We were all drunk. They came, one with a gun and one without and threatened me and my family. I had a gun and told then to leave. A shot was fired by someone into the ground. They left. Who is most at fault?
answered on Apr 21, 2023
The answer depends on many factors. It really depends on the circumstances.
The law is RSA 627:4 Physical Force in Defense of a Person. –
I. A person is justified in using non-deadly force upon another person in order to defend himself or a third person from what he reasonably... Read more »
How would I go about doing that?
answered on Dec 19, 2022
You can fire any attorney. You would need to notify your lawyer and inform them you are unsatisfied with service and would like them to withdraw. If you have hired another lawyer the newly hired lawyer can contact the existing lawyer. It is routine that people are unhappy with their lawyer for... Read more »
If the warrant is for a FTA out of PA & they pick u up for that & hold you in jail until you go to court for an extradition hearing what can someone expect to happen?
answered on Dec 6, 2022
It depends on the warrant. The Extradition Clause in the US Constitution requires states, upon demand of another state, to deliver a fugitive from justice who has committed a "treason, felony or other crime" to the state from which the fugitive has fled. The state that issued the... Read more »
I work for a town municipal department in New Hampshire and we're (public works dept.) having trouble with some residents going through our road closed sign. Our signs are properly placed out from another. We have a "road closed ahead" at each entrance into the road and our... Read more »
answered on Jun 15, 2022
Thanks for posting your question. I represent only folks charged with a crime so I would do not actually bring any charges. However, in the past I have represented citizens that have been charged for entering a closed road with various violations.
I would think that your local PD would be... Read more »
answered on Jun 9, 2022
Grand jury hearings are secret in NH and federally.
A Grand Jury considers evidence presented by the government and decides whether there is sufficient evidence to formally charge a person with committing a crime.
Secrecy prevents those under scrutiny from fleeing or importuning... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2022
You should contact your defense lawyer. You should never speak with the prosecutor directly without your lawyer. If the information you have is valuable your lawyer should be able to assist you without risking any admission or other problems.
Do not talk to the prosecutor or police!
Driveway was posted however it was late and below freezing temperatures. Truck was about to die 100%. I'm on camera going up driveway and leaving. Never reached anyone for help. Found out months later there was a theft around the time I went up there to ask for a phone. Police are trying to... Read more »
answered on May 9, 2022
The answer really depends on the facts. You should contact a defense lawyer and consult about your case. If you have been charged with a criminal offense that means there is probable cause to arrest according to at least a police department and justice of the peace.
Call a well... Read more »
What is an actual free website to obtain information on the warrant in question? And what happens after they leave w/o an answer? Can they request a search warrant?
answered on Jun 1, 2023
A warrant is not limited to the county that issued it. Typically a warrant will be for a state or may include multiple states. If agent trying to enforce warrant does not get an answer they may simply come back. The warrant may indicate that it is a no knock warrant and police would be able to... Read more »
On March 3rd I had an incident with my ex girlfriend. I was called down to the police station after for questioning. After talking to them I was arrested
My charges are:
-Class A misdemeanor domestic violence simple assualt (I grabbed her arm)
-Class B misdemeanor Criminal... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2022
A DV simple assault carries with it many unforeseen consequences. It may impact your firearms rights and result in travel restrictions to Canada. I would encourage you to consult with a criminal defense attorney in the area where you are charged.
In many cases charges can be amended to... Read more »
answered on Feb 18, 2022
I think you are seeking information about a petition to annul a criminal conviction, RSA 651:5. There is a checklist found at the State of NH website: https://www.courts.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt471/files/documents/2021-04/annulmentchecklist.pdf
You have to follow the time frame in the... Read more »
I was sentenced to surrender for 30 days on weekends on 3/26/21. I had unforeseen circumstances to not surrender until 4/16/21 but continued to to do it every weekend until I finished with good behavior on 5/31/21. So I finished the sentence just 3 weeks late. Is that still bail jumping?
answered on Jan 6, 2022
Like many things in the law the answer is it depends.
