It is severe enough that you could have a criminal conviction and loose your driving privileges for 2 years. As a first offender you most likely will not go to jail. But once on probation many get violated and do end up with worse sanctions. So I would recommend you be represented by a lawyer.
You will need to retain experienced counsel who will review the facts of the case and proceed in advocating your case to the County prosecutor. There is no guarantee. But with lout counsel it’s not just going to happen.
You are facing a criminal record and possibly loosing your license for 2 years. The prosecutor could decide to drop the charge based on card or reasonably say that you did not have it when you were arrested and continue to prosecute you. With no legal knowledge you are putting yourself at risk...Read more »
Police, emt's, prosecutor that it was an accident and they still want to press charges. Lowest charge from a level 3 to level 2 felony. I have no arrest history or traffic violation, nor domestic violence charges. In the midst of all of this chaos, I lost my mom on Nov. 18th of last year right... Read more »
You need to retain a private criminal defense lawyer, particularly one who is experienced with domestic violence matters. Prosecutors are very reluctant to dismiss a DV case due to fear of being accused as soft on DV. A second degree charge involves a presumption of incarceration for 5+ years....Read more »
I went to court to press charges against my daughter’s(5 months old) father because I found him molesting her. At court my sister told me that they will give my daughter to him, so I decided to leave but the court took my information and sent DCF to my house. DCF spoke to me and I told them what... Read more »
There is case law that the cart needs to be capable of operation. So a possible defense. But there is an inference from the fact that the car was on the shoulder that you had operated before it ran out of gas.
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.
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