Yes, the statute of limitations on Felonies is, at minimum three years. They could charge him anytime after three years on a felony offense. He is also looking at a probation violation on top of that. You should hire counsel immediately.
i got the warrant for missing court and i missed court due to my medical problems and i have been undergoing treatment for the past year. I am now at the end of treatment for now and i will continue treatment in 5 weeks but for the mean time i want to clear up my warrant is there anything i can do... Read more »
I am sure you could get the warrant recalled. You would just have to go to court, go see the clerk and ask that the case be put on calendar. The judge would easily recall the warrant and give you an extension of time. If you have an attorney, the attorney can do it without you but would need proof...Read more »
My father has been a federal inmate since 1996, while attempting to get his elderly home confinement processed, I was notified he has an outstanding warrant for a misdemeanor from 1996 in Los Angeles California...the BOP counselor is giving us no information except that. I have contacted the... Read more »
probably the cleanest is to call the clerk directly (no easy task, of course). Alternatively, you could hire an attorney to go pull the records or an attorney service in Los Angeles. The latter would probably be the most cost-effective.
There was mild traumatic brain injury to my passenger. I was not under the influence and I dont have a license. I'm 18 years old. I did call 911 to bring help to passenger but I panicked and went to get help from mom.
You could be punished both for the new crime and buy additional time remaining on the probation case. I strongly recommend not commenting any further about details and hiring an attorney right away. Sounds like he did a lot of good things at the beginning that may help you at the end.
You should hire an attorney and go to court to get the warrant cleared up as soon as possible. If you cannot afford an attorney, contact your local public defenders office, let them know your situation and appear with one of them.
What is the simple procedure to change "arrested" to "detained"? It's as simple as going to the Police Station and filling out the form correct? And this will change the status? How long does it take for the status change? Can anyone go and get the form that honor 849.5 code/law? Can we fill it out... Read more »
The police department can issue a Detention only letter for you. Any records check will reflect a detention only. If that isn’t sufficient you may need to file a petition for factual innocence at the courthouse where your case would have been heard had it been filed. That is a noticed motion with...Read more »
You may fill out a form called a 1203.4. You will have to pay a filing fee of $150 and if you have not committed any probation violations are new crimes during the probationary period of those cases, the court will grant the motion and expunge the case.
A license to California attorney can represent you anywhere in the state. It makes sense however to hire someone who is local to you as they are familiar with local court processes, judges and prosecutors. The fee you would pay would correspond with the charge you have any criminal history you...Read more »
The answer depends on what the reason is for the suspension. If it’s for a DUI then you are looking at jail time otherwise, you could avoid jail. Is there some reason you can’t get a valid drivers license in California? Often times, it’s just because of some fines or fees that were not paid...Read more »
My son is a Kern Regional client due to his Developmental Disabilities. He was arrested last week for making a threat. He also has Bipolar 1. He is currently gravely disabled and cannot make any decisions on his own behalf. I have tried to speak with a mental health worker to check on him. They... Read more »
He should be appointed a public defender who can tell the court of his illness and the court can declare a doubt about his ability to understand the proceedings against him under 1367 of the Penal Code. He will be evaluated by psychologists and the criminal proceedings will be suspended. He may...Read more »
If you consented to the search of your backpack, it’s very unlikely that a judge would throw out the case because the police officer had permission to search the bag.If he didn’t get your permission and just took the bag and searched it and your lawyer should bring a suppression motion.
Yes, as a matter of law you’re entitled to counsel of your own choosing. However, the court has to balance the rights of the victim and the legal process before granting such a motion. If it’s on the day of the trial, it would be extremely unlikely for a judge to do so. I recommend contacting a...Read more »
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