642:8 Bail Jumping. –
I. A person is guilty of an offense if, after having been released with or without bail, he:
(a) knowingly fails to appear before a court as required by the conditions of his release; or... Read more »
1-ARRESTED OR RECEIVED 2010/07/09 SID- NH772089
AGENCY-POLICE DEPARTMENT LEBANON (NH0054400)
CHARGE 1-DRIVE/ OPER UNDER THE INFLUENCE-MISD B
2-ARRESTED OR RECEIVED 2010/07/14A SID- VT321608
AGENCY-HARTFORD PD WHITE RIVER JUNCTION... Read more »
answered on Aug 31, 2021
You will need to vacate the default and get put back on the trial list. The prosecutor will normally agree to this. Then we would proceed by getting discovery and analyzing your case. Sometimes older cases raise problems for the state as witnesses (police) may have retired and moved away. At a... Read more »
My court papers say that if I’m charged with any federal or misdemeanor crimes within the next 2 years than it’s a mandatory 30 days in jail. I was caught in hannaford with 50$ worth of items for my family and got caught, and I have a court hearing for the case 2 months from now. I’m the only... Read more »
answered on Aug 30, 2021
There is always a chance. Your best bet is to contact a competent defense lawyer in your area. If you qualify for a public defender request an attorney. Do not try to handle this on your own. A suspended sentence is not imposed until a final order from a court. Do not discuss case with anyone... Read more »
the samsara has in vehicle cameras as well as watches seatbelt use,speed,following distance etc.
answered on Aug 23, 2021
If you are required to have an interlock device installed then it must be there or you can be charged with
265-A:37 Alcohol Ignition Interlock Circumvention. –
I. Any person required by the court or by the commissioner of safety after a hearing pursuant to RSA 265-A:36-a to... Read more »
to control a combative/ assaultive individual who has or attempted to cause physical bodily harm to the guard/ officer or on another person. or is in the act of destruction of property where the security guard/officer is there to protect?
answered on Jun 18, 2021
A security guard is authorized to use the same degree of force as anyone else. In other words being a security guard means that a person may use force that is reasonable to protect a person or property. Handcuffs do not require a license and are not considered deadly force. If a security person... Read more »
My upstairs neighbor is extremely verbally abusive and has physically threatened her kids and me. I want to make it clear to the property management company how bad it is and want to record her from the hallway. NH is a two party consent state but the law seems to be written around direct... Read more »
answered on Jun 5, 2021
NH is a consent recording state, but if the person is yelling so loudly that it can be heard in a public place then I would agree they have no expectation of privacy. It seems like you could record from your own apartment or the hallway, do not amplify or use any device to enhance the sound.
The friend has changed his story 3 times already from saying my son gave them to him to he bought them from him or jumped him and took them
answered on Jun 5, 2021
It is impossible to know if any charges could be brought without more information. You should contact a defense attorney and provide more background.
It is always a good idea not to provide any statement to the police, indicating you have nothing to say is a good idea in almost all scenarios.
I have no violent felony’s but I have a felony drug possession charge. I live in New Hampshire
answered on Apr 19, 2021
The answer is really based on the definition of a deadly weapon found in RSA 159:3
159:3 Convicted Felons. –
I. A person is guilty of a class B felony if he:
(a) Owns or has in his possession or under his control, a pistol, revolver, or other firearm, or slungshot,... Read more »
Good afternoon, i was put on good behaviour for a violation on January 7th, 2019 and it ended on January 7th, 2020. I got arrested OUT OF STATE for an unfortunate violent crime on August 2019. It says i can annulle the violation after the period. Is that possible it will get annulled or will I need... Read more »
answered on Feb 9, 2021
You should contact a criminal defense lawyer. RSA 651:5 controls annulments and there are restrictions on some offences. There are also time requirements that must be met. The process is simple and many citizens can do it without an attorney. There is a provision in the law that if you file and... Read more »
the only reason is because they are addicts. This cant be legal!
answered on Jan 4, 2021
If you and your spouse are facing criminal charges, a condition of bail can be no contact. It could also be imposed on many assault type cases involving domestic violence. In short a judge can in fact prevent contact between spouses, children or anyone.
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