Scheduled but scheduled for after my probation end date. Went to trial was placed on another 12 months probation. I think is ridiculous completed my classes. Still on probation 2 months left. Never have been drug the entire time. I was assaulted 2 week's by my boyfriend had to go to ER for... Read more »
Hard for anyone to answer the fairness question. Who knows, maybe? To the rest of it if you left them a bunch of messages you should be fine. You may want to consult with a local attorney. It is unusual they would supervise you in a different county for exactly this reason. Talk with an...Read more »
You probably should talk to your attorney about this. He could mean a lot of things. He could mean he is running the sentences concurrently. He could mean he is running them both as second offense DUIs. He could mean a lot of things. Chances are they will both be on your record, and chances...Read more »
Jail time is always a possibility, but as Mr. Hall ably states, it is highly unlikely in such a case like this. The key thing is that he has counsel. You should direct, or have him, direct these questions to them. They will have unique knowledge of the CWs case and possible outcomes given the...Read more »
The minimum outcome would be acquittal, or perhaps having your charges dismissed. There are a lot of options with your charge that depend on the severity of the facts and the prior record. In some counties probation would be likely if it was a first offense and the injuries werent serious. They...Read more »
Probably going to need some context to answer that one. If someone is trespassing you can call the police. If your a retail shop and ipen for business you have to tell them to leave first, but if you dont feel safe you can call the police. Without context its hard to answer that question.
If you max out your time and dont have any supervision left, your case will likely go into collections. The Clerk enters a civil judgment against you (in most counties) for costs and fees when you are sentenced. There are various mechanisms they can use to collect even after your supervision has...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Hall. You fail to ask a question. If you are asking if the evidence is sufficient we wouldn't know because we do not have access to discovery. If the video shows nothing happening it sounds like it would be a good case to either try or try to get the CW to come off of. The CW...Read more »
Does dui in Va count in Pa ? I was offered 10 days in jail and twenty house arrest but could not accept because of medical conditions later they said wait it’s three we found one in Va and gave me 6 months house arrest seems fishy to me
Yes a VA DUI would count if it was within the 10 year window. A lot of times they dont pull out of state drivers abstracts unless they prep the case for trial. You should talk to your attorney if you have questions about what happened.
More specifically, a municipality. To be quite forward, under notice fairly given.
Any attempt to extract fees, or prosecute for said fees, under a non dangerous, non moving violation such as a parking ticket. The ticket would be considered a first step in legal procedure correct? And must... Read more »
I think I get the gist of your question this time. The ticket is not evidence against you it is simply notice that you have committed a violation. On that ticket is information about what you need to do to challenge that violation. The ticket does not assign a value for a penalty it merely puts...Read more »
Yes, there are minimum requirements of Due Process. What that means is almost entirely impossible to explain in this format. There are hundreds of articles written on this on the internet. If you have a specific context it would be much easier to address and give you a more productive answer....Read more »
A guilty plea was taken and the day she was supposed to be sentenced. It was canceled. She received a letter from the judge saying a not guilty verdict will be made . And it's in regards to commonwealth vs.caine. I'm looking for help
She needs to ask her attorney these questions. Caine dealt with a sufficiency of evidence claim relating to what charges a defendant must be found guilty of. With just your question there is no way to educatedly provide an answer. Her attorney should have a more detailed answer.
We're getting messages from someone we know saying she knows we're home, she sees me outside. She has said I abuse kids, says I'll never see the light of day. We tried to get a pfa but they said I can't because I don't have a relationship with her. We went to the magistrate and got a no contact... Read more »
You are charged with a felony of the third degree. Which means you could get up to 7 years in jail. There are defenses, and importantly the Commonwealth has to prove the case against you. Attorneys will be familiar with the charge against you, and all the players and potential outcomes....Read more »
The courts are bound to hear the victim. They are actually required to do so if the victim wishes to speak. "No other assaults" implies that there are other convictions. Guidelines use prior record score and offense gravity score to fashion a sentence. Strangulation has a very high OGS. "Take...Read more »
I am not sure what you mean by nothing was filed right after. If you made a statement adverse to your interests while being investigated by the police you need an attorney. Once they have a confession they don't need to rush to charge. There may be reasons the statement can be suppressed but...Read more »
Depends on what your charges were for and whether the CW can prove your case without their testimony. The CE cant use them as witnesses but id there is other evidence you wont necessarily get a walk. You should be having these conversations with your attorney. They would be in the best posiyipn...Read more »
When you say convicted, do you mean you were found guilty or you pleaded guilty? It only matter because you may have PCRA remedies availavle to you. Post conviction relief act is dificult to file under, you would need to consult with a local appellate attorney.
If he has truly never seen someone go to jail on a first offense DUI he is either very young or very inexperienced. I should suspect he was not being totally truthful with you. Most DUI's have mandatory jail associated with them. If this is your first run in with the law you should be eligible...Read more »
My 66 year old father in law, who I have known for almost 5 years, overdosed on Morphine in a suicide attempt which led to his admission to the psych unit of a hospital. I spoke to him on the telephone the day of the assault charges as well as the following day and it was clear to me as an... Read more »
It is absolutely imperative that he have an attorney representing him. These are very serious charges and as you point out he has a defense. Mental Health defenses are not easy to assert and potentially require expert witnesses to assert properly. Your wish to assist is noble, especially in a...Read more »
Are you eligible for jail time? Sure. Depending on whether this is charged as an M3 or Summary you could get anywhere from 90 days to a year. Is that the likely outcome? No. First offenses of this nature generally get probation or fines. There is no way to give you a definitive answer with...Read more »
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