He went to jail the night he was destructive to my home and is serving 3 years in county . He said he would help with damages and moving and will not now . My whole life was turned upside down and left me and my son homeless . I wasn't even home when he did what he did . I have pictures and he was... Read more »
This really isn’t a criminal law question. Of course, I would encourage you to file a small claims action against the landlord for stealing your deposit. I’m sorry all this is happening to you it must be incredibly stressful.
it was filed as a felony but laws have been passed and now its considered a misdaminor a bench warrent was issued for him he has gone back to take care of it my question is will they still run it as a felony or drop it to a misdaminor and what are the chances of him not serving time he did 10.5... Read more »
While I imagine this is tough to prove the defense would want the court to entertain a motion to dismiss and a mistrial. Prosecutorial misconduct is serious and it' s not easy to prove, either. But I would pursue it if the facts are there.
I was passed out drunk and on pills with a group of people commiting a burglary. I was woke up and told to run when the home owner showed up. When the cops picked me up 3 hours later I explained I had no idea what was happening because I was passed out .
First, I recommend not posting details on this public website. And what you told me there does not appear to be any intent to steal or any other felonious intent prior to entering.. Based on that, you may have a complete defense to the charge of burglary.
It’s possible that the DA would proceed without the witness and just rely on the video as evidence of identity and the assault itself. I would highly recommend hiring an attorney and attempt to interview the alleged victim. Remember not to post any personal information on this website. It is public.
If you have been charged, then hire an experienced attorney and show them the bill of sale and if your license is suspended then go to the DMV and get it cleared up. Many judges will dismiss with a fine if they're shown a valid license.
I was to surrender for 171 day sentence for a probation violation I got to the court room 10 mins late because I got into the wrong line outside I was sent to the clerk to check in she tried to call the courtroom but no one answered so she put me back on calendar for this Tuesday. Will I get extra... Read more »
A qualified attorney can get the warrant out of the system immediately. If it's merely a petty theft, you likely won't need any bail. Get it cleared up with either a private attorney or a public defender and see what you can do to get the charges dismissed.
carol b miller) without legal representation? again, this is an infraction not a misdemeanor. this was simply an oversight and will be attempting to explain to the judge what happened in hopes that he will find there was no intent to steal. the item- 4 pedals from an artificial flower bush sold in... Read more »
I recommend hiring a lawyer. If you have no criminal history, a lawyer may be able to get the case dismissed. It's helpful to give the lawyer as much background on you as possible so that he/she may humanize you and explain that this situation is out of character and possibly a mistake on the part...Read more »
Loud negative insulting statements about the case, the DA was there during these outbursts then she went inside court while these comments intimidated anyone in their presents others (witnesse's friend) came to speak to these witnesses about the case also.
This situation may give rise to a motion for mistrial. The defense attorney should inform the court and request a voir dire of the jury to determine if anyone heard anything and if so, were they influenced by the comment and how? The court can weigh the statements and decide if a mistrial is...Read more »
If the witness gave unfavorable testimony toward the defendant, then of course it will leave negative thoughts in the minds of the jury. If the jury was sleeping and the defendant's attorney didn't notify the court, there is little that can be done if the case is over and the behavior wasn't...Read more »
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