answered on Jan 18, 2021
Your husband will likely face a new criminal prosecution, as well as a probation violation. The court will likely impose a no contact order to prevent him from having contact with you, if he is able to post bond. If he is unable to post bond, he will remain in custody throughout the court... Read more »
Felony probation over 50% completed, no history of fleeing or evading or not showing up
answered on Jul 28, 2020
A common condition of probation is to not leave the state without approval of the Court. If your probation officer is unwilling to allow for travel, it is recommended that you hire a lawyer to file a motion before the Judge assigned to your case to allow for travel.
My boyfriend hit me
answered on May 28, 2020
In most jurisdictions, no. It is up to the State/local prosecutor to decide if a charge is pursued against an individual, even if the victim does not want to pursue any type of charges.
answered on Apr 10, 2020
Escape from jail can be charged as a 2 year maximum felony. Consecutive sentencing applies.
Can a civil case win be introduced as new evidence in a criminal case and get a conviction overturned?
answered on Aug 20, 2019
Depending upon the facts and circumstances, it could potentially form the basis for appellate relief (if an appeal is still available) or a motion for relief from judgment. You should consult with an appellate lawyer to see what, if any, potential grounds for relief are available.
Court date is Aug 29th but the case evaluation was this week and they recommended a $6,000 judgement. We were asking for $22,000. The 3 suspects all had criminal backgrounds I found out through the police report. My attorney just wants to settle for that but I do not. I want my day in court. Is the... Read more »
answered on Jul 26, 2019
Do you have a fee agreement with your lawyer? That will dictate what you and your lawyer's financial and other obligations are.
You have a right to have a trial. However, you should talk to your lawyer about the advantages and disadvantages of having a trial. There may be a... Read more »
I took a plea deal for domestic violence in a case i was innocent of, my court appointed attorney advised me to because my ex wife and her friend would make up any story they could to get me in trouble, can I appeal it?
answered on Jul 24, 2019
If you plead guilty, you can have a lawyer file an Application for Leave to Appeal with a higher court (if the request is made timely). The higher court will look at the Application for Leave to Appeal, and decide on the Application alone whether or not the Court will hear the appeal. In most... Read more »
Got arrested for my 2nd DUI and haven't got an letter by mail from the court? Should I call or wait? I getting worried.
answered on Jul 21, 2019
Sometimes there are delays if a blood draw was involved in the case, because it takes quite a bit of time to have the sample tested at the laboratory. You can hire a lawyer at anytime to represent you - you do not have to wait to be charged to hire a lawyer. A lawyer can give you great advice,... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2019
You can file a police report with the police department where the offense occurred. The police will likely conduct an investigation. If the investigating officer believes there is probable cause, the case will be presented to the prosecutor. The prosecutor will then determine what, if any,... Read more »
I am the Cubmaster/Treasurer/Den leader of my local Cub Scout Pack. I had reported fraudulent charges on the acgreecount. When I was called in to get my statement it was more like an interrogation and the green officer (who has never done this kind of thing before) was fishing to find something I... Read more »
answered on Mar 12, 2019
Under the circumstances that you describe, you need a lawyer right away. I would not recommend making any further statements about this allegation to the police or anyone else. Your question does not indicate what city the allegation concerns. Please feel free to call me at either 248-792-2590... Read more »
My x wife told cops I violated my no contact order with her when in fact I only ever contacted her mom to set up visitation for me and my kids! She had to have told police that my messages to my mother in law's phone were to herself pretending the phone was hers and no police ever tried to... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2018
You need a lawyer to help you. A probation violation, if admitted to or proven, could lead to incarceration.
Your lawyer will obtain a copy of the violation against you, which may contain more specific information concerning the date, time, and location of the alleged violation(s). There... Read more »
answered on Nov 9, 2018
No. This would be considered a felony offense if the person was prosecuted. Pursuant to Michigan Compiled Law 750.227 the maximum penalty for this offense is up to 5 years in prison, or a fine of not more than $2500.
answered on Nov 9, 2018
Presuming that there is no type of aggravating injury, the maximum penalty for assault and battery is 93 days in jail and/or up to 2 years of probation. However, the Judge is not required to impose any type of jail if a conviction occurs.
answered on Nov 9, 2018
This offense carries a maximum jail sentence of 93 days in Michigan. It is recommended to hire a lawyer for this type of case.
I had a fight last weekend.
answered on Sep 26, 2018
You can either hire a lawyer to help you, or you can call the court that would have jurisdiction to see if there are any outstanding matters with your name. If you discuss the alleged facts with anyone, please be mindful that anything that you say could be used against you.
answered on Sep 25, 2018
A DUI in Michigan will always remain on your criminal record and driving history. Under current Michigan law, the offense cannot be expunged.
How much time will he serve in jail? Can this be seen as a habitual offender?
answered on Sep 18, 2018
The charges are likely to be misdemeanor charges. Driving while license suspended is a 93 day misdemeanor, that can be enhanced to a 1 year maximum misdemeanor if you have a prior conviction for the same. No insurance is a 1 year maximum misdemeanor (it can be charged as a civil infraction as No... Read more »
My friend drives semi and I don't see him but couple times in a month. Wallet had No I.d cash or cards. In it was CPR and ems certs and his daughters SSN. I put wallet in my vehicle and finished building the dog kennel he wanted. A few weeks went by. I was pulled over for no license plate... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2018
Defending yourself in court is not the right option. Hiring a lawyer to properly defend you is your best course of action.
With any theft allegation the prosecution must prove intent. Any reasonable doubt concerning intent means the verdict should be not guilty.
Your lawyer will... Read more »
I was cooperative, but confused and assumed a blood test would read lower. I now know that it was a mistake and considered a refusal. When I realized my error, I asked to blow instead, but was told it was too late. He threatened to strap me down and take the blood plus charge me with a felony. At... Read more »
answered on Sep 3, 2018
If arrested for drunk driving in Michigan, you will be required to take a chemical test to determine your bodily alcohol content (BAC). Under Michigan's Implied Consent Law, all drivers are considered to have given their consent to this test. If you refuse a test, six points will be added to... Read more »
Criminal charges are being persued, the 'suspect' has been arrested and arraigned. He punched me in the face twice, knocking my front tooth out. He was the passenger in my car I was DRIVING, so i parked and demanded he get out. He refused, so i got out. Whwn he hit me he knocked off my... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2018
You were the victim of an intentional tort (assault and battery) and can pursue a civil lawsuit against him. The lawsuit can be filed as a small claims matter (where you represent yourself in court), however your recovery will be limited. You, or a lawyer retained to represent you, can file a... Read more »
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