Unfortunately I am a drug user to put it bluntly, tonight my boyfriend and I were surrounded after meeting someone and they found nothing and we went home. Now, they have undercover posted near our house watching us. Can they legally raid us or do anything. Isn’t this harassment because we... Read more »
They can't just raid your home. They would have to obtain a search warrant before they can do anything. In order for a judge to sign off on it, the police must submit an affidavit stating why they believe contraband will be found on your home.
i.e. She says we could not buy fireworks once and I leapt at her and punched her in the face. I have no police records at all, not even speeding. She has no medical records. My kids (all of them!) could testify that this is false and that I have nowhere near that kind of temperament. She has a... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear about the restraining order issue. At this point, you can ask the judge to terminate or modify the order. If you have an adult child, as you do, it is best to see if he/she is willing to testify. It's important to have an attorney present to advocate on...Read more »
the person who called is an alcoholic and was in bed not knowing anything and just assumed the worse mean While the person i was arguing with was off her medication and not her normal self and I had left to De-escalate and came back the next day to collect my belongings to then find out and my... Read more »
If you've been found indigent, the court will provide you with an attorney. Massachusetts has some great court appointed lawyers. If you can afford private counsel, you can go that route. It sounds like your case is still in the pretrial stage. It's important that you communicate with...Read more »
Grandson arrested for Tagging in Brighton MA. Sentanced to 18m or Community Service. He was strung out on drugs we sent him to Recovery America for help. They sent him to Calif. He is two years sober and wants to clear things and get new start. He is still in Calif. What can we do?
First let me command him for getting sober and maintaining it. In order to remove a default warrant, he would need to physically be here and go to court to remove it. If he's able to show that he attended a program and is maintaining his sobriety, it is unlikely that the court...Read more »
I was driving last night and someone was in front of me on my college campus. The street is divided by a single solid line. The person infront of me was brake checking. So I tried to go around them and then they sped up. So I went back in my lane. Well campus police saw that I was trying to pass... Read more »
You will be summonsed to appear in court. Hopefully it will be for a clerk magistrates hearing. If it is, then with the assistance of an attorney, you may be able to have the case dismissed before. A clerk magistrates hearing will determine if there is probable cause to charge you with a crime....Read more »
Thank you for reaching out to me and I am happy to assist you. If you are a permanent resident, you call file for an adjustment of status for your wife. Please consult with an immigration attorney before you do.
I was accused by ex boyfriend of threatening him because he had filed for a no harassment order against my spouse.. which I knew nothing about. I had made a phone call about our shared daughter and was in turn threatened and told him I was going to the police. he beat me to it. However, I had... Read more »
On October 18th, 2013 I failed to appear in court in Worcester county for a small possession charge (less than .2 grams. I was smoking a joint the summer of 2013 when I was stopped by officers who confiscated a small joint roach (the end of the joint) and arrested me on the spot. I failed to appear... Read more »
If the possession is for under an ounce of marijuana, the case should be dismissed. I would suggest you call an attorney in Massachusetts. You will have to appear in court to get the default removed and hopefully have the case dismissed the same day. You will not be able...Read more »
You can be charged with an OUI drugs for smoking marijuana. The officer should have had a drug recognition expert conduct some tests to determine if you were under the influence. Speak with a criminal defense attorney.
You have every right not to answer that specific question. That can be an incriminating statement that the police can use against you. You also do not have to take the field sobriety test or the breathalyzer.
If he hit my phone out of my hand and it hit my stomach and im pregnant it was an accident can they drop the charges if i tell the DA that it was a accident and he didn't intentionally try to hurt me or the baby?
Typically a new complaint will not issue unless they said they would continue the case for x amount of months with the condition that you do not violate those conditions. Speak with an attorney so they can find out what happened.
My wife has recently obtained her citizenship through Naturalization. She is an active duty (Reserve but on active duty status since she is in a-school now). We have been married over 5 years and we both obtained our green cards 2 years ago. Now that she is a citizen and a military member, Am I... Read more »
If your wife is a U.S. Citizen, you can become a permanent resident through her. If you already received your permanent residency five years ago, you are eligible to be become a citizen. Please speak with an experienced attorney.
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