But he got caught pleaded guilty I was given a court date but then covid-19 happened. In the meantime they must have ran his picture through other videos and found him three more times in another Walmart. Warrants were served to my mother's house which she never received what's somebody... Read more »
Regrettfully, there is no way to answer your question of whether or not he is going to jail. The reason most people recommend talking to a lawyer is because there are several factors that go into setting bail. The severity and number of charges is one. Prior history is another. Family support...Read more »
I was pulled over tonight and the officer said he wanted to administer a sobriety test based on the fact that my pupils appeared to be dilated. I informed him I was taking prescription medication yet he gave me the test anyway, told me I didn’t “really” pass and said that was probable cause... Read more »
Here is the thing, prescription drugs can make you illegale to drive if you ate under the influence. Whether or not he had probable cause to believe you have controlled substances is certainly arguable. If you appeared impaired and admitted to taking medications one could certainly argue he had...Read more »
officer she said it was hers, they only thing her and driver had to do was provide license, the officer took container and dumped it, and they were allowed to leave... She just got citation in mail, never recieved anything onsite.. can she fight it
Based on your description of the facts? Maybe. The fact that the officer did not issue the citation at the scene of the crime is not a defense. It is within their discretion to issue the citation up to 30 days after the date of the incident. If they didnt issue it within 30 days there is a...Read more »
My little brother was there during it all he told the cops his side and my boyfriend got arrested because my brother told his if he touch me he would stab him so my boyfriend told him he would shot him they locked his guns up and left them i wasn't strangled i didn't need medical help his... Read more »
These types of case do not lend themselves well to internet self help. Your best bet is to get him an attorney if he doesn't already have one. Depending on the county the Commonwealth is very aggressive with this particular charge and it sounds like he has a few defenses. Don't gather...Read more »
My father in law was amitted to the hospitial for pressure ulcers on the tailbone as well as malnutreion. The pressure ulcers deterated the skin all the way down to his tailbone and poisoned his blood. My father in law is a diabetic as well as a dialysis patent with an amputated left leg. When he... Read more »
Attempted murder has very specific facts needed. However, there are very serious charges for elder abuse and neglect of an individual needing care. You should call the police department and have a detective do an investigation. In many of these cases the physical abuse is just the tip of the...Read more »
Wear his. I was searched due to a warrant for fines and cost. I was charged with possession even though he said they were his and I didn't know they were in there. If I take a written or video statement from him to district court can I have the case thrown out
Doubtful. A written statement from him is hearsay and now allowed. There are ways of arguing around the rule but depending on who your district judge is they may not allow it. Also, the burden of proof at the district court is lower, prima facie is more like probable cause than proof beyond a...Read more »
Depends on what it is. If it is eligible you file a petition with the court. Most convictions are not eligible for expungement, but some are eligible for sealing. Talk to a local attorney, they can walk you through it.
in Pennsylvania, can the defendant ask PA Superior Court to dismiss criminal case, even if the criminal case has gone to trial and even if the defendant is convicted in county court? if so, what grounds to dismiss case in appellate brief?
There are a number of legal grounds for which you can ask the Superior Court to overturn your conviction. It's too hard to explain in this limited of a forum so its important that you contact Appellate counsel immediately. Superior Court appeals have very strict timing requirements (30...Read more »
If a signature on a document is forged where there will be no financial gain, is that less serious than forging, say, a check? If a signature is forged on a birthday card, for example, without the person’s knowledge or permission, would this be punishable in court? It is, I would say, a little... Read more »
Signing a persons name on something in and of itself is not forgery. As Mr. Dutko stated there is an additional element. You have to intend to defraud the other person. Now, you could read a lot of books about what defraud means (and prosecutors read these books too), but if there is no intent...Read more »
Chances are if your bail was set there was a no contact provision put in place. If it wasnt then you can be in contact with her. Be cautious though. If another incident were to happen it could lead to much more serious charges.
This girl wanted to fight me because I was dating her ex boyfriend that she had cheated on. She came to me and told me she wanted to fight. I told her it was stupid and that I didn’t want to. I followed her into the bathroom with the intention to talk. She hit me first and I hit her back using... Read more »
Say what your attorney tells you to say. Self defense isnt as simple as she hit me first, therefore, I get to hit her. Its a justification defense that is easily rebuttable by a DA using some of the facts you have declared on the internet. Your best bet is not to speak to anyone but an...Read more »
I got arrested because I was supposedly being belligerent but they did no say I was being charge with anything until they decided to be aggressive with me while I was being held down by seven officers while intoxicated and having a panic attack. They tased me 2x, I bit and officer in the process... Read more »
The thing that I struggle with on questions like this is there are a lot of missing facts. Please dont share them here, but those facts are important to determining whether or not you have an actual defense or a potential wrongful use of force case. I am assuming you are charged with aggravated...Read more »
In Pennsylvania you can be charged for Attempted Homicide if you intended to cause death or serious bodily injury and took a substantial step towards doing so. They are notoriously hard cases to prove. The hit and run aspect of it makes me wonder about the particular aspects of your case and what...Read more »
So, you used a dead persons debit card to take out money. Unless you have written loan papers or a written authorization I'd be pretty worried. Talk to a local experienced defense attorney. There may be defenses to this type of case, and do not talk to the police before you have talked to...Read more »
Me and my boyfriend got into a petty fight over a game and was upset he los the game and now we had a argument things got heated and loud so i threw his other games on the floor and he got upset pushed /shoved me and then I push bed him back and he threw one of the cases at my face which left knot... Read more »
I am not sure what advice you need. He needs a lawyer. You are not responsible, the officer charged based on the evidence he has. You cant stop thos even if you want to. Be forthright about how you want the case handled. The Distrixt Attorney doesnt have to listen to you but a lot of times...Read more »
Is it possible to purchase a firearm and acquire a CCL? It has been ten years since I was charged with this type of crime and I am actively looking to expunge it so I can take up my hobby of shooting and being able to protect my family again.
The challenge is that you are likely prohibited by federal law from possessing a firearm. This is for two reasons, the fact that your punishment could have been for more than 1 year and secondly because it was for a crime of violence. The feds define crime of violence as "an offense that has...Read more »
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