Id like if someone can tell me if thats true. My arraignment is soon and im sure the charges would be dropped. Or should I ask for a seal and destroy at arraignment? Can I do that? Also is fighting in public charge considered violent though there was never a physical fight?
answered on Apr 27, 2023
Arrests that did not lead to formal charges being filed are routinely reported in background checks -- which result in privacy violations to many people who had a false sense of security. By the time someone is arrested and released from jail, an average of 7-15 different private organizations... Read more »
I consented to a consumer report background check at my employer when up for promotion. An old active arrest warrant was discovered on the check. The employer did not notify me of the issue directly and instead contacted local law enforcement who then came looking for me. I do not believe the... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2023
The situation you have shared is very concerning and may very well be a violation of employment background check compliance (such as through the Fair Credit Reporting Act) as well as a number of related obligations imposed on employers who order criminal history information reports from third... Read more »
What is the form number or name to file a motion? How do I subpoena the cop? can you provide links or instructions?
I cannot afford an attorney.
I cannot understand the books at the law library.
Any referrals? Non profits will not help me. I am not interested in... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2023
You will need to first file a motion of factual innocence with the law enforcement agency that arrested you (and this must be done within 2 years of the arrest date). If they do no respond to your motion within 60 days, it's considered a denial, and you then have the right to have a hearing... Read more »
What course of action may I take as a victim of this abuse of the law? Am I able to sue the individuals and/or can they be arrested for lying to LE and their harassment?
answered on Mar 20, 2023
This is True. It is against the law to knowingly report a crime or file a false police report. Be aware that it will be your burden to provide the proof of the falsity--Law enforcement will not jump through hoops for you because they typically get many individuals claiming that a report was... Read more »
I don’t know if that would serve as good evidence that I tried to stop it and that they showed a deliberate intent to keep going. I don’t know if it would look bad on me for asking them to leave me alone and that they’re making me uncomfortable or not. Does anyone know what kind of evidence... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2023
Stalking and harassing conduct have specific definitions so it's going to depend on how far the other person goes when it comes to following you on social media versus contacting you on those platforms. For example, if they follow you without making direct contact with you, they are allowed... Read more »
I admitted to the officer that I touched my spouse on the shoulder while he was walking away from me. We were having a verbal argument. Bystanders claimed that I grabbed my spouse around the neck and pulled on his shirt however I only touched my hand to his shoulder. He was walking very fast and I... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2023
Your specific facts put your case in the less serious category of domestic violence cases. You are not likely to see any jail time after appearing in court. Bystanders (witnesses) can see the wrong thing if they don't have the context of what they're noticing. Your admission to the... Read more »
I was told to have my attorney present paperwork to the DA asking for discovery, but I don't have an attorney. I went to the Courthouse and asked the Clerk, and also went to the self-help area, but neither told me how one goes about getting discovery before the arraignment hearing if they are... Read more »
answered on Mar 18, 2023
Mr. Grant provides a very good solution and I agree with him. Obtaining discovery before arraignment is not typical even for attorneys. However, you can get the initial discovery (basic police report and possibly supplemental summaries) at the first appearance and then request to continue your... Read more »
Its been proven that SF medical examiner's altered toxicology results of deceased, detective planted evidence (Proven in court. SFPD photographer testified certain items were NOT there until Inspector placed them and asked her to re-photograph).
There are two whistleblowers and ex... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2023
Civil suits stemming from criminal trials have extraordinarily high burdens. More importantly, however, prosecutors have complete immunity from civil lawsuits for several reasons. There have only been a handful of cases in the US where a prosecutor committed such an injustice that it equated to... Read more »
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