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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Utah on
Q: How useful is a lawyer help me when I violated probation in Utah

My probation officer came to my house and I was out of state For work .i did not notify him in advance . I can Havecompany prove that I was working .in this ISituation Should I tell him right away or wait until back in the state in a few days then meet him with a lawyer

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Nov 15, 2019

IF you can be jailed or fined, you need an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: If i have pending drug charges.No resolution, no deals, nothing. The judge told me I need to go and take a drug test.

Do I have/need to?

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Nov 11, 2019

Not enough information to opine. Get a consult from a local criminal defense attorney or your current attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Utah on
Q: Search of someone's lunge area that is under arrest can they search someone else's property who isant involved?

My boyfriend got arrested for some warrants and ended up having drugs in his pocket. They searched the lunge area in his vehicle which supposedly included my purse on the floor of the passenger side of his vehicle despite me telling them they could not because I wasant under arrest at this point.... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Oct 31, 2019

I don't know what a 'lunge area' is. These suppression issues are highly fact specific. Contact a local criminal defense attorney for a detailed meeting in person.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: All right I'm currently attending adult probation and parole I'm also under psychiatric care with ritalin

Just that I feel bullied and coerced into saying that I am using meth when I'm not and I'm only using Ritalin as I've been told to which keeps pulling up false positives and I'm scared that they are going to try and throw me back in jail for it

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Oct 25, 2019

Check with your attorney.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Utah on
Q: I got pulled.over a week ago or so for no registration. And I had a weed pipe on me and a bag of weed.

Utah state. I got possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia. Just weed, first charge ever in my 28 years. Also Failure to register registration. Warning. Is what the ticket says.

the officer gave me a break for just making it easy for him when he asked if I had... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Oct 18, 2019

A prosecutor may, and often will, amend a citation to a different charge, even up to or during a trial.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Utah on
Q: Expired BAC test tube validity?
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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 26, 2019

I don't know what your question is, but I am assuming you are asking about the recalled tubes used for blood draws in DUI cases. Only certain agencies had the recalled tubes. Check with a DUI specialist in your area to confirm if your case is one of those.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Can the death penalty be imposed for someone with mental/ psychological illness?

A young friend of mine was sentanced to 25 years in prison at age 17 for stealing beer, the attorney assigned to his case did a poor job in defending him. Whilst in prison he was housed with a rival gang member, they got into a fight which resulted in the other inmates death. My friend is now... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 23, 2019

The prosecution can seek the death penalty. If he has been charged with agg. murder, and has appointed counsel, they are Rule 8 certified and will look into that issue. Contact them. This constant posting of death penalty issues is not going to get you the answers you want. There are only about... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: What can be done if an inmate is being deliberately targeted by staff and warden?

I have a friend on death row he is separated from the rest of the death row inmates and is being deliberately targeted by staff and the warden, he isn't allowed to participate in programming, he isn't allowed to progress, I have a letter from another inmate stating he was personally told by the... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 23, 2019

If he's on death row he has several attorneys. You need to ask them.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: I am facing 3 Charges for contributing to a minor for alcohol but I am not of legal age to purchase it and I know the

Adult who did purchase it which then Contributes to minors , can I get these Charges Dropped? I am only 18 and not legal age to purchase

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 11, 2019

You can defend against any charge. You will need an attorney to help you. Call a local defense attorney in your area for a consultation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Are jury statements taken during an investigation on a death penalty appeal considered as New evidence?

an investigator interviewed jury members as part of the appeal process, where jury members stated a judge had spoken to them during deliberations outside counsel and defendant, and stated that the trial atmosphere was intimidating as the trial was held in a prison in a makeshift courtroom, are this... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 9, 2019

Maybe. This is a highly technical area of State and Federal appellate law. Sounds like the Troy Kell case.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Utah on
Q: What happens when a judge addresses the jury outside the presence of counsel or defendant?

The judge addressed the jury during deliberations in a death penalty case without the defendant or his attorney being present. No notes were made in the trial transcripts of the judge ever talking to the jury members. A jury member stated afterwards that her mind had been made up after the judge... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 14, 2019

Not enough information. Contact the appellate attorney on the case.

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4 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Is it advisable to bring my paper to read my "testimony" off of? Or does that make for irrate judges?

This is for a second degree felony drug charge, I was offered a third degree felony and they would take off the DUI. i am shooting for a Class A misdemeanor with the DUI. I am a freelance writer, the "letter" is very proper in manner, persuasive yet honest. Court makes me nervous at times which... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Aug 22, 2019

You need to check with your attorney. Sounds like a bad idea from here.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Real Estate Law for Utah on
Q: How do i prevent someone from coming onto my property when they have been verbally instructed not to but still do.

There has been physical altercation between the individual and one of the residents as well. Despite numerous times of being told to not come onto our property or into our home the individual has continued to do so. It is the boyfriend of one of our children. Neither are residents.

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Aug 16, 2019

This is not a criminal law issue or question.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Small Claims for Utah on
Q: Person keeps product, credit card company refunds money

A person in another state buys a product from me he called me telling me it was damaged I asked him to take a photo and text it to me so I could help him with a replacement he refused then told me he wished he would have bought a cheaper one at Walmart and told me to send him a shipping label so he... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Aug 14, 2019

This is a contract question, not a criminal law question.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: What's the statue of limitations?

I went to a grocery store in 2013 and they accused me of stealing some pens but they just said to leave and to never come back which I didn't until today so can the company still file charges even though it's been so long?

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Aug 18, 2019

It depends on the value of the pens. Most misdemeanor statutes of limitations are two years, and most felony statutes of limitations are four. It seem the easiest solution would be to not go back to that store......

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Utah on
Q: so I am just wondering if I should get a laywer for my daughter my only thing is I dont have the money for one well

not a down payment my daughter is 11 years old and is getting charged with a felony and a class b misdominer her and a friend went to walmart and on the way in found a credit card went in used the credit card for like 15 .00 than tryed to pull money out at the ATM witch mind you did not work at the... Read more »

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Aug 7, 2019

You need to call a Juvenile law attorney

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Is it best to get three sentences aggregated in Nevada?

My son is serving 26 to life for three crimes that happened all within minutes. The incident happened in 2013. He took a plea in 2018. He received 20 to life for one. He received 3-15 for each of the other two.

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Jul 24, 2019

Your question is unclear. I am not licensed in Nevada.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Utah on
Q: just need to know if therers an alternate charge for a class a possession charge in utah that does't effect my drive
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Jul 18, 2019

Not enough information to answer. Set up a consultation with a local criminal defense attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: was going to confront an online pedobaiter scammer but turns out to be a police officer

i was on a online 18+ dating site that's known for its high density of scammers and fake account, and came across someone pretending to be a minor, the whole conversation was a painfully apparent that it was someone trying to expose pedophiles so i social engineered the conversation for a meet up... Read more »

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Jul 1, 2019

You need an attorney. That defense is not going to work.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: I got arrested because someone put stuff under passenger seat why do they refuse to fingerprint the evidence?

It was under his seat I didn't know it was there and because I owned the vehicle they charged me I had never seen it or touched it but they won't fingerprint it I even offered to pay for them to do it. Is there someway to get it done?

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Jun 27, 2019

Have your attorney get an order for independent testing. They should know how. If you don't have an attorney - get one .

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