I am fighting a speeding ticket I got from Oregon State Police. The trooper told me it will cost me more to ask for discovery's then just pay the ticket. I know I can win if I have everything I need from the Officer. Do I have to pay for discovery's I request? If not what is the law saying I do not?
Generally, in traffic cases you have to track down the discovery you want. With OSP, you should send a letter to their records department with a $25.00 check. That's usually their minimum fee. They will notify you if there are further fees that need to be paid. Unfortunately, OSP is extremely...Read more »
It certainly isn't supposed to do that. See ORS § 135.395 -
Determining accuracy of plea -
After accepting a plea of guilty or no contest, the court shall not enter a judgment without making such inquiry as may satisfy the court that there is a factual basis for the plea. [1973...Read more »
It's possible to transfer your supervision to another state by going through the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS). Check out the ICAOS rules here: http://www.interstatecompact.org/About/NavigatingtheCompact.aspx to see if you would qualify and talk with your PO to see...Read more »
Generally, you have to sign a release agreement when you get out of jail. Many courts have a default condition of release that you may not leave the state and, if you do, you waive extradition from wherever you end up. Violating a condition of release is a very quick way to find yourself back in...Read more »
This girl told me that she had submitted a false report of being robbed and that she told the DET. I was the one who did it. I was called askin for $800 and if I don't pay her she would be filing berg charges. I picked her up she gave me some equipment and 5 plants which was witnessed. because... Read more »
You're in a tough situation. Your primary goal should not be to get revenge or file charges on her but rather to defend yourself against any false allegations. You may want to consider finding and retaining evidence that could help you like any text messages, call records or voicemails made...Read more »
The answer to your question may depend on where the inmate is being housed.
Washington Department of Corrections only allows escorted leave from prisons for: 1) to receive necessary medical or dental care that is not available at the facility; 2) to attend the funeral or visit the deathbed...Read more »
It's hard to answer your question without more specifics. Generally, a warrant must clearly specify the place to be searched. If the house is divided by purpose - i.e. you get upstairs and I get downstairs - one warrant may be enough. If the two are physically, permanently separated by walls...Read more »
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