The DCFS and District Attorney investigations are separate matters with different objectives. It's difficult to assess how dropped charges may affect the DCFS investigation - it's heavily dependent on the specific facts of the case.
I got a U.S. District Court Violation Notice in Death valley National park under - "36 CFR § 4.22" - "Unsafe operation".- "Failing to maintain that degree of control of a motor vehicle necessary to avoid danger to persons, property or wildlife."
This is basically a federal traffic citation, most likely an infraction. Like other traffic citations, it could impact your DMV record and insurance costs. It's very unlikely to have any effect on employment or immigration. You can contest the citation if you believe there is a basis for doing...View More
If you've been charged, you should immediately consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney or ask the court to appoint you a public defender, and then discuss the case with your attorney as to what you should do.
It all depends on why the resentencing was ordered. If it has to do with information in the PSR, such as guideline calculations, then the PSR will be revised accordingly, although the presentence investigation is not redone in its entirety.
I have a have federal Narcotics case, and I am being charged with uncharged conduct instead of the narcotics in my car. My lawyer passed away in Jan. A day befor the plea deal And I am out of money as I paid her 15,000. Is there anyway the courts can pay for my attorney instead of getting a court... View More
The court will only pay for court-appointed attorneys, which include either a public defender or a private panel attorney. Also, there are some excellent private criminal attorneys who will work pro bono or at reduced rates in cases like yours. They can be hard to find but they're out there....View More
Impossible to say except that it is a very serious charge, and a custodial sentence is likely. The term and other conditions will depend on a number of factors, including the experience, skill, and preparedness of your defense attorney.
I was charged with two counts of felony commercial burglary and one count a position is stolen property. The DA offered 1 felony commercial burglary charge for 1 year probation, no jail, fine, restitution. During negotiations the DA then offered to make the Felony a misdemeanor with 1 year court... View More
Rather than negotiate your plea settlement in a public forum with strangers, I strongly recommend you consult with your attorney on the case for all your options and which ones you should accept or reject.
So I got my felony reduced to a misdemeanor and it was my first offense. I was on supervised low risk probation but after the reduction I’m no longer on supervised probation but I’m still on probation til May 2022. When I first signed paperwork I had to wave, what I believe was, my fourth... View More
The most significant ones include the right to vote and to own a firearm. You also may answer that you do not have a felony conviction when applying for employment, credit, ect. This all assumes this is your only felony of course.
Most county jail systems have an online service for the public to check who's in custody. You can try that. Also, inmates are allowed to make a certain number of calls, so you might hear from your boyfriend who can inform you where he is.
It depends on the conditions of the person's parole. Parole conditions in many jurisdictions subject the person to search by any law enforcement officer with or without probable cause and with or without reasonable suspicion. Under these circumstances, the officer can arguably stop the vehicle...View More
Being charged with three Felony Gun crimes The case was based off of an arrest of someone who provided information to the detectives and now they are willing to testify for my defense that they did provide false information to the officer in exchange for consideration to the DA for cooperation How... View More
It depends on what false information was provided, under what circumstances, and many other potential factors. You should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney to determine your best options and how to proceed.
My ex bf framed me for robbery at his house while he was arrested. When he got released he reported me to the police but did not press any charges. He told me he needed to do this because he wanted to cash a check from his home insurance. Which he did. Now we are broken up and he threatens to press... View More
You should consult with a local, experienced criminal defense attorney for advice. If you cannot afford retained counsel and have already been charged, you can request the appointment of a public defender.
I got into a fight with a guy at my dinner living home. His friend held me from behind while he got me in a choke hold. The police arrived and I was bleeding from my ear. He wasn't bleeding. They arrested me only.
The judge and attorney had pointed out that they acknowledge this, a motion for dismissal was entered in October however it hasn't been addressed and the 2 counties are passing him back and forth even trying to revoke the bond paid already in one county.
Sentencing hearing dates are set based on the needs of the court, the parties, and the type of case it is. Without knowing anything about the case, it's impossible to say why the hearing would have been scheduled as a delayed hearing.
Back passenger of a vehicle stopped for a brake light out. Last arrest was in 2012, no violence, weapons or drug charges. completely sober at arrest. Not on probation or parole and denied permission to search person or property.
It's impossible to know for sure without a thorough review of all relevant facts, including the circumstances of the offense and the history and characteristics of the defendant. It's best to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss your case in detail and know all your...View More
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