Police don't have to take anyone's statement. That said, it seems like bad police work that could be exploited in your defense. Additionally, your attorney will want to talk to your wife and produce a statement for the prosecutor and potentially call her as a witness should the matter...Read more »
My daughter was with a person that confessed to theft but now the person is threatening to say she knew about the theft when she did not if my daughter does not pay for her class. This person told my daughter that if the $200 isn't paid this person will go to jail. Therefore my daughter needs... Read more »
She can change her story. It's kind of unlikely anyone will believe it. It sounds like she's already been charged and convicted and is now on probation. I do not think the prosecutor is going to want this case back.
Expert witnesses are hired, not subpoenaed. Witnesses who are subpoenaed into court are usually fact witnesses and their compensation is provided by the court and is exceedingly minimal. When you hire an expert to testify on your client's behalf your client generally pays for them and there is...Read more »
A lawyer needs to review the case. This sort of question is highly fact and judge dependent. I've had judicial release motions granted for convicted rapists and denied for non-violent crimes. So much depends on the judge, what the individual has done with themselves in prison, and whether the...Read more »
I was a passenger in the car when a friend was pulled over. He allowed them to search his car and in the car was my purse which they found a rolled up $100 bill and a card with residue on it. I was not cited at the scene but told I have a charge "over my head" if I did not give them a... Read more »
Sort of. They can certainly charge you later, and they have a lot of time. But not whenever they want. If the charge is a misdemeanor, the statute of limitations in two years. If the charge is a felony, the statute of limitations is six years. From your description it sounds likely the substance...Read more »
The xray showed concerns for the screw being lateral which was causeing nerve damage to where I couldn’t walk and the screws he used one of them was broke and now I have permanent leg damage from it and no back doctor will help me after haveing 2 back to back surgeries Do I have any options
Nothing gives the judge the ability to sentence someone over the maximum allowable prison term. But it is far more likely you misunderstand the maximum than that the judge did so. Review the matter privately with a lawyer.
If you want to get some help finding cases that may be pertinent to your own, the best thing to do--unless you want to pay for Westlaw or Lexis Nexus--is to visit the library at the nearest public law school.
Facts are everything on a motion to suppress, but in a conveyance situation it's reasonably likely the inmate does not have standing. You and the other party involved need to be discussing this rather serious case privately with attorneys so you can go over all the facts and the law to find out.
The age of consent in Ohio is 16. That said, an adult who engages in a sexual relationship with a child runs a lot of other, non-sex offense legal risks like contributing to the delinquency of a minor and interference with child custody. It's best to just stick to 18 and up.
Got charged with ovi on May 8th. On July 20th my I went to court and my lawyer asked that the case be moved from mayors court to county court. The prosecutor told me to expect a letter from county court in the mail in a week. It has now been over two months and nothing and the county court says... Read more »
It's hard to say from your brief recitation of facts what is going on. But someone needs to look into it before you wind up with a warrant for missing a court date. OVI cases don't just get moved from one court to another. If it is a felony OVI it may start in a municipal court and be...Read more »
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