Anyone can do anything. But that does not mean its valid. First of all, a lawyer does not press charges. Charges are in the name of The People of the State of New Jersey. Not the lawyer. In my view, a text from a lawyer is not legitimate way to contact. Knowing some more about the facts would...Read more »
Yes you should always retain a lawyer when facing a criminal charge. If you are undocumented, the stakes are even higher. There have been stories about ICE showing up to courts. I cannot predict if you will have issues if this is a first offense. I would retain a criminal lawyer and recommend...Read more »
i have text messages from one of the persons listed as a co conspirator, asking my daughter to go out and eat..when she showed up they trashed a building and then were questioned by police. She went out thinking she was going to dinner not breaking into a building. plz help
My wife started receiving calls and texts saying I was cheating with this person for 2 week's straight all day and night from numerous numbers blocked numbers etc... so one day after work my wife, daughter and I took a ride somewhere and another text with my car in my parking lot at home came in... Read more »
We are not permitted to solicit business on this site. So you need to look around and contact lawyers that interest you. Many cases are filed and a great many are shams. My firm recently represented a Giant's player who was accused of domestic violence and we were able to have the TRO dismissed....Read more »
There are many angles to this. Would need to know more about the facts and your background. But yes this will show up on criminal background and you would be wise to hire a lawyer and do everything you can do to keep it off record.
Its difficult to respond because I am not sure what the question is. Were you arrested? For what? Who searched you? What did they do? What did they find? What does the guest and the fight have to do with the police? Why were the police there? Was it in a car? Home? In Public? Additional...Read more »
Depending on the facts you can apply for PCR on the first. But based on State v. Faison that will not help you on the 2C 40-26. If it is a Mark Dennis Issue that might be different. If you have been in court for 2 years you have a lawyer and you should really be talking with them. Generally it is...Read more »
Case info says Philadelphia but asks about New Jersey. I am not sure if there is some confusion on that. I do not know what you mean about how many steps. What ca. You do? Plead not guilty and hire a lawyer who can go through the law and facts and represent you to achieve the best result.
She let someone use her car . I know everyone says it’s not mine but it truly wasn’t hers. They did arrest her. She has never been in trouble with drugs before. She told me they didn’t read her rights to her. What can happen. Is it possible for this to be thrown out? Very worried!
She is likely facing an indictable crime (aka felony), 3rd degree punishable by 3-5 years incarceration. Loss of drivers license. It is not unheard of for a first time offender to be given probation. There may be issues on the search and miranda. Unable to know for sure without access to the...Read more »
If you are detained and searched by a state trooper and they find what they say is heroin but the person says they don't know what that is are they required to test the drug in your presence before charging you with possession?
Also if there is a prescription pill bottle with a pill in it... Read more »
There is no requirement for a field test. The suspected substance will be sent to the State Police Forensic Lab for scientific testing. The remainder of your questions are fact specific and it would be best to retain counsel to go through those as you are facing a 3rd degree charge (3-5 years)...Read more »
I was at a bar for a couple of hours, enough to get drunk. My car was double parked and when I get out I went to my car to stay warm while I waited for my girl to pick me up, meanwhile someone had called the cops saying I was driving drunk , but when the cops came I was sleeping .. they gave me DUI... Read more »
I recently took a similar case to trial and received a not guilty verdict. The police will claim that while you had not yet operated the vehicle, that you intended to do so. It is a question of fact. I am sorry that you do not have confidence in your attorney. Many people hire a lawyer based on...Read more »
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