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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Florida on
Q: My husband is currently been detained for battery on a leo and did not want to take it to trail and changed his plea

From not guilty to guilty. They are trying to extradite him back to the Philippines. How do we fight thia case. We have 2 kids and he had been a residences of the United States for over 30 years

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answered on Jul 12, 2022

It sounds like your husband pled guilty to a criminal offense and is now, or is about to be, in removal (deportation) proceedings before an Immigration Court. Even if a person is deportable, there may be forms of relief available to help them stay in the United States. Like our firm, there are... Read more »

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Q: When a person is deemed incompetent through a judge, does that mean that they have to let them go ROR if currently incar

My son is in jail for violation of an injunction for the second time, however there is a motion to dismiss the injunction. Also he had a compentency test and it stated he was unable to stand trial or enter a plea

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answered on Jan 21, 2022

A judge does not have to, and often won't, release a person who has been found incompetent to stand trial. Typically, that person will be sent to a hospital to be treated. This is called involuntary commitment and is authorized under Florida Statute 916.13, which lists the factors required... Read more »

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Q: First time offender, charged with 1st degree robbery w/a firearm, Likely sentence? Second time felon same charge, same ?

1st offender, woman/mom. Used weapon other than gun, was picked out of lineup, texts with pictures, phone logs with victim minutes prior to crime, toll logs of witness described vehicle leaving area within minutes of the crime. Being held on no bond. Concerned mainly what kind of trouble is mom... Read more »

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answered on Dec 10, 2021

In Florida, there are sentencing guidelines for each offense that typically drive a prosecutor's state offer and factor into a judge's decision on an appropriate and lawful sentence. A first time armed robbery conviction would score a substantial prison sentence. If a person has prior... Read more »

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