question but I also don't know of any rule requiring that the florida judge schedule things in a particular way. Maybe ask a Florida Attorney.

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Q: Can a person's probation be revoked in Maine if their restitution is not fully paid yet, but they made a good faith effort?
Luke Rioux Esq
Luke Rioux Esq answered on Jan 17, 2013

If the probation included a condition that the restitution must be paid before the end of probation, the answer is "yes." The state must file a motion to revoke probation before the probation ends. The judge would then decide what to do. If you have made efforts to pay, you would likely be given... Read more »

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Q: How long does the warrant of arrest stay active?
Luke Rioux Esq
Luke Rioux Esq answered on Jan 17, 2013

Until the warrant is served or recalled. Arrest warrants are served by arresting the person. A criminal defense attorney can file a motion to recall a warrant and a judge might choose to recall the warrant under some circumstances.

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Q: Whats the max penilty for 2 class b felony charges of theft of a firearm and gun possession
Luke Rioux Esq
Luke Rioux Esq answered on Jan 17, 2013

The maximum sentence for class B felony charges is 10 years in prison. If both charges stem from the same criminal act (stealing the gun and then possessing the same gun) then the sentences would need to be concurrent, meaning you might get 10 years on each but they are served at the same time. If... Read more »

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Q: If someone has a warrant for absconding probation with only 5 months left what can be done to get the warrant dropped
Luke Rioux Esq
Luke Rioux Esq answered on Jan 17, 2013

This is a very serious situation. The most basic condition of probation is to show up for your scheduled check ins. The amount of time left on probation does not have much to do with the severity of the violation. In Maine Criminal Courts, any violation can result in the person serving the... Read more »

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